Question about Kitchen Ranges
Bob, you don't specify a make of model but generally, the thermocouple is the means by which the controller verifies that the pilot flame is lit and allows gas to flow. The sensor portion sits in the pilot flame and has a tube that leads back to the gas control valve. It should be reasonably easy to see how to remove and replace it when you have it in sight and the replacement part in hand.
Posted on Nov 29, 2014
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F7: Thermocouple Open
Reads 999?F/C or
1. Check the connection of open thermocouple on the I/O control board.
If the connection is OK, verify thermocouple is not an open circuit
by using your ohm meter. The cook cavity thermocouple should
measure approximately 4-5 ohms and the IR thermocouple should
measure approximately 30-40 ohms. Measure at the I/O control board
o Thermocouple indicates open circuit: Replace defective thermocouple.
o Thermocouple OK: Replace the I/O control board.
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