Shorted Key Error
A GE Microwave displays a F3 error code when a Shorted Key Error has been detected by the internal electronic diagnostics.
GE Microwave F3 Error Code Meaning
A button is stuck or held.
GE Microwave F3 Error Code Possible Causes
- The keypad is defective.
- The microwave control PCB is defective.
- Wiring issue between the keypad and the control PCB.
The list of possible causes above may assist in determining the cause of the error code. Sometimes the error code cannot be resolved easily with the information on this page. For more information that may help diagnosis the error code visit the Appliance Repair Technical Support page of this website. Contacting a trained Appliance Repair Technician is another option if the if the issue is to difficult to resolve with the information provided.
A GE Microwave displaying an error code can lock out the Microwave or disable it from functioning normally. In order to regain normal functionality of the Microwave the problem causing the error code will need to be resolved. Often the issue can be resolved with a simple repair or minor part replacement. This is much more cost effective and has a far less impact on the environment than a complete appliance replacement.
The information on this page may also apply to any of the following Microwave manufactures under the General Electric GE brand.
- Haier Microwave F3 error code.
- Hotpoint Microwave F3 error code.
- Moffat Microwave F3 error code.