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Topic # 157431 1-Dec-2014 13:42
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I'm aware that this has been an on-going problem for many users but I've only recently experienced it. I opened the remote, cleaned the two problem buttons, but used some switch contact cleaning fluid.
This seems to have completely dissolved the carbon deposit on the affected buttons so they are no longer intermittent.
They're totally dead. Does anyone know of an available conductive product to "repaint" the black rubber contacts to have them work again?
Failing that, are the replacement remotes still available from Dish TV? 

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  Reply # 1186341 1-Dec-2014 13:46
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Replacement remotes arte available on our website for $40  (Free Shipping) here 
This replacement remote control does not have the backlit keypad. The backlit keypad remote is no longer available.



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  Reply # 1186906 2-Dec-2014 11:19

There is also conductive paint available on ebay 


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  Reply # 1187009 2-Dec-2014 12:36
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Yeah. Thanks for the suggestion, but I was hoping to find something locally.
If I can't find a working fix, then I'll purchase a new one from DishTV.

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