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Whirlpool Electric Oven RBS305 overheats while baking, locks door

My oven was set at 350. During the baking cycle it overheated, locked the door and had to be shut off to cool down. it was not in the cleaning cycle and still showed 350 on the pannel. After turning it off the panel showed E2 and F3. Of course what I was baking was burned to a crisp. This is the second time in a week this has happened. The oven was on for a while prior to this both times and seemed to be operating just fine before the extreme heat.

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    Debbie Williams May 04, 2014

    The Green F3 is larger so I guess that means this code is actually F3 and E2. This happened again and we turned the power off and disconnected the ribbon cable to the touch panel. After reassemby the problem persists. The first time this happened the oven was 4 years old and that disconnecting process fixed the problem. This time when we turned it on the exact same thing happened. Both heating elements came on when turned on to 350. The preheat cycle starts and when it is over the top element remains bright red and continues to heat until the F3. E2 code shows up.I hit cancel/off and it shuts down.

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The technical manual for your range doesn't show an error code of E2 F2 but all of the F2 codes pertain to the touchpad of the range.
Can you clear the E2 F3 by pressing the cancel button? If not, shut off the power to the range for a few minutes and see if the error code goes away. If the error code remains You should unplug the range from the wall and remove the back panel for the control area. Disconnect the ribbon between the touchpad and the electronic control, clean the end of it and reconnect it.
If this doesn't repair the problem you will need to replace the touchpad on the range. The parts diagram lists two touchpads, they are part numbers 8273575- bisque, and 8272702- white.
Good luck

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