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Why can't I increase oven temperature above 287 Degrees?

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Thermostat is bad

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

You may not have a problem. Normally your oven will rise about 40 degrees F. above the set temperature and then shut down, until the oven temperature falls 40 degrees F. below the set temperature, then the oven turns back on.

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How close should the temp control hold the temp


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Is the oven temperature in Celcius or Farenheit...I tried to heat up oven to cook chicken and it only goes up to 287 degrees....


It should come programmed with ?F. Have you tried to cook anything in the unit to measure the temperature? That would be another way to easily tell. Set it for the highest you can get it and bake something you normally would be at a lower temp for lower amount of time and go from there.

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The oven will only heat between 77 and 287 degrees. The temperature will not go above or below these numbers.


Thank soooo much Benham!!!!!!! I would give u a hug if you were here in my house. I thought the oven was broken. I only had it for couple of months and it is brand new. I held the broiler button down and it is on (f). My oven is normal again. Thank you very much.

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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

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