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F4 error code

Put new bake element in oven getting f4 error code

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Ok, test the element for its operational value. if the element is not getting a signal to warm from the control board, this will be the issue, considering that the element is new and able to warm. replace the Oven control in this case.

JUst to be safe, back track the installation to make sure every connection was properly united. make sure the element was installed correctly. if so, replace the control.

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Hello Richard;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

You did not provide a model number and manufacturer. So, the following is a general description of a F4 code.

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