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What does error code F6 mean on my Kenmore microwave?

by Manage My Life Last activity date:
April 24th, 2008

I'm getting error code F6 on my Kenmore Microwave model 665.61622100. Please advise cause and replacement part number.

Kenmore , Microwaves , Appliances
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Actually, the 665 model number prefix means it's made by Whirlpool, and in their codes, the F6 is a failure of the door switches.

Try it while gently lifting up and alternately pushing down on the door / handle.

Diagnosing and replacing door switches in not too hard a job for a DIYer is you follow the safety rules.


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William E. Miller, AS-EET
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April 24th, 2008
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The F6 error code is telling you a relay has stuck on the control board (called a microcomputer in the parts diagram). The part number for the control board is 8169708R for a rebuilt board with the same warranty as a new one. The price is around $85.00.
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April 16th, 2008
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