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Tried to turn on oven to highest setting and it began beeping and had an error number F-5 showing.

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On some models, the keypad can be replaced as a separate part.

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.

But on some GE models, the membrane keypad is not available as a separate part, so you would have to order the control panel frame assembly which comes with a new keypad.

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Hello :
Shorted humidity sensor, will occur if humidity sensor is detected as being shorted continuously over 5 seconds you need to replace humidity sensor .
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