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Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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If i remember correctly i believe this is actually a wiring issue. you would need to turn the power off open the control panel. and look for a control board with the probe connection on it. there should be a tech sheet in the compartment to help you identify it however if it is the problem they would be purple wires on the connector that need to be reversed.

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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SOURCE: KEMS377 Lower electric Convection Oven - no probe, won't work!

"I get a "Door" message when I try to start it. The Message only shows when I try to set the time with one of the function buttons, like and dosent work

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Superba convection oven probe display problem

I had a similar problem today with my KitchenAid Superba wall convection oven (2002 model). I was roasting tomatoes at 225 degrees F for 3 or 4 hours when the control pad changed and showed that the probe was in use (never have I used it and had to look for it). I, too, tried to plug in the probe and take it out, but nothing changed. My worry was that I could no longer use the timed bake function. After trying to reset by turning off the oven at the breaker, with no change, I turned on the oven to 400 F and left it on for 10 - 15 minutes hoping that the high temperature would dry out whatever moisture that must have gotten in the place where the probe connects. Then I turned it off and just waited. After a half hour or so the control pad cleared and nothing showed (that is what you want when the oven is off!). Everything is back to working now.

Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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SOURCE: In the middle of cooking

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The common cause of this problem is that grease or mist may have gotten into the probe socket,to clear this you will need to get a hair dryer and blow into the socket which is located on the right side under the metal circlular cap if the insulation is over saturated you might have to pull the oven and remove the side to dry it.

If the problem persists this means that either the probe jack or the wires going to the probe jack have shorted out thinking there is a probe inserted even though there is not.

You will need to replace the probe recepticle which comes with new wires to correct this issue. If you don't plan on using the oven probe, you can always clip the wires and tape the ends off as this will make it so that the board cannot sense the oven probe recepticle giving it a false reading.

Posted on Dec 30, 2010

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Bad news is that you have to pull the oven out of the wall to do this repair.

Good news is that it's not difficult to do.

TURN THE POWER OFF AT THE BREAKER BEFORE YOU PROCEED!

Otherwise you'd look like this...
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Ready? OK!

All you need is;
1.) Phillips screwdriver
2.) 1/4" socket/nutdriver
3.) Ratchet if you don't have a nut driver
4.) 36 quart Igloo ice cooler (like what you'd take to the lake or the beach)
5.) Sturdy wire (smaller than a coat hanger, preferably)
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Did I mention TURN THE POWER OFF AT THE BREAKER BOX?

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Open the oven door and look where the oven meets the wood. You'll see a couple of screws there... remove them. Now the oven is ready to pull.
Place your Igloo cooler under the oven. Slowly pull the oven from the cavity until you have it out and sitting on the cooler. (don't sweat it... the oven is light. maybe 75 pounds or so.)

Now that you have it out, open the oven door and remove the oven racks. Look inside (may need a flashlight) and locate the temp probe, there are 2 screws holding it in place. Remove those 2 screws and set them inside the oven cavity, you'll need them soon.

Now go to the back of the oven (slide it if necessary) and remove the back panel. (*Here's a tip... some of these GE units? All you have to do is remove one screw to access the temp probe, so look carefully... don't go nuts here. Sometimes the whole panel/panels DON'T have to come off)

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Take the sturdy wire (from the tools list) and make a small hook at the end of it. Poke it through the hole that the old probe was stuck through. Now hook your new probe into the hook. Now go to the rear of the oven and gently (did I say gently?) pull it through to the back of the oven.

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