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My microwave shows 5E, which I understand means it needs a

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My microwave shows 5E , which I understand means it needs a new filter. I ordered one and installed it but it still registers 5E.
What's wrong?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 1 year ago.

Error 5E means that your touch control panel has shorted out and needs to be replaced. Try to unplug the microwave for 5 minutes to see if the electronics will reset. If not then you'd need to replace the touchpad I'm sorry to say.

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