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Repair help The knob that controls the functions (time & all settings) turns around but does not function. Need repair switch or ??

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  • Larry Lanning Sep 02, 2008

    Tried the hard boot, nothing, left it unpluged overnight an in the morning it worked fine. Electronics must have run down an now things are ok. Hopefully

    thanks for the help.....

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Thefirst thing I would suggest is a hard reset. Unplug the unit for aminute or so. Then plug it back in, set the clock and try again.

Let us know if the hard reset does not fix it.

Your control board may need to be repaired. While these run about $232, we can often repair them for only $39.95 nationwide.

Feel free to contact me directly for more information & help.

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Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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