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Display locked on 5ab or sa6? Can't use oven, no buttons functional.

While setting timer, kids pressed too many buttons, delay, etc. Then the display locked and no buttons work. I would unplug oven to reset, but it's very tightly wedged into space. Any ideas?

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This is a frequently reported problem on some model ranges and wall ovens equipped with an Electronic Range Control (ERC) or Electronic Oven Control (EOC). An “error” code display of “Sabb" or “Sab” will be displayed and the range or oven will not function. This is called “Sabbath Mode" and it may be costing you unnecessary charges in service call fees. This is NOT a problem, but actually a feature provided by some manufacturers to enable customers of certain religious faiths to honor the Sabbath. The range will not function at all during this period and cannot be reset by unplugging the unit or turning it off. In your owner/operator's manual there should be a section that refers to "Sabbath Mode" under the control panel features and operation. This "problem" is a minor operator issue and is not a malfunction of the appliance. This is commonly reported by customers to service companies to have corrected, but the repair is unnecessary, and usually NOT covered under the manufacturer’s warranty. The reason: It is a designed feature of the appliance and considered “operator error” in most cases. What this means is you may be paying someone big money to push a couple of buttons and “fix” something that could have taken you minutes to correct yourself. Sabbath Mode can inadvertently be activated by pressing the wrong sequence of control panel buttons, kids playing with the control panel and also after a power outage. The “problem” can be cleared, but you will have to find the proper reference in your owner operator manual. Manufacturers provide different procedures for activating and deactivating the mode, so instructions may differ. I hope this helps you.

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http://www.geappliances.com/search/fast/infobase/10002629.htm Follow the driections here to see if they work I had the same problem and this fixed mine.

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I just went through the same problem. The conrol board had to be replaced. Mine was under warranty, but it took them 3-4 months to find the right part. If you find it online, it looked pretty easy to get to it and replace it. 4-5 wire connectors to switch over.

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