A GE Oven displays a 490 error code when a Communication Error has been detected by the internal electronic diagnostics.
GE Oven 490 Error Code Error Code Meaning
Gen board 1, channel A comm loss
GE Oven 490 Error Code Error Code Possible Causes
- Wiring or power supply issue.
- The generator board is defective.
- The machine control board is defective.
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 Oven displaying an error code can lock out the Oven or disable it from functioning normally. In order to regain normal functionality of the Oven 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 Oven manufactures under the General Electric GE brand.
- Haier Oven 490 error code.
- Hotpoint Oven 490 error code.
- Moffat Oven 490 error code.
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