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Touch Pad After the power went out one night in our area, the control panel(or touch pad) is black. Nothing. Can not use the oven. tried to unplug it for awhile, still nothing. Do I need a whole new touch pad control thing?? This happened 4 months ago, I called to just check price on new panel, cost about 300.00, and would take 3 months to get in. (?) I paid good money for this range back in 99, it should last longer than this. (my moms range is 40 plus years old, and still cookin!) Has there been problems with these panels? Thanks for any and all help....(I'll bake ya a cake if I can repair with little or no cost. :)

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  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Touch pads, clock, oven controls, etc., nothing working on control panel

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Yes the control panel will need to be replaced. The problem now is these solid state controls and probably made in Mexico. 40 yrs ago everything was mechanical and had fewer problems.

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

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    Craig Shelton Oct 06, 2007

    Sorry, I meant to say oven control board not control panel.

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