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Outside temp is 5 degrees too low.

I have always felt it was reading the temp wrong so I added another thermometer outside as yes, my remote one is 5 degrees too low. I there a setting to make an adjustment?

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Check manual for calibration

Posted on Nov 12, 2014


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SOURCE: Oven temperature only gets to within 20-25 degrees of temp. set

next to last page in your manual


Adjusting Oven Temperature
Oven temperature has been factory calibrated and tested. If
oven consistently over or under cooks food, adjust thermostat.
Oven temperature can be increased or decreased 35°F. To
avoid over adjusting oven, move temperature 5°F each time.
1. Push BAKE pad.
2. Press + pad until an oven temperature greater than 500°F
shows in display.
3. Immediately push and hold, approximately 5 seconds,
BAKE button until “00” appears.
4. Press + or - arrow pad to adjust oven temperature.
• To increase oven temperature (for a hotter oven), Press
pad until a positive number appears in display.
• To decrease oven temperature (for a cooler oven),
Press pad until a negative number appears in display.
5. Press OVEN CANCEL pad to save adjustment.
• Setting is saved if power fails or is disconnected.

heres a link to the entire manual if needed
http://shop.amana.com/assets/pdfs/literature/32103601.PDF

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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SOURCE: temp indicator chimes although temp is really 100 degrees low.

Yes you do need a new thermostat, just make sure that the sensor is not obstructed by anything. first.
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Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Oven heat erratic

no there is not and your unit only has one temp sensor you will have to spring for a new control

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag oven needs temp calibration

Take your temp knob off and look in the center of the stem and you should find a small set screw. Using a small precision screwdriver, turn the screw until you see the light come on. (You won't have to turn it far.) Turn it a little at a time, maybe a 1/16 of a turn. Leave your thermometer in the oven with the door closed and at or near the temp probe that is in the oven. This way, you are getting a true reading.

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Oven temp. is off at times, varies how many degrees

Replace the thermostat, and it should solve your problem.
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Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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