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What does F3 mean on my GE microwave oven Model# XXXXX

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What does F3 mean on my GE microwave oven?Model# XXXXX Do I need to get a new microwave, and the tec on the phone wants to charge me more then the micro to come out and fix it.No buttons on the micro work and F3 flashes in the space above the buttons where time,etc. show. The machine beeps.
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Appliance Technician: Michael L....JA Appliance Repairman, 15 Years as Maintenance Technician replied 9 years ago
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Hi and Welcome to Just Answer,
Ok, let's take a look at this;

 

 

That is a error code for a bad keypad, unfortunately I can't find a part for you, so I think it will be cheaper to replace the microwave

 

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Customer reply replied 9 years ago

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Customer reply replied 9 years ago

did you get me question

 

Appliance Technician: Michael L....JA Appliance Repairman, 15 Years as Maintenance Technician replied 9 years ago

I got the first one on the keypad problem that you accepted, did you need more help

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Customer reply replied 9 years ago
yes i haven't gotten my question answer. What does F3 mean on my GE microwave oven?Model# XXXXX Do i need to replace it?
Appliance Technician: Michael L....JA Appliance Repairman, 15 Years as Maintenance Technician replied 9 years ago

I will post the answer again from above

F3 error code means the keypad failed.

There is no replacement part.

So in my opionion it would be best to replace the microwave then to have it repaired.

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