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My Advantium Microwave oven is beeping and giving me an F3 error code that is not listed on the troubleshooting guide. I need to turn the silly thing off. Clear is not working. What do I do?

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F3 on a GE microwave means you have a failed membrane keypad.

If you might want to replace it yourself, I have uploaded a handy guide with pictures showing you what's typically involved. It's at
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/keypad_replacement.pdf

If you would like to have us do this for you, we do that for $39.95 plus part costs.

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

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

William E. Miller, AS-EET
prototech@usa.net
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

Posted on May 30, 2008

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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.

It's at http://www.microwavedisplay.com/keypad_replacement.pdf

If you'd rather have us fix it for you, we do that for $39.95 plus parts and you can visit us via our link here on Fixya http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

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

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