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My whirlpool amw 440/ix microwave kept changing temperature itself when pressing start and now shows err 3 code i have tried turning off from mains and turning on again hoping to reprogramme but nothing seems to work - what to do

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The display driver is faulty. A replacement display board may still be available. Try www.espares.co.uk or a Philips Microwave dealer.

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The model number is just fine, it's AMW 502 ix.
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SOURCE: I have a 2 month old whirlpool built in microwave, model no amw 498 ix. An alarm has just started sounding about every 10 minutes and the display shows code 'ERR2'. There is nothing about this in the

try to disconnect the electricity and remove any metal objects colse to it or mobile phones and reconnect it back again and see what happens.

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I have a 2 month old whirlpool built in microwave, model no amw 498 ix. An alarm has just started sounding about every 10 minutes and the display shows code 'ERR2'. There is nothing about this in the


try to disconnect the electricity and remove any metal objects colse to it or mobile phones and reconnect it back again and see what happens.

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Microwave not working stating error 3 or error sensor or just coming on by itself. we have tried shutting down circut breaker


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"ERR 3" means that the magnetron units have failed in the microwave. Food will not cook or heat up when the microwave is in use.

This code is different than "ERR 1" or "ERR 2" because with those the microwave is still operational. "ERR 3" means a complete failure.

The magnetron is the main source of power and heating in a microwave. Magnets work inside a magnetron tube to create the heat and voltage needed to cook items.

Bring the microwave back to the retailer or a repair shop for service. You may also consider purchasing a whole new microwave if the prices are cheap enough.

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G E microwave model # JVM1190BY has reading sensor error or error 3 or at times just starts up when we are not even using. tried shutting circut breaker....whats going on


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"ERR 3" means that the magnetron units have failed in the microwave. Food will not cook or heat up when the microwave is in use.

This code is different than "ERR 1" or "ERR 2" because with those the microwave is still operational. "ERR 3" means a complete failure.

The magnetron is the main source of power and heating in a microwave. Magnets work inside a magnetron tube to create the heat and voltage needed to cook items.

Bring the microwave back to the retailer or a repair shop for service. You may also consider purchasing a whole new microwave if the prices are cheap enough.

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Err3 ?


"ERR 3" means that the magnetron units have failed in the microwave. Food will not cook or heat up when the microwave is in use.

The magnetron is the main source of power and heating in a microwave. Magnets work inside a magnetron tube to create the heat and voltage needed to cook items.

Prevention/Solution: Bring the microwave back to the retailer or a repair shop for service. You may also consider purchasing a whole new microwave if the prices are cheap enough.

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TOUCH PANEL & MICROCOMPUTER BOARD TEST FOR WHIRLPOOL....

The microwave oven may be provided with a self diagnostic routine that can be operated

through the touch pad keyboard. To enter the self-diagnostic routine:

1.While pressing the CANCEL keypad:
a) Open the oven door.
b) Unplug the microwave oven for 2-seconds and plug it back in.
c) Release the CANCEL keypad and close the oven door. You will see the following display.

CHART
NOTE: The humidity sensor test results will appear on the display after 8-seconds.If the tests are successful, "OK " will be displayed. If one or more of the tests fail, "ERR " will be displayed.. 2.When a keypad is pressed, a number according to the test chart will be displayed. When no keypad is pressed, a blank "O" (square) is displayed...

POWER FAILURE & FAILURE CODES
Power Failure: After a power failure, the WELCOME screen will be displayed.

F2 Keyboard Failure: Refer to the Tech Sheet and conduct a touch panel continuity test.

F3 Humidity Sensor Failure: Refer to the Tech Sheet and test the sensor.

F6 Microwave Relay Failure: Check the microwave relay.

F7 Microcomputer Board Failure: Change the microcomputer board.


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My built in 5 year old microwave AMW 520/IX display has gone wonky. Some of the LEDS stay on no matter what number should be showing.


The display driver is faulty. A replacement display board may still be available. Try www.espares.co.uk or a Philips Microwave dealer.

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This is to do with an error in the warming plate function. You may be able to cure this error by completely unplugging the coffee maker from the mains lead and then plugging it back in and trying to brew. If this does not help I would suggest trying to contact the manufacturer to see if it is still under warranty.

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