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Digital oven temperate is wrong

My Kenmore electric oven is now reading up to fifty degrees too hot (shows 400 but is only 350 inside). Is this maybe just an oven probe issue or is there a thermostat that connects to the probe that could be the problem. Sears sells the probe for $25 (#316233900) but does not list a thermostat. I don't want to get the wrong part

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  • kpagel21 Jan 31, 2009

    Kenmore does do up to a 35 degree adjustment but it is not a constant problem. I'm ordering the probe now. Thanks!

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Yes, that is the probe that sends info to the controller.

If it's not bad, then the controller is, but normally it's the probe.

Check that the controller has not been incorrectly calibrated before you change the probe out, although most do not allow a swing of more than 15-20 degrees. Yours may allow more though.

I am guessing you measured the actual temperature, to the set point temperature, with a know good thermometer.

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  • Mark Egan Jan 31, 2009

    Let me know what you find and I'll be more than happy to help.

    And if you don't mind, kick me up to a FixYa as this one is one that I can't fix over the computer lines, and I've helped you to confirm your suspicions and given you some (hopefully) pro advice. I'll also continue to help you on this until it's fixed.

    Or you can wait until we have it fixed as well.

    Regardless, thanks for letting me be of help to you, and thanks for using Fixya!



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