20 Most Recent Frigidaire GLMV168K Microwave Oven Questions & Answers

may be an incorrect setting capacity, try to reset time and amount capacity of food to be reheated.

Frigidaire... • Answered on Nov 18, 2017

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Frigidaire... • Answered on May 21, 2016

If the light comes on during cooking then the bulb is ok.. in all probability the problem is the door switch that senses when teh door is open and activates the light... Hope that helps..

Frigidaire... • Answered on Jan 28, 2016

you must install one. Is very important.God bless you

Frigidaire... • Answered on Sep 27, 2012

you have a power diode defective, high capacitor or Magnetron, test it for open with DVOM OR VOM , or better consult the qualified tech, Because this involve high voltage.God bless you

Frigidaire... • Answered on Jul 11, 2012


F3 error on a Frigidare is the the oven temerature sensor is open. You probably need to replace the sensor.


Frigidaire... • Answered on May 01, 2011

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Frigidaire... • Answered on Apr 22, 2011

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Frigidaire... • Answered on Feb 25, 2011

Unplug microwave, remove the top cover "several screws" fuse location under keypad and near the high voltage capacitor "silver and rectangle in shape" fuse is a ceramic type, must be replaced with identical fuse and rating, and don't forget to discharge capacitor with "long handle screwdriver"

Frigidaire... • Answered on Feb 06, 2011

sounds like the magnetron has went out...this is the device that actualy converts the electricity into a heating source ... it is a common problem and can be costly,,it is not very hard to change just requires pulling the microwave if it is a cabinet mount and taking the exterior cover off and getting to the magnetron...the problem is the cost of the magnetron is normally somewhere in the range of a $100.00 and your time alot of people choose to get another one due to not being that much more expense and the work involved to repair yours.... good luck hope this helps...
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Frigidaire... • Answered on Jan 03, 2011

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Frigidaire... • Answered on Nov 25, 2010


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Frigidaire... • Answered on Oct 16, 2010

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..

I'm not finding the one for for this model online.

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.

If it's a convection model, F5 would be a damper door sensing error, which is usually a bad switch.

More info on switches is here.

One of the damper-related components, either the switch or motor or the damper door may be binding.

The damper is a door inside that opens or closes depending on cooking mode. If the controller senses that the door is not in the right position, it will shut down the cook cycle.

If it's not a convection model, F5 is probably a sensor error.

On some models, "SENSOR ERROR" appears on the display when:
  • Using the sensor feature, the door was opened before steam could be detected. Do not open the door until stream is sensed and time is shown counting down on the display.
  • Steam was not detected in the maximum amount of time. Use Time Cook to heat for more time.
Here's some info from Samsung, which is the actual manufacturer of these ovens:

"Some models are equipped with a sensor that can automatically adjust the oven's heating time based on the amount of steam in the oven. If your microwave is displaying E1, E4, or E5, there may be an issue with the gas sensor. For an E1 error, press the Cancel button and check on the food.

"Other microwaves do not give specific error messages and just display "8888" on the LED. If you get this error message, your microwave needs service.

"If the message is either ERROR or E-6, it indicates a mechanical fault.

"For all error indications, including the SE or 5E error, try unplugging the microwave from the outlet for at least ten minutes and then plug it back in. If the error persists, the microwave may require service. Please use our ASC Locator to find your nearest Authorized Service Center."

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Frigidaire... • Answered on Aug 23, 2010

A lot of crazy things can happen with power surges, and none of it's fun to fix. There could be a slightly blown fuse that was damaged from the outage and opened up, or the control board could have some damage. Unless you get lucky, it usually calls for service. You might open it up, just to see what you can see, and reconnect wires in case they were just slightly scorched and not making contact now. I'll try to research the problem in a bit, and get back with you with more...

Frigidaire... • Answered on Jun 30, 2010

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