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Hotpoint RVM1425 Microwave Oven IT BEEPS, SHOWS F3 OR F4

AND STOP WORKING. BUT AFTER WHILE IT STARTS TO WORK AND AGAIN

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  • babakakbaria Mar 06, 2009

    THE MODEL IS HOTPOINT RVM1425WA 001, HOW CAN I GET YOUR HELP TO FIX IT FOR ME?

    WHEN I CLICK ON "US" I CAN'T HAVE THE LINK LOADED.


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F3 on a GE / Hotpoint microwave means you have a shorting membrane keypad.

If and when an oven is coming on or doing anything by itself, this is very dangerous and can result in a fire.

So until it is repaired, please leave it unplugged or leave the door open when it's not in use, and please do not leave it running unattended.

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 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.

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At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

If you would like to have us do this repair for you, we do that for $39.95 plus part costs.

Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number from the tag on the unit) for more information & help.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

William E. Miller, AS-EET

prototech@usa.net
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

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