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F5 error message


F5 Shorted humidity sensor during cooking process. Sensor was shorted for a period of over 5 seconds during the cooking process.

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Jan 21, 2016 | Microwave Ovens

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Getting a F-5 code on my microwave 721.80829500


The F5 error code indicates a humidity sensor failure. I recommend having the humidity sensor checked & replaced if needed.

Jul 13, 2014 | L-G Microwave Sensor Assembly -...

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Whirlpool accubake system E1 - F5 error code


1. If door latched:
  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. Check wires and connectors from control to door switch, then from door switch to control. If no damage to wires and all connectors okay, proceed to step 3.
  3. Replace door switch.
  4. Re-apply power.
  5. Press and hold any key down for 1 minute to clear F5 failure code from memory. F2 will appear. Press CANCEL and observe for 1 minute to ensure operation is correct.
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Dec 10, 2012 | Whirlpool Microwave Ovens

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Control display is flashing FS or F3 and then turns itself off


The error code F-S or F-5 is the closest error message I have found in information for your convection microwave oven. The F5 error code indicates that the damper switch has a sensing error. Be sure that the blower outlet is not blocked or restricted. I would recommend calling for service on something like this.

The F3 error code is an indication of a stuck key panel. We do not recommend that the customer remove the cover of their microwave oven. Even with the microwave oven unplugged, there are some components that hold a charge of 25.000 volts.

Note: General resolution for problem is based on information submitted with question. If problem persist, contact a service technician to Sears Repair Department 1-800-469-4663.

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Jun 29, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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For Model: URC517MP - Can you clarify Error Code C5


Hi ess0,

The Amana error code F5 means that you have a failed Electronic Range Control (ERC. The only way to resolve this problem is to have the Electronic Range Controller be replaced. You may contact Sears for the replacement part at 1-800-252-1698; M-F 6:30 AM-10:30 PM - Sat 7:00 AM-9:30 PM - Sun 7:30 AM-9:30 PM - All times Central.

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May 31, 2011 | Amana RC17 Microwave Oven

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Model# 66568601891 (Whirlpool) Error code F5. Can't find solutions in the forums for this code for microwaves but yes for others appliances with different meanings. I unplugged appliance for 24 hrs and...


F5 may be a transient problem (grease, impending failure) involving the door switches or *possibly* a sensor error.

There should be a "mini-manual" (tech sheet) hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting, testing, and locating components.

It should also have the fault / error codes.

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.

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Dec 31, 2010 | Whirlpool Microwave Ovens

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F5 error code


F4
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F5 Humidity sensor open or shorted Replace humidity sensor

Sep 11, 2010 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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Kenmore Gas Range model # 362.75491990 F3 error Oven will not hold temp - error message displays and beeps I Replaced the oven temp sensor same issue Is the control panel bad?


Hi,

Many models of the GE microwave have sensors that can detect humidity from the foods you are cooking. This allows the microwave to make adjustments to the power levels used to cook your food. If "Sensor Error" appears, you should either press "Clear" to cancel the mode or leave the food in the appliance longer to give the microwave more time to detect the food.

Press "Time Cook" to manually enter the time if you receive an error message when trying to use the "Sensor Reheat" mode of your GE microwave. The error message may be caused by the food item being too large or too small to detect.

these are some other code error that will help you in case of next time.

  1. Step 1 Press "Off/Cancel" (or "Cancel/Off" depending on your model) to clear the error code. Note the code if it reappears.
  2. Step 2 Replace the touchpad if the code displayed is "F0," "F7" or "F10." A function key is stuck or shorted.
  3. Step 3 Replace the touchpad or the clock (ERC) if the code "F1" is displayed. Disconnect the ribbon connector to the touchpad. If no code is displayed after an hour, replace the touchpad. If the code displays again, replace the clock.
  4. Step 4 Replace the oven temperature sensor if "F2," "F3" or "F4" is displayed. "F2" indicates the oven temperature is too hot and the oven temperature sensor is suspect. "F3" or "F4" indicates the oven temperature sensor or shorted or open.
  5. Step 5 Replace the ERC if "F5," F6" or "F8" is displayed. The ERC is the main control unit. "F5," F6" and "F8 are codes that indicate problems in the ERC functions.
  6. Step 6 Inspect the door-lock assembly and circuit if "F9" is displayed. The door must lock when the oven is in use. If the lock mechanism is not functioning or if the detection circuit is malfunctioning, the stove will display "F9."


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"F3" codes mean your oven temperature sensor has failed or shorted out. The only thing you can do is to replace the sensor.

Take care.

May 11, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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Controlpanel flashes f 3


You have a faulty keypad. You could probably special order this part from a local appliance parts supply store for 50-60$ or purchase a new microwave.

Oct 22, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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