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Trying to determine if the ERC or main relay is acting up

I found you here on FixYa and you seem very knowledgable and I was hoping you could help me out.
Our Dacor range acted up a month or so ago where the cooling blower came on all by itself - the oven hadn't been on all day. I reset the circuit breaker and it seemed to solve the problem.

Last week I was making a very large pot of turkey soup and in the process at least a quart or two of stock ended up cascading across the front of the range and provided a very brief waterfall over to the floor. A moment later I noticed the LED display was saying OFF, then OF, then blinking, then various temperatures were displayed, etc.

I shut off the breaker; cleaned up the mess, and turned the range back on: similar results, with a few random beeps added to the mix. After a day of 'resting' the range and hoping it might be 'wet' and would dry out - the following occurs consistently: turn on breaker and the time displays and blinks; the word OFF appears in the temperature area for a second, then 045 appears in the same area; then the same sequence starts again - and each time there is a change in the display a single or double beep is heard.

Do you think I need an new ERC or could the main relay board be the culprit? Is there any relatively easy way for me to check either of these components before having to order them? I've taken out the ERC - seems okay (in the sense that there isn't any charred area where my soup would have encountered it) but I didn't test each transistor for resistence.

I've never received any formal error codes on the display. Is there a way to 'reset' or get the ERC to display its status by holding down any control key combos? I've seen reference in FixYa to sequences for changing F to C degrees...

Thanks a million in advance - we're limping along right now with the ERC out of the range (which still gives us full access to the range top gas burners, but no stove control).

Ben

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    Where is the relay board located on the Dacor rsd30?

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I have the same problem. Did replacing the ERC solve the problem?

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After you got the OFF in the display did you do a hard reset?... if the relay if the problem you should get a F-1 error... I would replace the ERC...

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