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E4 message and what to do to clear it

We keep getting the E4 error message and was told the thermistor could be greasy. Can the thermistor be cleaned or is there some way to clear the error message?

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That may be it. In some cases you can clean them, but if it has become brittle, it may snap. But it's worth a try.

First of all, I'd try a cold reset by unplugging the oven for afew minutes then trying again. If that doesn't clear the error, it's probably the thermistor.

The oven would have to be removed from the wall so the outer wrapper can be removed, then you can remove the sensor and attempt to clean it.A gentle scraping with the toothpick might work, or gently soaking it in hot water. Just be sure it's dry when reinstalled.

If needed, you should be able to order a new thermistor here:
http://www.samsungparts.com/search/search.asp

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