Question about Kenmore Microwave Ovens
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: F3 meaning ?
"F3 Shorted key panel (touch pad), will occur if a shorted key panel is detected continuously over 60 seconds"
You have a shorting membrane keypad. If and when an oven is coming on or doing anything by itself, this is very dangerous and can result in a fire.
So until it is repaired, please leave it unplugged or leave the door open when it's not in use, and please do not leave it running unattended.
If you (or someone you know) might want to replace it yourself, I have uploaded a handy guide with pictures showing you what's typically involved.
You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.
There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.
If you would like to have us do this repair for you, we do that for $39.95 plus part costs.
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.
Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your model number) for more information & help.
We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.
William E. Miller, AS-EET
Posted on Jan 12, 2009
I have Microwave Kenmore model 401.80082700 about more than a year. After about 6 months, it stated to have some probles such as some number keys not working. Then button START become nor working some times. I can use only button of 30 secon increment to cook something. OK, the fan is working for most of the time but the levels are stuck, not adjustable. I can't changer the fan levels. Now the lamp buton is dead. Sometime, the fan level control is working by itself level 1, 2, 3.... then it appears -SE- on the display. nothing work now. I unplug.... then plug back, it ask to input the time or date... I can't do any thing. Later some time I can cook by using 30 secon button.... It is anoying. Please how I can fix it? Thank you.
Posted on Nov 09, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 11, 2014 | Kenmore Microwave Ovens
on Mar 27, 2010 | KitchenAid KHMS155LSS 1000 Watts Microwave...
Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with your Microwave Oven....
Basic Microwave Oven Troubleshooting Tips
Feb 08, 2011 | Kenmore 63252 Microwave Oven
Dec 20, 2010 | Kenmore 63682 / 63684 / 63689 Microwave...
Dec 06, 2010 | GE JE2160 Microwave Oven
Sep 05, 2010 | Kenmore Microwave Ovens
Mar 27, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Oct 02, 2008 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Jan 14, 2008 | Kenmore 63672 Convection/Microwave Oven
81 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!