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GH7208XR Error Code #7

2 month old convection microwave, turns on appears to work but stops at 9 seconds left and gives an error code #7

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Re: GH7208XR Error Code #7

Behind the right front corner faceplate is a bag with the tech support info.
I used this and went through all the troubleshooting and got to the power inverter board. This board has the 2 red wires out of it that go to the magnetron. Instead of replacing the whole inverter module , I examined all the components on it. I found that there are 2 high voltage rectifier diodes attached to the transformer and 1 of them was not testing good. The diodes are UXC2B diodes.. Just clipped out the bad one and soldered in a new one.
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My Whirlpool had the same problem (F7). I removed the keyboard assembly, revealing the relay board behind it. I wiggled each of the relays and found one that was loose. I unscrewed the relay board and inspected the solder joints on the other side. Two pins of the loose relay had broken solder joints. I resoldered the joints and re assembled the microwave. It has been working fine since the repair.

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Microwawe turns on appears to work but doesnt warm a bit, stops at 9 seconds left and gives an error code #7

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Re: GH7208XR Error Code #7

Is that F7 or just 7?

F7 would indicate a bad keypad or a problem on the control board.

Being only 2 months old, I would contact Whirlpool customer service for support here:

Please write back with more details if you need further help.

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Its got a code coming up saying f7

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Not sure what you mean by "Q1 Touch FMEA" above, but F2 error code indicates a bad keypad or sometimes a bad sensor.

Since it's brand new I would first consult the manual. If you don't have it still, you can download it from the owner center here:

If you still have trouble, since it's new, it should obviously be under warranty, so I'd contact them (same page as shown above) to get it repaired under warranty.

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