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I have a GE SPACEMAKER XL1400 Microwave Model # JVM1450WA01. It shows an error message F3 and is not working at all. I'd like to know what the problem is, if I can fix it on my own and can I get the manual? Thank you

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On a GE microwave F3 means you have a failed keypad

Check this fixya link:

http://www.fixya.com/support/t229241-displays_f3

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