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I have a microwave ge model# jvm1842bd clear/off button won't work

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You have a failed membrane keypad.

If you (or someone you know) might want to replace it yourself, I have uploaded a handy guide with pictures showing you what's typically involved.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minute

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

If you would like to have us do this repair for you, we do that for $39.95 plus part and shipping costs nationwide.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on May 26, 2011

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