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F3 or F4
Open or shorted oven temperature sensor (RTD)
Check sensor harness and harness connection between oven sensor and oven control. Replace oven temperature sensor (RTD) if wiring is ok.
Loss of relay drive circuit
If this fault code cannot be cancelled, replace the oven control (also called clock or ERC).
GE / Hotpoint / RCA Oven Fault Codes Display Condition Remedy F0 & F1 Failed Thermistor Control Replace ERC F2 Oven Temp Exceeds 590 with unlocked door High resistance in Sensor, likely a bad sensor F3 Open Sensor circuit Open (blown) sensor fuse or bad Sensor F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it F7-A Function pad button stuck Clean and unstick F7-B Bad Clock Replace Clock F8 Electrical component failure Replace ERC F9 Program with door circuit Check wiring
Frigidaire / Westinghouse / Tappan / Gibson Oven Fault Codes Display Condition Remedy F0 & F1 EOC failure Replace EOC F2 Oven over heat Defective Sensor or EOC F3 Oven Sensor Open Replace Sensor F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it F5 EOC failure Replace EOC F6 EOC failure Replace EOC F7 EOC failure Replace EOC
Maytag / MAYCOR / Magic Chef / Jennair / Admiral Oven Fault Codes Display Condition Remedy F0 Function key shorted or stuck button Clean and unstick button or replace Touch Pad or Clock F1 Defective Touch Pad or Membrane Replace Touch Pad or Membrane F2 Oven over heat defective Relay Board or (if present) or defective Sensor F3 Oven Sensor Open Replace Sensor F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor F5 Hardware, safety circuits disagree Replace Clock F6 Missing AC (power) signal Check for proper voltage (plug, breaker, etc.) F7 Function key shorted or stuck button Clean and unstick button or replace Touch Pad or Clock F8 A/D Warning Replace Clock F9 Door Lock Warning Check door lock circuit or Replace Clock
Amana / Caloric Oven Fault Codes Type with display - glass link ERC Display Condition Remedy F0 No Safety Signal Replace adapter board F1 No Safety Signal Replace ERC F2 Oven over heat Replace defective Sensor F3 Oven Sensor Open Replace Sensor F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor F7 Shorted Touch Panel Replace Glass Panel F9 Door Latch Error Check latch FF Lock Error Check switch and motor ERC III - Relay board with separate board/push buttons F0 Shorted Push Pad Replace Push Pad F1 Defective ERC Replace ERC F2 Oven over heat Replace defective Sensor F3 Oven Sensor Open Check/Replace Sensor F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor F5 Defective ERC Replace ERC F6 Defective ERC Replace ERC F7 Shorted or sticking button Clean button or replace touch pad F8 Defective ERC Replace ERC F9 Door Latch Error Check latch
The following diagnostic chart Does not apply to Whirlpool 'Y'
line products. If the model number contains a Y near the end of the
number, DO NOT use this chart. Whirlpool / KitchenAid / Roper Oven Fault Codes Ovens with 4 digit displays Display Condition Remedy F0-E0 Analog to Digital failure Disconnect panel for 30 seconds. if error re-appears then replace control F1-E1 Defective ERC Replace ERC F2-E0 Shorted Keypad Replace Keypad F3-E0 Sensor or Sensor Fuse Open Replace Sensor or Fuse F3-E1 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor F3-E2 Oven over heat Replace Sensor F3-E3 Cleaning Temp over heat Replace Sensor F5-E0 Door Error Check Door F5-E1 Door Latch Check Latch F5-E2 Door Switch Check Switch Ovens with 2 Digit Displays F0 Defective ERC Replace ERC F1 Defective ERC Replace ERC F2 Oven over heat Replace defective Sensor F3 Oven Sensor Open Check/Replace Sensor F4 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor F5 Defective ERC Replace ERC F6 Problem with time keeping circuit Reset Time or cooking operation and check for proper ground F7 Shorted or sticking button Clean button or replace ERC F8 Defective ERC Replace ERC F9 Door Latch Error Check latch and latch circuit
F3 is Open oven temperature sensor
circuit. F4 Shorted oven temperature sensor
circuit . F7 Component failure.
To fix this you need to read oven temperature sensor
circuit at oven temperature sensor ( approx 1000
ohms at room temp); check for cut or pinched wire or loss
of contact, if wirings are ok, then replace the probe.
all ge codes f3 are saying ot replace thermal sensor, you can check the harness connecting them for a pinched or burnt wire i guess, as far as getting a part number , you can enter complete modle number her e and look for the sensor, i checked just the partial number you gave and a few different ones showed up http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action
I have the same problem. I noticed that the oven gets to the selected temp ok. Then when the pilot attempts to RELIGHT, it gets the error F3.
Did you get a solution? After other posts, I will see if the temp sensor is around 1100 ohm as suggested by others.