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My JVM1740SmC01 space saver Microwave has a key pad error , says replace key pad ?? any easy fixes beside that ??

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SOURCE: GE microwave oven - f3 error

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 usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

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 for you, we do that for $39.95 plus part costs.

Please feel free to contact me directly if you need more help.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Posted on Jul 08, 2008

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SOURCE: GE Microwave space saver

Sadly, we hear of this over and over.

This is usually due to a defective or loose magnetron causing electrical interference and disruption in the control circuit board.

If your magnetron was recently replaced, it may have loose mounting nuts or bolts or maybe the wire mesh RF gasket was not installed or got pinched.

It may also need a new high-voltage diode and stirrer, and the cavity may be affected.

Details are in their bulletin here. Even if your model is not on the list, the same problem can occur, requiring a kit. The parts kit is similar to this one.

(Your model may use a different kit - this is shown for illustration purposes only).

If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa.

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.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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No, unfortunately the membrane keypad is not available as a separate part on this model.

You would have to order the control panel frame, which comes with a new keypad already installed.

The part number is WB07X10883 and you can get it for $86.82 here.

In this case, you simply move your circuit board into the new frame. That is a simple 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.

Then you unplug the keypad (as per the photo below) and move the circuit board into your frame.

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Some connectors on the relays may have a lock:

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Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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We regularly repair such control units for customers nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week or so with a one-year guarantee.

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 full model number from the tag on the unit) 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
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http://www.microwavedisplay.com
Microwave Oven Control Panel Repair Nationwide

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Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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SOURCE: GE JVM130K004 space saver microwave not working

The magnetron is overheating, and the magnetron thermostat is tripping, interrupting power until it cools back down.

This is to protect the magnetron from being destroyed from overheating.

It may be that the internal cooling is not occurring or the magnetron is failing. Cooling can be compromised by:

- failed or failing internal cooling fan
- blocked air inlet or filter
- outer cover not installed correctly

There should 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.

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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.

You can find links to helpful exploded view diagrams and part ordering help here.

I'd recommend that your bookmark this link to your favorites.


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

Posted on Feb 10, 2010

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The 5E error indicates a problem with the key pad. The microwave computer believes there is a short between the key pad and the central board. You may be able to temporarily reset the error by unplugging the microwave for at least 30 seconds. (In some cases, tripping your circuit breaker may be an easier way to disconnect the power to an over the range microwave.)

Some people have been able to solve the code by cleaning the contacts in the wiring harness. The recommended solution is to replace the assembly control panel (switch membrane, window and control panel). See http://www.searspartsdirect.com/samsung-microwave-parts/model-SMH9151WXAA0000/1482/0123370/50041332/00004.html for a parts diagram and some prices.

Since microwaves have capacitors that store significant amounts of energy, you may want a professional to take apart the microwave and do the repair.

I hope this helps.

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continuously over 60 seconds. Replace key panel (also called touch
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No, unfortunately the membrane keypad is not available as a separate part on this model.

You would have to order the control panel frame, which comes with a new keypad already installed.

The part number is WB07X10883 and you can get it for $86.82 here.

In this case, you simply move your circuit board into the new frame. That is a simple 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.

Then you unplug the keypad (as per the photo below) and move the circuit board into your frame.

40c6447.jpg

Some connectors on the relays may have a lock:

4d5be4a.jpg
We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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