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I have a GE microwave that kinda died yesterday or should I say doesn't work the way it should. I've had it for a couple years now. The Model no. is JES1238WH001. When I came home it was beeping. As soon as you shut the door it would automatically go to 6 minutes and start running. When you shut the door nothing would respond. I unplugged it and turned it back on but all it does is beep then give an F3 error then it turns on to 6 minutes and runs. I don't know if this is something worth fixing or if it can even be fixed or just toss it out.

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It acts like your control board has a bad coupling capacitor,or solder joint,i wouldn't spend a lot on it

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