Question about GE JVM1840 Microwave Oven
What does this mean?
On a GE, F3 means that you have a shorted pad on the keypad.
This is not too hard a job for a do-it-yourselfer, but if you'd like, we do this job for $39.95 plus parts nationwide.
If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, and our link is at ourlisting here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
There is also a very helpful "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel. It's very helpful when troubleshooting.
You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383
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Posted on Dec 31, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Control displaying F3 E0:
There may be a problem with the Oven Temperature Sensor, or the associated wiring.
Power unit down by turning off the circuit breaker(s) for one (1) minute.
Power unit up by turning on the circuit breaker(s).
Monitor the oven for one (1) minute to ensure the error code does not display again.
Verify oven operation.
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