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Hi I have KitchenAid microwave model KHHS179LBL-5, touch screen doesn't respond and when I turn on by pressing the buttons my microwave starts for some seconds and then gives error F7. When I unplug and after that plug again on screen appears: touch error y high fail 255 16 y hilo pass 255 0 y low fail 254 0 What does it mean? Thanks for any advise Robert

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Hello,

what this code indicate on the screen is that there have been a loose wire connected to the element(heater) of the wave.

what you are to do to fix up this problem is to unscrew the wave the trace the wire down to the element the element is silver in nature or color fix up the wire back to the element and then see if the problem is solve, but if the problem remain then it means that you will have to replace the element

you can get the part at any good technician store around you but note this information make sure that the part you will order for should be same with the old one that need a replacement for easy compatible.

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