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After calling an authorized technician and the thermador support line, neither of which solved my problem, i was told a HARD RESET of the PROBE is all that is required. This problem originally occurred on my Thermador double oven after a power outage and rendered my oven unusable b/c the probe light would not go off -- even though i had never used the probe!

To hard reset the PROBE, turn off the oven at the breaker box, plug in the probe for 1 minute and remove it, then turn the power back on at breaker box, and probe light goes off!! Also, since i didn't have the original probe and to buy a new one would be $80, I borrowed a friend's Thermador probe (different model but it still worked). It cost me $85 for the service visit, 2 weeks of nonoperational oven, and about 5 hours time -- hence the reason i am making this post. It is a golden trick!!

What did NOT work -- turning off power to house again for 15 minutes to reset the OVEN, and disconnecting the probe wires from control panel so probe isn't recognized.

Posted on Nov 15, 2014

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  • Cate Feb 12, 2018

    It worked! Thank you, Lisa!!!

  • Cate Mar 12, 2018

    Me again! We had a power outage, the probe light error went on, and we did this hard reset again, and it worked! Thank you so much for taking the time to post this!!!

  • Philip
    Philip Mar 25, 2018

    Worked on our new 2017 model! So impressed that I joined Fixya. Great concept. Thanks Lisa for taking the time to post.??

  • Cate Jun 11, 2018

    Hi! Was wondering if this truck ever STOPPED working for you!

  • Matthew Sachs
    Matthew Sachs Oct 17, 2018

    Worked perfectly thank you so much

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2018

    Another option. My double oven is a SEC302BS. This light came on while cooking the Christmas turkey. Thank goodness for the lower oven - we were all stumped. The next day I figured out that by running a Probe cycle that it will shut the probe light off after completion. So, press BAKE, set it at 300, press START. Now it will ask for a PROBE temp., set it at 200 and press START. Let the oven heat up and wait for it to finish. BTW, the PROBE will not get to the set temp of 200. Mine ran for about 10 min. and then display END, BEEPED and was done. PROBE light was gone! I searched all over and could not find a simple solution and stumbled into this one. I hope it works for you. Good luck! Also, YOU DO NOT NEED TO BUY ANOTHER CONTROL BOARD!! least not for this issue.


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This worked! Thanks!!!

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