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Whirlpool microwave mh7140xfq-1 shows code F6?

My microwave is now displaying F6 and doesn't work. When plugged in it just humms. What is the solution?

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SOURCE: Microwave won't turn on. It's displaying F6.

Assuming yours is a model GH4155XP, that would be a failed cook relay on the control circuit board.

We regularly repair such control units for customers nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week with a one-year guarantee.

At our Web site, you can get details of our service, plus we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

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Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool wmh1162xvs service code F6 after power failure

This is almost always a shorted microwave power relay on the control circuit board.

We regularly repair such control units for customers nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week or so with a one-year guarantee.

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.

Or 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.

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Posted on Jan 17, 2010

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Posted on Sep 30, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Whirlpool MH7140XFQ-0

"F6" on a Whirlpool microwave means you have a shorted cook relay on the control circuit board.

For model MH7140XFQ0 the control circuit board would be part number 4393919, which you can order from the Pros here for $132.23.

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.

Then you unplug the keypad (as per the photo below) take out the old board, then move the new circuit board into your frame.

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Some connectors on the relays may have a lock:

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Otherwise, we regularly repair these boards with our $39.95 nationwide service. Details are here.

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I have have a 10 year old Kenmore Hood/Microwave combo built by Whirpool. I'm getting an F6 error code. What is the error code trying to tell me?


F6 —Microwave Relay Failure: Check the microwave relay.

The F6 error code which is flashing on your microwave refers to a faulty relay. However, I would suggest that you first try to run a diagnostic (which you may not be able to, but it is beneficial if it works). Here is how:

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.

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 "—" is displayed.
If you want to try to fix it your self, Always remember Electricity is dangerous and should be treated with respect.
Microwaves are very dangerous, they can still shock you even unplugged!!
Use a metal ( not the shiny chrome type ) screw driver with a insulated handle to short across ( touch both at the same time ) the terminals of the high voltage capacitor to discharge it. With the microwave unplugged.

Hope that helps.........

Jul 10, 2008 | Whirlpool Microwave Ovens

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I have a whirlpool microwave oven over the range. Model GH 5184xps-4 when I press start, it comes on for one second then it shows a code -F7- and stops


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.


Hope helps.

Apr 12, 2011 | Whirlpool Microwave Ovens

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I have a Whirlpool MH7140XFQ-0 Microwave and last night it stopped working with the screen showing F6. I unplugged it for over an hour and plugged it back in and it went right to F6. It tries to run if the...


"F6" on a Whirlpool microwave means you have a shorted cook relay on the control circuit board.

For model MH7140XFQ0 the control circuit board would be part number 4393919, which you can order from the Pros here for $132.23.

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.

Then you unplug the keypad (as per the photo below) take out the old board, then move the new circuit board into your frame.

34374fd.jpg

Some connectors on the relays may have a lock:

positivelock.jpg


Otherwise, we regularly repair these boards with our $39.95 nationwide service. Details are here.

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

Jan 23, 2011 | Whirlpool MH1140XMS Microwave Oven

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It wasnt working at no display nothing, i took down and cleaned real good now im getting a F6 code


Funny that a cleaning would revive a totally dead microwave! Never would have guessed. On microwaves manufactured by whirlpool, F6 apparently means "Microwave relay failure. Check wiring to relay 4903 for short circuits."
Talk to your local service shop and see if they will replace a microwave relay... they should be able to give you a parts and labour estimate before they begin so you will know what you are in for.

Oct 21, 2010 | Whirlpool MH1150XM Convection/Microwave...

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The microwave doesn't come on and when you push


I'm assuming this is model number MH2175XSQ1.

F6 means the cook power relay on the control circuit board is intermittently shorting.

We regularly repair these controllers nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid with a one year guarantee. Details are here.

Or you can order a new control board ("microcomputer" part number W10166798) here for $74.30 plus shipping.

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.

Then you unplug the keypad (as per the photo below), take out the defective board and install the new one.

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

34374fd.jpg

Some connectors on the relays may have a lock:

positivelock.jpg

Jul 10, 2010 | Whirlpool MH2175XS Microwave Oven

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Whirlpool wmh1162xvs service code F6 after power failure


This is almost always a shorted microwave power relay on the control circuit board.

We regularly repair such control units for customers nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week or so with a one-year guarantee.

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.

Or 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
Microwave Oven Control Panel Repair Nationwide

Jan 14, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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Whirlpool MH7140XFQ-1 microwave no longer heating


Hi,
Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with yourMicrowave Oven....

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heatman101
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Apr 24, 2009 | Whirlpool MH7140XF Microwave Oven

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My Microwave is displaying F6 and running when plugged in.


I found a sheet that says to check wiring to main or microwave relay for shorts. If no shorts found, replace control board.

Apr 10, 2009 | Whirlpool GH7145XF Microwave Oven

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