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OVEN PREHEAT OVEN LIGHT STAYS ON EVEN WHEN HEATED

THE OVEN DOES'NT KEEP PROPER TEMP

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  • norris5 Mar 13, 2008

    my Ge spectra oven will not maintain the temp. it is set for. It drops dramatically on its own or if I set slightly higher temp it jumps way up. The oven is approximately 10 years old. Is it worth fixing? It is listed as the GE spectra XL44 self-cleaning gas range.

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watugot
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SOURCE: Preheat taking long time

If your oven has the hidden bake element then it is probably working properly. A standard oven with an exposed bake element will usually take about 12-15 minutes to preheat. The hidden element models take a little longer but they usually heat a little more evenly.
Post back if you have any more questions.

Posted on Oct 29, 2007

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SOURCE: Wirlpool gs475lems Oven will fail to light and keep temp.

I HAVE A 2 MONTH OLD GAS RANGE AND IT APPEARS ED-F3 AND THE OVEN DOOR IS LOCKED HOW DO I GET IT TO UNLOCK

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Super Capacity 465 Electric Range not heating properly.

The first thing you will need to do is to verify that you have 230 volts at the outlet. Chances are pretty good that the unit popped one of the double pole breakers. Check the breaker and reset it if you find that you only have 120 volts at the outlet. If after finding that you have only 120 volts and you've reset the breaker then the problem would lie with the breaker needing replacement. If however you have full 230 volts available at the outlet then additional troubleshooting would be needed. Hope this helps... Bill

Posted on May 29, 2009

fixyourboard
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SOURCE: trying to set oven temp. F-7 and F-1 keep

F7 usually means a stuck key on the keypad. I've also seen it caused by a greasey buildup on the keypad connector into the control board. Try pressing each button on the keypad followed by cancel. See if the buttons are registering with the control - should get a beep or some function (execpt up/down buttons need a cook or time function enabled first). If one of the buttons seems inoperative it may be stuck, in which case you probably need a new keypad.

F1 is usually caused by a failure in the control board and is a common problem that we repair on these boards. If you shut the power off for a few minutes, turn it back on and enter a cooking mode before F1 appears (after reset is finished) then you can cook. This doesn't fix F1, just allows you to work around it in an emergency.

We'd be happy to repair your oven controller for you.

Regards,
Bruce
www.fixyourboard.com

Posted on Oct 15, 2009

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SOURCE: my oven preheat light won't go off

you have a bad sensor or control panel. I would change the sensor first. it is the more likely culprit and is much cheaper then the control panel

Posted on Apr 23, 2010

machinetech7
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SOURCE: Oven takes forever to preheat

The way the oven works is like so:
1) User sets the desired temperature
2) Power is sent to the ignitor
3) The ignitor is then energized, drawing 3.2 amps of current
4) When the 3.2 amps is drawn, the gas safety valve is allowed to open and gas flows into the burner assembly in the oven.
5) This gas is then ignited, causing the oven to heat.
6) As the oven heats up, the oven sensor, which is the metal rod located at the top on the rear oven wall, converts the heat into an electrical signal, relaying this information to the main control which in turns displaying the temperature.
(In models with a dial thermostat, there won't be a sensor, though a metal wire with a bulbous end will be present, which is actually connected to the thermostat.)

Posted on Jun 23, 2012

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