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F3 Error Message

My GE Advantium oven shows an F3 error message on its display and is inoperable. What does the F3 message mean and how is it corrected?

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  • Anonymous Oct 16, 2008

    same problem here checked the buttons and the problem dissappeared... stuck button

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    showing f3 code and oven on heating

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It needs a new key pad it is shorted the ge website has a list of error codes f3 is the keypad

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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I used to have one, and after it started displaying error msg.'s it also started to turn itself on with NOTHING in it!!! Do you still have warranty papers?

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

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What does F3 mean


Hi,

This error indicates faulty touchpad.There isn't anything you can do but replace the touchpad.You could either order it online from sites such as :-

http://www.repairclinic.com

or buy it from any of the local appliance part store.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

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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.

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  2. Step 2 Replace the touchpad if the code displayed is "F0," "F7" or "F10." A function key is stuck or shorted.
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  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.

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So far so good we unplugged the machine took the filters off the bottom let everything dry out over night and it seems to be working I'll update you tomorrow. I think the steam got the control pannel wet.

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HI, the Key panel (touch pad) is shorted.

This code will occur if a shorted key panel is detected continuously over 60 seconds. Replace key panel (also called touch pad).

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