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  • minny808 Jul 12, 2008

    i've had this same problem. it happened to our first microwave at our old home. when we moved, i bought a new microwave. same problem. the microwave beeps continuously as if it is trying to do morse code. help!!! it's really horrible and it wont stop. even if we unplug then plug it in again, it'll just continue.....what's up?

  • admiralebay Jul 28, 2008

    I'm having same problem and I have a Panasonic microwave..


    I believe my problem has something to do with the contacts where the buttons sync up with the electronics inside, because I notice that sometimes the buttons don't respond when pressed unless I (as stupid as this sounds: massage the keypad.)


    Perhaps moisture has messed up the contacts?

  • mikestr Sep 11, 2008

    i have the same problem. It says code 2:50 and it is a Chefmate microwave model P70D20AL-D4

  • MicroFix Sep 24, 2008

    GE Profile Over the Range. Starts beeping in the middle of the night - around 300 am - so I guess the beeping is somewhat related to the timer/clock. The error message reads "shortned keypad". There are two short beeps pause beep again then a few minutes pause then the cycle starts again. If I press clear it take care of the problem for that night only.

  • WGreene Oct 17, 2008

    Chefmate microwave model P70D20AL-D4 starting beeping today - only stops when unplugged. Flashes 66:66 in display & buttons do not work.

  • analy Oct 26, 2008

    i have the same problem, my microwake continously beeps and has code 2;50, what is happening?

  • Anonymous Nov 04, 2008

    SAME PROBLEM, BEEPING & 2:50 CODE. ANY SUGGESTIONS.

  • sharonarnold Nov 11, 2008

    Chefmate microwave model P70D20AL-D4 periodically beeps - only stops when unplugged. Flashes 6:66

  • Anonymous Nov 14, 2008

    I have a kitchenaid over range (with vent type) thats about two years old. woke me up at 6am beeping like crazy. unplugged it...plugged it in 12 hours later...works fine, no beeping? humm???

  • allisonz Nov 16, 2008

    mine beeps randomly and sporadically and also won't microwave certain times. It's kind of annoying but I just unplug it between uses and it's fine. However, I want to know if this is indicative of a bigger problem and want to make sure there isn't any sort of radiation leaking or something else that would be bad

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    My chefmate microwave won't work at certain times and keeps on beeping. It occasionally displays the code 2:50. No idea what it means.

    I smacked the key pad a few times and then it finally alowed me to microwave my food.

  • anonymous483 Nov 22, 2008

    I have the same problem, my chefmate microwave will sometimes just flash 6's on the display and beep, rendering it unusable at the time. I usually have to unplug it between uses.

  • JustJules1 Jan 01, 2009

    My Chefmate microwave will work good several days in a row and then suddenly just start randomly beeping on it's own. At times it keeps repeatedly showing "6"s" then sometimes it shows "1:40". When this is happening none of the function buttons on the front work. Sometimes I can trick it into working by unplugging it for awhile or with the door open sometimes it responds to pushing the clock button or the reset button. When I do get it to work I will set it for like 15min even if I don't need that much time, not push reset after opening the door to take out food and that way I have spare minuets still avail for use that is unless it starts up again with the "6's" and random beeping. It's only a year old and when it works I really like it and it's just the right size for my kitchen, but I'm ready to toss it out on the highway! Help??

  • nicknichols5 Jan 02, 2009

    mine keeps beeping and displaying 6's also.

  • JAYDBO Jan 04, 2009

    Same problem with the random nonsense beeping -- reminds me of the type of beep you'll get if you leave the dishwasher open before it has finished a cycle. Let me add that in addition to the random beeping, mine will lose the time -- the clock goes blank, just leaving the flashing colon.

    We've relegated this unit to an out-of-the-way place in the family room as the beeping is truly annoying. Is this unit safe to be left plugged in? That's the main question.


  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    i have same prob. with chefmate.just smack the key pad really hard, push stop/reset then works fine but for a short time. always leave it unplugged. good luck y`all people

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Is there a code on the display?

    Please reply back with your brand and full model number.

  • jack Apr 18, 2012

    Removed cover - unplugged the keypad and replug it - now working fine. Just don't touch the capacitor!

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Go back to conventional ovens......my mico does same thing displays 6666's and beeps i was told there is bad energy in the house......dont know.....

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