Hotpoint microwave error codes

Hotpoint microwave f3 error

This error code signals a control board issue. It can have serious consequences: a microwave that starts cooking by itself is likely to cause fire. Here are the step, which you should take to solve the problem.

  1. To remove the top grate, remove the two screws. Open the door and take it off very carefully.
  2. To remove the control panel, remove the screw holding it and press it upwards at the bottom. It will come off easily.
  3. Check all control board elements for corrosion: it may make unwanted contacts and short your buttons. Clean all parts, which seem rust or stained.
  4. Put it back together and plug it in.


Other error codes

Even negligence or forgetfulness can cause a breakdown of the microwave oven. In the table below, see the error codes and the reasons for the failure of the device, tips for troubleshooting.

Code Cause
F01 Motor circuit fault
F02 Motor fault – open or short circuit
F03 Front thermostat fault
F04 Rear thermostat fault
F08 Heater – open or closed circuit fault
F09 Controller set-up file error
F12 Control module communication error
F13 Air Duct thermostat overheating
F14 Rear thermostat over heating