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Microwave Model KHMS155LWH3 is showing a trouble code F-2 What does it mesn?

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F2 is saying the key pad has a problem:
See this tech sheet:
https://www.servicematters.com/docs/wiring/Tech%20Sheet%20-%208205612.pdf

The touch/keypad can be found here: (Item 9) BLACK
http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/microwave-repair/19054-kitchen-aid-microwave-error-code-f2.html
I am assuming yours is white but the model number does not cross for some reason to a white control panel. When I cross it to your model it comes up Biscuit color ITEM 3 here:
($122.18)
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5133020&diagram_id=948095#d948095

I would check to make sure that no keys are stuck by rubbing your 1st finger FLAT across the membranes to unstick them and then check inside the unit to make sure the flexible ribbon connector is properly mated to the control board. Inside the unti there is usually a tech sheet inside the cabinet stored in a 4 X 6 envelope that may give you some insight on the keypad error. It should be Item 1 here as far as location only:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5133020&diagram_id=948095#d948095

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