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Microwave beeping and says keypad short may need service

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  • naren Jun 10, 2013

    It worked for me!! You saved my day! Thank you very much!

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    Forozan Feb 19, 2018

    It worked for me too! Thanks Mike

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    Beth Peterson Jul 22, 2018

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The membrane gets dirt under them and shorts out the keypad,you may as well just replace the control board which includes the display and keypad on the same board

Posted on Jul 26, 2010

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  • Annie Hoke Apr 08, 2013

    I did what devilsrule below suggested--the pad "locked" then I repeated the process with the door closed and now the microwave works!!! omg I was ready to put it out at the trash and go buy another! Thank you!!!--Annie Hoke

  • Julie Triano Apr 22, 2013

    I am sooo happy. This article saved my sanity. Held the clear/off button down with the door open. The obnoxious beeping is gone and it is locked

  • Stephanie Farnsworth
    Stephanie Farnsworth Jul 10, 2014

    Mike's suggestion below just saved me a few hundred dollars too. THANKS MIKE :)

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    Shawn Stewart Apr 01, 2015

    Mike just save me a couple hundred bucks too! Worked like a charm!!! Thanks Mike!

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    Shawn Stewart Apr 01, 2015

    Mike (below this answer and comments) just save me a couple hundred bucks too! Worked like a charm!!! Thanks Mike!

  • k Vijay
    k Vijay Aug 21, 2018

    Hi, where did you buy key pad?, I have similar issue for GE PVM1870SM3SS model.

  • Kim Ingram
    Kim Ingram Apr 30, 2021

    I put in a brand new control board and am still getting the same message.. Any more suggestions?

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Holding down the clear off button with door open and closed worked for me

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    sarah Aug 31, 2021

    Worked for me too! Thanks so much for saving me time and $

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SOURCE: My ge microwave wes1450dn1bb has

To COPTAB/ GE Microwave WES1450DN1BB
Mine too! I solved it, and hopefully you can too. I hit the clear/off button and held it down for several seconds with the door opened and closed. It cleared it up and it works again, hopefully forever.

Mike

Posted on Sep 10, 2011

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SOURCE: Microwave keypad shorted

looks like your buying a board unfortunately not worth the repair get a new microwave boards cost way to much

Posted on Nov 15, 2011

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