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GE Spacemaker Xl 1800, model JVM1860BD001

While a cleaning service was working on my microwave oven, it appears that they allowed fluids to leak into the electronics, possibly from above in the air vent or through some very heavy scrubbing on the control panel. Now some of the elements of the display come on incorrectly; for example - a 3 is displayed as a 9.

After much arguing, the cleaning service is now proposing to have someone remove the damaged panel and repair it. Is this feasible? I think it is unlikely to work.

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The parts need to be replaced by an authorized repair service!
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