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Oven will not go on F3 code beeping

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F3 Oven temperature sensor open Check oven temperature sensor, should be ~1100 ohms at room temperature. If too high or low, replace oven temperature sensor

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Error code F3 on Kenmore 911.4658815 electric range

The oven temp. sensor has gone bad.  Replace it and that will solve your problem.  The part # is WB21X5301 and cost is $73.49.  Can purchase at http://www3.sears.com/.  You can view the image at http://www3.sears.com/imaging/ImagePageJava.shtml?productTypeID=0124160&brandID=0582&modelDesc=Free%20Standing%2C%20Electric&modelNumber=9114658815&documentID=00053545&documentTypeID=PLDM&documentClassCode=PM&titleType=BODY%20SECTION&titleID=00002&.  It is inside the oven in the upper right or left hand corner.  Should be able to remove from the inside.  Two phillips screws and pull it out harness also.  Plug new one into harness and put screws back in and you are done.

Posted on Oct 17, 2007

SOURCE: Fault code F3, then F2

Well here's the details about those codes:
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

F3:-
Oven temperature sensor is open (above 3000 ohms) Check resistance of oven temperature sensor, check for open wiring between oven temperature sensor

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SOURCE: F2 &F3 error codes, oven keeps beeping, I

F2
- E0 Shorted keypad (also called touch
pad) 1. Check keypad connector for firm
connection (keypad connects to control board).
2. Press CANCEL. If error code
returns after 60 seconds, replace keypad (also called touch pad or membrane
switch). Some models incorporate keypad in to control board as one unit. In this
case, replace control board (also called ERC or clock). F2 - E1 Keypad cable unplugged F2 - E5 Cancel key drive line open F2 - E6 Cancel key drive line open F3 - E0 Oven temperature sensor (RTD) opened (upper oven,
if double oven) Replace Oven temperature
sensor (RTD)

Note: Applies to all F3-E...
codes. F3 - E1 Oven temperature sensor (RTD) shorted (upper
oven, if double oven) F3 - E2 Oven temperature is too high (Cook
mode) F3 - E3 Oven temperature is too high (Clean
mode) F3 - E4 Oven temperature sensor (RTD) opened (lower oven,
if double oven) F3 - E5 Oven temperature sensor (RTD) shorted (lower
oven, if double oven) F3 - E6 Warming drawer sensor open F3 - E7 Warming drawer sensor
shorted

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- E0 Shorted keypad (also called touch
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