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Re: Kenmore Oven gives fault code F3 when you turn on...
Check the sensor harness, and the sensor harness connections at the sensor and oven control for an open circuit. Check for resistance on the sensor. It should not read as an open circuit. If the sensor shows resistance and the wiring and connections show continuity, then the problem is most likely on the control board itself. Possibly a bad connector or crack. You will probably have to replace the controller board (clock).
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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 Disconnect for one minute - if error comes back, replace control board F1 - Shorted control keypad Replace keypad F3 - Oven temperature sensor open Replace oven temperature probe F2 - Oven temperature sensor shorted Replace oven temperature probe F3 - Oven too hot Replace oven temperature probe F3 - Clean temperature too hot Replace oven probe F5 - Door latch switch fault Test and replace the door switch.
Whirlpool with 4 Digit Failure Code:
F1 - E1 - Electronic control (flip flop) Replace control board F2 - E0 - Shorted control keypad Replace keypad F3 - E0 - Oven temperature probe open Replace temperature probe F3 - E1 - Oven temperature probe shorted Replace temperature probe F3 - E2 - Oven temp too high Replace temperature probe F3 - E3 - Clean temp too hot Replace temp. probe F5 - E0 - Check door latch F5 - E1 - Check door latch Replace switch if defective
WHIRLPOOL Polara models 5 digit codes:
F1 F0 - EEPROM communication error Replace ERC F1 E1 - EEPROM checksum error Replace ERC F1 E2:7 - UL A/D errors Replace ERC F1 E4:2 - Model ID error Reinsert keytail. F1 E6:0 - Latch signal mismatch error Replace ERC F2 E0:4 - Shorted key error Replace keypad assembly F2 E1:3 Keytail unplugged reinsert the keytail F3 E0:5 Top oven sensor open Test and replace top probe. F3 E1:6 Top oven shorted Test and replace temp probe F3 E2:9 Bake range over temperature Test and replace temp probe F3 E3:8 Clean range over temperature Test and replace temp probe. F3 E4:10 Bottom oven sensor open Test and replace temp probe F3 E:15 Bottom oven sensor shorted Test and replace temp probe F5 E0:14 Door switch errot Test and eventually replace door lock switch F5 E1:16 Door latch not operating Test and eventually replace door latch F8 E0:17 Refrigeration error Test the cooling module. PF Power failure - Does not indicate a fault. PF occurs when power is disconnected.
WHIRLPOOL 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 Check wiring harness, replace oven temperature probe if necessary F5 - Push button stuck or faulty Check for binding of pushbuttons and control panel glass. If OK, replace touch panel F6 - Electronic control logic error (timing) Replace Electronic Range Control (ERC) F7 - Electronic control logic error (lock motor) Replace ERC. F8 - Electronic control logic error Replace ERC.
The "F3" fault indicates an open oven sensor probe or an open sensor circuit. The oven temperature sensor is no longer available. The oven temperature sensor circuit also has thermal fuse connected in a series circuit in one of the two wires in the sensor circuit. Based on the fault code, the sensor is faulty or the thermal fuse. The thermal fuse comes with the oven temperature sensor. Here is the part to order.
Hi Thanks for using FixYa. Error F3 in your range/oven means oven temperature sensor circuit failure. To resolve this issue you'll have to check the oven temp. sensor circuit if the reading is more then 1100ohms then check the wire harness connecting the control & sensor (as you have already replaced the sensor) however, if the rating is fine then it is the Electronic Range Control (ERC) that has gone bad & should be replaced. Please rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance. ThanksRylee
GE / Hotpoint / RCA Oven Fault Codes Display Condition Remedy F0 & F1 Failed Thermistor Control Replace ERC F2 Oven Temp Exceeds 590 with unlocked door High resistance in Sensor, likely a bad sensor F3 Open Sensor circuit Open (blown) sensor fuse or bad Sensor F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it F7-A Function pad button stuck Clean and unstick F7-B Bad Clock Replace Clock F8 Electrical component failure Replace ERC F9 Program with door circuit Check wiring
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
Maytag / MAYCOR / Magic Chef / Jennair / Admiral Oven Fault Codes Display Condition Remedy F0 Function key shorted or stuck button Clean and unstick button or replace Touch Pad or Clock F1 Defective Touch Pad or Membrane Replace Touch Pad or Membrane F2 Oven over heat defective Relay Board or (if present) or defective Sensor F3 Oven Sensor Open Replace Sensor F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor F5 Hardware, safety circuits disagree Replace Clock F6 Missing AC (power) signal Check for proper voltage (plug, breaker, etc.) F7 Function key shorted or stuck button Clean and unstick button or replace Touch Pad or Clock F8 A/D Warning Replace Clock F9 Door Lock Warning Check door lock circuit or Replace Clock
Amana / Caloric Oven Fault Codes Type with display - glass link ERC Display Condition Remedy F0 No Safety Signal Replace adapter board F1 No Safety Signal Replace ERC F2 Oven over heat Replace defective Sensor F3 Oven Sensor Open Replace Sensor F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor F7 Shorted Touch Panel Replace Glass Panel F9 Door Latch Error Check latch FF Lock Error Check switch and motor ERC III - Relay board with separate board/push buttons F0 Shorted Push Pad Replace Push Pad F1 Defective ERC Replace ERC F2 Oven over heat Replace defective Sensor F3 Oven Sensor Open Check/Replace Sensor F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor F5 Defective ERC Replace ERC F6 Defective ERC Replace ERC F7 Shorted or sticking button Clean button or replace touch pad F8 Defective ERC Replace ERC F9 Door Latch Error Check latch
The following diagnostic chart Does not apply to Whirlpool 'Y'
line products. If the model number contains a Y near the end of the
number, DO NOT use this chart. Whirlpool / KitchenAid / Roper Oven Fault Codes Ovens with 4 digit displays Display Condition Remedy F0-E0 Analog to Digital failure Disconnect panel for 30 seconds. if error re-appears then replace control F1-E1 Defective ERC Replace ERC F2-E0 Shorted Keypad Replace Keypad F3-E0 Sensor or Sensor Fuse Open Replace Sensor or Fuse F3-E1 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor F3-E2 Oven over heat Replace Sensor F3-E3 Cleaning Temp over heat Replace Sensor F5-E0 Door Error Check Door F5-E1 Door Latch Check Latch F5-E2 Door Switch Check Switch Ovens with 2 Digit Displays F0 Defective ERC Replace ERC F1 Defective ERC Replace ERC F2 Oven over heat Replace defective Sensor F3 Oven Sensor Open Check/Replace Sensor F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor F5 Defective ERC Replace ERC F6 Problem with time keeping circuit Reset Time or cooking operation and check for proper ground F7 Shorted or sticking button Clean button or replace ERC F8 Defective ERC Replace ERC F9 Door Latch Error Check latch and latch circuit
F3 is Open oven temperature sensor
circuit. F4 Shorted oven temperature sensor
circuit . F7 Component failure.
To fix this you need to read oven temperature sensor
circuit at oven temperature sensor ( approx 1000
ohms at room temp); check for cut or pinched wire or loss
of contact, if wirings are ok, then replace the probe.
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
Circuit board defective
Replace control board
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
Oven temperature sensor is open (above 3000 ohms)
Check resistance of oven temperature sensor, check for open wiring between oven temperature sensor and control
Oven temperature sensor is shorted (below 500 ohms)
Check resistance of oven temperature sensor, check for shorted wiring between oven temperature sensor and control
Internal watchdog circuit has detected a failure
Defective EOC (Electronic Oven Control)
Check push buttons and dome switches on control
Logic interrupted (lock motor switch sequence)
Check door lock switches and wiring
Most likely problem is the oven temp. sensor. Should check around 1100 ohms at room temp. I would replace that first because it is the easiest and cheaper than an oven control.