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.
|Open Thermal Sensor, due to excessive heat in microwave cavity
|Shorted thermal sensor
|Shorted touch pad panel
|Open humidity sensor
|Shorted humidity sensor
|Shorted temperature probe
|Shorted touch screen
|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.