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Kenmore Elite error code F3

I just replaced the temp sensor on my Kenmore elite and when I try and use the oven I am getting a F3 error code. What gives?
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The F3 E2 error code indicates that the electronic oven control board in the range senses an over-temperature condition in the oven.

This can be caused by a failed temperature sensor probe, a wiring problem between the sensor and the control board, or a failed electronic oven control board.
If the oven is apparently not overheating when this error code appears, then your likely failure is the temperature sensor probe.
If the oven is overheating, then you likely have a failed electronic oven control board due to a stuck relay not cycling the oven heating element off properly.


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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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I have a kenmore ultra bake, model #665 75022101 and the oven doesnt work the code E0-F3 comes up. i have the manual and have tried what they said to do but it doesnt work. i have bought a new sensor


The error code message F3 E0 indicates an open oven sensor circuit. This is the component that regulates the oven temperature.

First disconnect electrical power to the range. Pull the range out & remove the rear panel to the control area. Unplug the 2 violet wires on P3 5-6. You will need to have a meter for testing, set the meter to read ohms (resistance). Place the leads from the multimeter across the 2 violet wires, the meter should read 1080ohms if the sensor is good. If you do not get the correct reading you will need to replace the oven temp sensor.

The oven temp sensor is mounted to the inside of the oven cavity. You will need to remove the lower section of the rear panel to access the sensor connector. Unplug the sensor & slide it back into the oven cavity to remove & replace.


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Whirlpool oven, stove and range fault codes (ERC and EOC display errors).


Here a list of Whirpool oven fault codes. The codes had been collected from different service manuals. This was a memo that I wrote for my own use. I think this can be useful to owners and technicians.

WHIRLPOOL - most models
Range/Stove and Oven Fault Codes, Common error codes.

F1 - Analog control board Failure
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F1 - Shorted control keypad
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F3 - Oven temperature sensor open
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F2 - Oven temperature sensor shorted
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F3 - Oven too hot
Replace oven temperature probe
F3 - Clean temperature too hot
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F5 - Door latch switch fault
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Whirlpool with 4 Digit Failure Code:

F1 - E1 - Electronic control (flip flop)
Replace control board
F2 - E0 - Shorted control keypad
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F3 - E0 - Oven temperature probe open
Replace temperature probe
F3 - E1 - Oven temperature probe shorted
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F3 - E2 - Oven temp too high
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F3 - E3 - Clean temp too hot
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F5 - E1 - Check door latch
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F1 F0 - EEPROM communication error
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F1 E1 - EEPROM checksum error
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F1 E2:7 - UL A/D errors
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F1 E4:2 - Model ID error
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F1 E6:0 - Latch signal mismatch error
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F2 E0:4 - Shorted key error
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F2 E1:3 Keytail unplugged
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Test and replace top probe.
F3 E1:6 Top oven shorted
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F3 E2:9 Bake range over temperature
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F3 E3:8 Clean range over temperature
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F3 E4:10 Bottom oven sensor open
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F3 E:15 Bottom oven sensor shorted
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Test and eventually replace door lock switch
F5 E1:16 Door latch not operating
Test and eventually replace door latch
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Test the cooling module.
PF Power failure - Does not indicate a fault.
PF occurs when power is disconnected.

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Models SF3, 30'' and 24"

F2 - Oven temperature above specifications
Check 8-pin connector from temp. probe to Electronic Oven Control
F3 - Open oven temperature probe failure
Check wiring, replace oven probe if necessary
F4 - Shorted oven temperature sensor failure
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F5 - Push button stuck or faulty
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F6 - Electronic control logic error (timing)
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F7 - Electronic control logic error (lock motor)
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F8 - Electronic control logic error
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Th eF3 error code means that their is a problem with the tempature sensor...this tip i wrote expalins what the F3 error code means.
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F1 Circuit board defective Replace control board F2 1. The oven temp has risen above 665F and the door is not locked or
2. The temp has risen above 965F with the door locked 1. Check oven temp in mode that failure occurred. Replace EOC (Electronic Oven Control) if above limits
2. Check 8-pin connector. Check and replace oven temperature sensor if necessary F3 Oven temperature sensor is open (above 3000 ohms) Check resistance of oven temperature sensor, check for open wiring between oven temperature sensor and control F4 Oven temperature sensor is shorted (below 500 ohms) Check resistance of oven temperature sensor, check for shorted wiring between oven temperature sensor and control F5 Internal watchdog circuit has detected a failure Defective EOC (Electronic Oven Control) F6 Shorted buttons Check push buttons and dome switches on control F8 Logic interrupted (lock motor switch sequence) Check door lock switches and wiring

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