Question about Amana Ovens
My oven heats, but does not cook. Then after the pre-heat alert comes on, it displays a F2 and F3 error. Do you know what the problem is?
SOURCE: F3 and F2 Error Codes
If hitting clear/cancel won't clear it try unplugging and then plug it back in. My guess is the oven control is bad. Here are the fault codes for this model.
Code Condition Check/Repair F0 or F1 Failed transistor in control If code cannot be cancelled, replace the Electronic Range Control (ERC) or touch pad F2 Oven over temp - exceeded 590F with door in unlocked position or 990F with door locked If actual temp condition occurred, look for welded relay contacts or high resistance connection or any cause in the oven temperature sensor circuit F3 Open oven temperature sensor circuit Measure oven temperature sensor circuit at oven temperature sensor (should be approx 1100 ohms at room temp); check for cut or pinched wire or loss of contact F4 Shorted oven temperature sensor circuit Same as above; check for melted connector or both leads shorted to ground F8 Component failure within Electronic Range Control (ERC) effecting temp processing circuits Replace Electronic Range Control (ERC) F9 Problem with door lock circuit such as pinched wire between Electronic Range Control (ERC) and door lock switch Check wiring and test operation of switch
Posted on Jul 15, 2008
SOURCE: f2 & f3 alert
thank you for the info. you need to replace the oven sensor. an F2 error is oven is to hot. an F3 error is a shorted or open oven sensor. the oven sensor is easy to change, and not very expensive. if you have further questions, let me know. shane
Posted on Aug 24, 2009
Hi, F2 error code on the Amana Oven means "Oven too hot"
You have to replace Oven temperature sensor to fix it.
F3 error code means "Open or shorted oven temperature sensor". Yo also have to replace Oven temperature sensor to fix it.
Summarily, both code has to do with the temperature sensor which you need to replace...
Posted on Oct 23, 2010
SOURCE: Oven kicks off after a
Please have a look at this above website it deals directly with your issue.
Above fault Codes. below DIY help.
If it is a gas oven then the glowbar on them can get weak and be a melow orange color,this is a bad glowbar, it must pull at least 3.5 amps to be ok,if it is electric it could be the element or it could be the sensor.newer models have fault displays on the electronic control. see the chart below:EOC is a fancy abbreviation for electronic oven control.Thats the oven display
it is a tad expensive.
Reference: Frigidaire / Westinghouse / Tappan / Gibson
Oven Fault Codes
Display Condition Remedy
F0 & F1 EOC failure Replace EOC
F2 Oven over heat Defective Sensor or EOC
F3 Oven Sensor Open Replace Sensor
F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it
F5 EOC failure Replace EOC
F6 EOC failure Replace EOC
F7 EOC failure Replace EOC
Posted on Nov 15, 2010
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