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F3 blinks on panel

My friend has a Kenmore 4 burner gas range with electronic lite and panel, has started getting an F3 message and will sometimes automactically turn off. It happens randomly , it has no type of serial #s or any markings at all. It was in the house when they purchased it so it is at least older than 1998. They are push buttoms and a turn knob for the tempurture.
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Cathy

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Replace the oven temperatire sensor.

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