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Hi there,

Well the "F3" error code means the oven sensor is open an ohmmeter reading for the open circuit should be "?". The part number for the oven sensor is AP2023862. Or the harness to the sensor could be open or shorted. You will need to use a meter to check the sensor circuit wiring harness in order to come up with a final diagnosis. You will need to access the EOC electronic oven control & check the sensor circuit from there for a starting point. The value of the sensor should be 1090ohms

You may purchase the senser from the link below -
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/part_details.aspx?part_id=2023862

Check out the below link for digram (most like as your model) -

http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=211452

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SOURCE: F3 Error Message

It needs a new key pad it is shorted the ge website has a list of error codes f3 is the keypad

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Kenmore Gas Range model # 362.75491990 F3 error Oven will not hold temp - error message displays and beeps I Replaced the oven temp sensor same issue Is the control panel bad?


Hi,

Many models of the GE microwave have sensors that can detect humidity from the foods you are cooking. This allows the microwave to make adjustments to the power levels used to cook your food. If "Sensor Error" appears, you should either press "Clear" to cancel the mode or leave the food in the appliance longer to give the microwave more time to detect the food.

Press "Time Cook" to manually enter the time if you receive an error message when trying to use the "Sensor Reheat" mode of your GE microwave. The error message may be caused by the food item being too large or too small to detect.

these are some other code error that will help you in case of next time.

  1. Step 1 Press "Off/Cancel" (or "Cancel/Off" depending on your model) to clear the error code. Note the code if it reappears.
  2. Step 2 Replace the touchpad if the code displayed is "F0," "F7" or "F10." A function key is stuck or shorted.
  3. Step 3 Replace the touchpad or the clock (ERC) if the code "F1" is displayed. Disconnect the ribbon connector to the touchpad. If no code is displayed after an hour, replace the touchpad. If the code displays again, replace the clock.
  4. Step 4 Replace the oven temperature sensor if "F2," "F3" or "F4" is displayed. "F2" indicates the oven temperature is too hot and the oven temperature sensor is suspect. "F3" or "F4" indicates the oven temperature sensor or shorted or open.
  5. Step 5 Replace the ERC if "F5," F6" or "F8" is displayed. The ERC is the main control unit. "F5," F6" and "F8 are codes that indicate problems in the ERC functions.
  6. Step 6 Inspect the door-lock assembly and circuit if "F9" is displayed. The door must lock when the oven is in use. If the lock mechanism is not functioning or if the detection circuit is malfunctioning, the stove will display "F9."


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"F3" codes mean your oven temperature sensor has failed or shorted out. The only thing you can do is to replace the sensor.

Take care.

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F3 error


So far so good we unplugged the machine took the filters off the bottom let everything dry out over night and it seems to be working I'll update you tomorrow. I think the steam got the control pannel wet.

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F3 Error Message


the code means this.


F3 Shorted touch pad panel

Good Luck

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GE microwave f3 code


You have a shorted touch pad.. here is a link for a replacement.. http://www.pcappliancerepair.com/model-display.php

If you open up everything and examine the touch pad, you may see something that is causing the short and fix it, oherwise, you'll have to remove and replace it.. Hope this helps..

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Replaced key panel for F3 fault, still not working


This answer assumes that the new keypad is the right one and that it is plugged in correctly.

F3 is normally a bad keypad, but it may be debris or residue on the circuit board in the area that the keypad plugs into, or there may be some corrosion on the connections of the keypad connector.

Look for whitish or dark green deposits on the circuit board. These may be mineral deposits or tarnished copper due to moisture.

These are most common if one cooks on the stove top without turning on the hood vent exhaust fan.

Feel free to post a good close up photo or two of any area you suspect.

Feel free to contact me directly for more information & help.

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It needs a new key pad it is shorted the ge website has a list of error codes f3 is the keypad

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