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F3 means you have a shorted membrane keypad.

It all depends on the full model number, but on some, the keypads can be replaced separately, and on other models, it only comes with a new control panel frame.

Replacing this as an assembly is actually a pretty easy do it yourself job.

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.

Next, disconnect the keypad strip as shown in the photo below, then remove the screws that hold your circuit board in the old frame.

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Then carefully (since the display is made of glass) move your circuit board to the new frame, and reassembly is the reverse of disassembly.

You can get the control panel assembly here.

You can also find helpful exploded view diagrams at that link.

Just enter your full model number without any dashes.

If the keypad must be replaced on the existing frame, it's a much harder job. I have uploaded a handy guide with pictures showing you what's typically involved.

We do that job for $39.95 plus part cost and shipping.

Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number) for more DIY help or a free estimate.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

William E. "Ed" Miller, AS-EET
prototech@usa.net
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

Posted on Jul 11, 2010

  • Noor Khalsa May 23, 2011

    The keypad for this model, JES1456WF001 , is not available. Thaks, GE

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