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Beeping, beeping--won't stop. Even when unplugged. GE Spacemaker microwave, that is. What shall I do? Every one minute the microwave beeps. What more can I say? I hit Clear, I flipped the circuit breaker, and now I have unplugged it.

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F3 occurs if the controller detects a key shorted for more than 60 seconds. Luckily, on this model, the "keypanel" as it's called is available as a separate part. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety & disassembly info at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering the model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383 The "keypanel" is shown as reference number 44 on that exploded view.

Posted on May 23, 2007

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SOURCE: Removal of GE Spacemaker Microwave oven

1. Unplug the microwave. The plug is probably in a receptacle that is in the cabinet above the microwave, or in the wall above the shelf that is above the microwave.

2. Remove the two (or three) screws that go straight down through the bottom of the cabinet, or the shelf, into the top of the microwave. Have help in holding the microwave when you do this, as the front of the microwave will be able to fall down when the screws are removed.

3. Allow the front of the microwave to rotate down a little, then lift the back of the unit up about 1/2" to 1". At this point, the microwave will be disconnected from the mounting plate on the wall, so you can move it forward and carry it away.

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

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SOURCE: ge spacemaker microwave jvm/1650

Mmmm it's so easy,
First disconect the power, take the cover off, moslitly there would be 5 screws and two tab's on the top.
inside on the right hand side the magnetron it's a sylver box measuring about 4 in x 4 in x 5 in. It will have a plasic cover moslitly that would have to be remove first then on the magnetron there is 4 crews and one connector.
It should fall downard after.
If you have a power supply after the secondary , that may also be your problem.

Regards

Bob

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

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SOURCE: have a ge spacemaker xl1800 - f3 error

I had the same problem. I removed the grill and opened the control panel as I read an answer from "GENE" on APP (Appliance Pros) that this indicated a short in the circuit board (TouchPad). I was going to replace the faulty circuit board but when I opened the control panel there it was......One wire harness had just came unplugged!! I plugged it in, reassembled and the microwave works again!

Mike
Tampa, FL

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: My GE Spacemaker XL 1800 was working fine and

check fuse inside unit microwave has a fuse around 15 to 25 amps get at local hard ware store u should discharge capacitor before installing fuse not nessary in microwave

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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Chances are you have a shorting membrane keypad. It's very common.

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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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Ya what the ????
Not shure what to tell you, first I would see if leaving unplug for a day would solve your problem, to me sound like main board is defective, also try by opening the door a closing it a couple of time, just in cass a switch is jam open.

Regards

bob

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I had the same problem. I removed the grill and opened the control panel as I read an answer from "GENE" on APP (Appliance Pros) that this indicated a short in the circuit board (TouchPad). I was going to replace the faulty circuit board but when I opened the control panel there it was......One wire harness had just came unplugged!! I plugged it in, reassembled and the microwave works again!

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