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While baking my oven comes on with F2 or F3 and the oven stops baking until either I turn off and back on or flip the breaker. What is wrong? Some said the sensor may be going out.

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HI. if its an F2, this will be an issue with the Control board that senses oven temperature above 615F-630F.

If actual over temperature condition occurred: Look for welded relay contacts on bake or broil relays. If this happens, replace oven control (also called clock or ERC).

If no over temperature condition occurred: Look for a high resistance connection or any other cause of high resistance in the oven temperature sensor circuit. Check sensor, sensor harness and sensor harness connection at sensor and oven control. Replace sensor if found defective.

Remember: Oven control (ERC) measures resistance of sensor circuit , not actual oven temperature.

Now, if its an F3, this will be a Open or shorted oven temperature sensor (RTD).

You will need to Check sensor harness and harness connection between oven sensor and oven control. Replace oven temperature sensor (RTD) if wiring is ok.

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