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Problem with GE profile JB968!The bake and probe lights alternatively flash. I feel like it might have something to do with humidity, but am not sure. I don't even have the actually probe that comes with the oven because this range was in this house when we bought it and there was never a probe. Could it be a problem with the probe sensor? I'm not sure if the switchboard needs to be reset or replaced. Please help-- the oven will not bake or do anything, just flashes and then when I try to set it to bake it just beeps and flashes probe. I tried leaving it unplugged overnight, but as soon as I plugged it back in, it started again. Also, I remember it doing this before a few months ago, but then it just stopped! Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!

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Hi,

This is usually caused by a short from the casing of the probe socket to the body of the oven. This is not an easy thing to fix as it requires you to take the range apart. I usually fix this by removing the probe socket and painting the case of the probe where it comes in contact with the oven cavity and also around the hole in the oven cavity where it attaches and after it has been allowed to dry reassemble.

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