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Kenmore range stopped working after self clean cycle

After running the oven through a self cleaning cycle we wiped the inside down after cooling. The next evening we attempted to cook a pizza and about 5 seconds after setting the temperature at 400 the "preheated" beeper starts going off and then it flashes an F2 code. The oven element subsequently will not heat up.
Tomorrow is Christmas and a house full of people coming expecting food
Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • russvt1 Dec 26, 2007

    The model # is 911.95479
    I did look into the back of the oven by taking off some access panels and discovered that the harness connector was damaged by heat. Once I took it apart and looked at the connections and then plugged back in the error code changed from an f2 to an f3. I used my ohm meter to test the temp sensor resistance and had an open circuit. Now I am in process of trying to locate a part locally.
    Thanks for the help

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It will help to know the model number from the oven, but F2 usually indicates a failed temperature sensor on most ovens. If this is the case on yours, it will have to be replaced for the oven to operate again.
Post back with the number and I will see if I can help.Thanks/Mike

Posted on Dec 24, 2007

  • Michael  Lindley
    Michael Lindley Dec 28, 2007

    Just wanted to follow up on your oven and see if you got it fixed.

    Thanks/Mike

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