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Beeping with 'f2' & 'f3' message when cleaning but did not finish cleaning. Oven now cooled but still locked.

I have an electric Kenmore range. I do not know the model since it was here when we bought the house. It is a drop-in with no back panel and the controls are in the front. I do not have an owner's manual or instruction book to troubleshoot my problem. Earlier today I turned on the clean oven mode. It was cleaning and after about an hour it started beeping and 'f2' appeared on the display. I pressed the cancel button. Then I pressed the clean button again to see if it would start up where it had stopped, but started at the beginning (3.30). After a minute or so it started beeping again and this time it showed 'f3' The lock light remained on and I figured it would go off when the oven cooled. Well, that was over 8 hours ago and the light remains on and the oven door locked. The oven is not hot to the touch, but it is a little warm on the stove top by the back right burner where it usually gets warm(but more than it is now)whenever the oven is on. I also notice a slight humming noise that I haven't noticed before. Please let me know if anyone can tell what the f2 or f3 message means and if there is sommething I can try or if an appliance repair tech will need to come out. Thanks

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  • wnarf May 25, 2009

    Sorry, it is a slide-in, not drop-in range

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All F3-E Codes - Oven Temperature Sensor (RTD) or Warming Drawer Defect - Replace oven temperature sensor (RTD).


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