GE spacemaker microwave f3 error
When this error code occurs, the oven may start cooking by itself and get out of control. It is a control panel problem.
Please, do the following steps:
- Unscrew the top grate, open the door and take it off.
- Remove the control panel. Unscrew it and push it upwards until it comes off.
- Check the control board. Make sure none of the parts is loose, dirty, greased or corroded. Clean it, if necessary. Replace corroded components, if any.
- Put your oven back together, plug it in and test-run it.
Other error codes
Table of error codes for microwave ovens. Possible malfunctions and remedies. Find out the cause of the failure yourself, before contacting the service center.
|FI||Open Thermal Sensor, due to excessive heat in microwave cavity|
|F2||Shorted thermal sensor|
|F3||Shorted touch pad panel|
|F4||Open humidity sensor|
|F5||Shorted humidity sensor|
|F6||Shorted temperature probe|
|F10||Shorted touch screen|
|Probe||Open temperature probe or the probe is not plugged in during a temp cook function. Make sure probe is firmly inserted into the wall of microwave and the food item.|
|888, 8888 or PF||It is possible to see this display upon initial installation or after power was restored due to a power failure. This display can be cancelled and normal operation resumed by touching the CLEAR pad. The clock can be reset on models so equipped.|
|18 power watch code||Indication of an issue with the electronic control in the microwave.|