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Oven error -f3-

We think our kids turned on the child lock so we press start when the l is displayed but it then goes to -F3- error and beeps 4 times. Then the display reads -f3- and we can't get that off?!?!? Nothing works with the -f3- error?!?!

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  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2008

    MODEL721.66319500 NEED A SOURCE FOR A NEW KEYPAD.

  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2008

    En la pantalla sale error F3 y suena pitidos no hace mas nada

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    I have the same problem, however I just took mine out of the box not more than an hour ago to plug it in, and the f-3 problem came up....I unplugged it 4 or 5 times, only to get the same f-3 display!

    Who do I contact about this?

  • SHARCNET-USA
    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Did you try unplugging the unit for several minutes and plugging it back in to reset it?

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In most cases that code means you have a shorting keypad.

If you could post the full model number, I'd be happy to point you to the best source in case you or a friend want to replace it yourself.

Otherwise, we regularly repair these for customers nationwide for $39.95 postpaid plus thew cost of the keypad.

Details of our service and critical safety information and disassembly information is at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk


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