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I have a Kenmore 69682/7/9 that is displaying an F6 code. I unplugged it and plugged it back in. Still F6 and it’s running. I have to unplug it or open the door to make it stop. Can you tell me what F6 means?

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SOURCE: Kenmore Microwave hood combo Model # 66569689992 F6 error code?

i fixed by unplugging the microwave with the door open. I plugged it back in and the F6 was gone. I was then able to set the clock and turn the light on/off . When I closed the microwave door, the F6 came back on and the microwave was making a humming noise. I slapped the side of the microwave near the keypad, and the F6 cleared from the readout and the humming stopped. The microwave is working fine now. Don't know why, except maybe slap on the side reset a relay or something. Anyway, I will never by a Sears Kenmore appliance for the rest of my life. The door rattles when you open a close it (like a part inside the door is broken) and this is the second time a fault code has appeared during use. I had GE Profile appliances at my last house, which are more $$ initial cost, but who wants to screw around buying a new microwave every four or five years. I'll happily spend a couple hundred more for the peace of mind and knowing that it will work during Thanksgiving dinner with the family over.

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite HE3t

The machine control is unable to properly detect motor speed and the machine will shut down. If a failure occurs during high-speed spin the door will be unlocked after 3 minutes.

Potential Causes
• Check Wire harness connections between the Drive Motor/Tachometer and the Motor Controller, and between the Motor Controller and the Machine Control
• The Drive Motor has failed
• The Motor Controller has failed

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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SOURCE: microwave KENMORE code error F6

F6 is a relay failure

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: displays F6 error code, hums when you start it and the tray circulates when you open the door

Depending upon which make and model you have, F6 is the code for either relay failure or shorted tempurature probe.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: f21 code on kenmore he2 plus

Clean the filter in the pump behind the bottom panel,but remember it's full of water,If it's on a pedestal you can take the pump loose from the mounting pull it out a little and put a small pail or bucket under it before you open the trap.if it isn't on a pedestal it's a bit more challenging unless your in a basement with a floor drain. Open it very slowly and let the water drain a little at a time don't take it all the way out or you'll be in for a flood....good luck

Posted on Sep 03, 2009

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i fixed by unplugging the microwave with the door open. I plugged it back in and the F6 was gone. I was then able to set the clock and turn the light on/off . When I closed the microwave door, the F6 came back on and the microwave was making a humming noise. I slapped the side of the microwave near the keypad, and the F6 cleared from the readout and the humming stopped. The microwave is working fine now. Don't know why, except maybe slap on the side reset a relay or something. Anyway, I will never by a Sears Kenmore appliance for the rest of my life. The door rattles when you open a close it (like a part inside the door is broken) and this is the second time a fault code has appeared during use. I had GE Profile appliances at my last house, which are more $$ initial cost, but who wants to screw around buying a new microwave every four or five years. I'll happily spend a couple hundred more for the peace of mind and knowing that it will work during Thanksgiving dinner with the family over.

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