Question about Microwave Ovens
My microwave keeps beeping and none of the buttons will work. It just displays F3 on the screen.
F3 on a GE / Hotpoint microwave means you have a shorted keypad.
If you (or someone you know) might want to replace it yourself, I have uploaded a handy guide with pictures showing you what's typically involved.
You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.
There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.
If you would like to have us do this for you, we do that for $39.95 plus part costs, which depends on your model number.
Feel free to contact me directly for more information & help.
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William E. Miller
Posted on Oct 08, 2008
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