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My GE over the range microwave oven started showing me an F3 warning sign and will not allow the use of it or to push buttons as it beeps incessantly with this code. I cannot find the instruction manual. What does this mean?
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Appliance Technician: Master Tech, Whirlpool Master Technician replied 7 years ago
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If you open the door in will be on the face frame of the unit.
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Appliance Technician: Master Tech, Whirlpool Master Technician replied 7 years ago

F-3 is a shorted keypad.

Which means you need to replace the kaypad /console.

Here is a link to the part .

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-number/Ge-profile-Parts/Microwave-Parts/WB07X10630/0022/364/Model-JVM1870WF0 7/3272/0123370?keySuffixId=NA&productTypeId=0123370&searchModelNumber=JVM1870WF07&subCompDesc=Microwave&brandDesc=GE PROFILE&modelDesc=MICROWAVE&blt=11

 

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