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- Control Panel - Stainless Steel
Level of DifficultyReally easy
Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins
CustomerRobert from Long Valley NJ
Steam from oven below microwave cooked the microwave control panel
I replaced both the circuit board and the control panel:
Unplugged the microwave. Removed the the 2 phillips screws in the top grill. Slid the grill to the left and removed. This exposed the single phillips screw holding the control panel touch screen. Pulled the panel forward, removed the wire connections in the back and removed the panel. Pushed new circuit board into slots of new control panel. Reconnected the wires to the same locations as the old panel. Replaced the panel and grill. 2 Notes:
1. Although my model number JVM1740SM1SS is what appears on the microwave, no parts were available for this model. When I entered JVM1740SM2SS, I was able to view parts.
2. The flat plastic ribbon wire connection to the touch screen was tricky. You have to lift up the plastic frame around the ribbon to release it. Insert the new ribbon and lock the frame by pushing the frame down again.