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I just used the clean mode and it worked fine but now the oven gets warm when turned on and does not heat to the degree that it is set to. Jaime

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If this is a gas model / then look for the ignitor . it has probley got weak and the heat that your getting is from the ignitor . trying to light but its not strong enough .. mm

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I recently ran the self-clean option on my GE Profile JK955B0F5BB. Now when I set the touch pad to 350 degrees or more, the oven heats up to beyond 500.


That is not a valid model number, the issue is most likely the thermostat has failed. The part is about 12 dollars.

Jan 07, 2017 | GE Ovens

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Whirlpool super capacity 465


Seems the thermostat is malfunctioning...thus when baking at 500..thats quite high...it keeps getting hotter past that point to where the oven thinks its in self cleaning mode. Also seems like the problem because when it cools down your allowed to use it again. There is no way to test it with an ohmmeter. Just remove and replace.

Nov 30, 2013 | Ovens

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How do I get the door open after self cleaning and what do I push to self cleaning


Hi, Some ovens are self cleaning During the cleaning process, the oven heats up to a temperature of 900 degrees Fahrenheit. The extreme heat cooks off food and spills inside the oven, leaving ash that can easily be wiped out. The oven door locks while it is cleaning to prevent the door from being opened. Self cleaning ovens are better insulated than regular ovens to keep the extreme heat inside.

Instructions

Read the owner's manual that came with your oven before you perform self cleaning. Although all self cleaning ovens work basically the same way, there may be slight variations for some manufacturers and models.

Take out the oven racks. You need to clean the oven racks by hand, and then put them back in when the oven is done cleaning.

Wipe up any spills and messes inside the oven first, using warm water and a mild soap. Ovens smoke more during cleaning when there is food inside. Wash the inside of the oven door as well. Do not scrub the door gaskets, just gently wipe them off. Damaging the gaskets prevents the oven from sealing.

Lock your oven door manually if your model does not lock it automatically when you clean.

Open a window near the oven for ventilation. There is a certain amount of smoke when you clean the oven. The dirtier the oven is, the more smoke is created.

Turn the control on your oven to "clean" and set the timer for 2 to 5 hours depending on how dirty your oven is, and what the manufacturer recommends.

Wait for the cleaning to finish and the oven to cool before opening door. When oven is fully cooled wipe up any ash inside. If your oven is not completely clean, next time set the timer for longer. If your oven is spotless you might want to see if you can get away with a shorter cleaning time.

Tips & Warnings

Because self cleaning ovens are better insulated, they are more energy efficient when used for cooking. However, if you run the self cleaning feature on your oven more than once a month, you offset the savings you realized. With light to moderate use your oven should be able to be cleaned every one to three months.


Save on the electricity used with a self cleaning oven by cleaning the oven right after use at a high temperature. For example, if you set your oven to clean after making French fries at 450 degrees, it takes less energy to get the oven up to the required 900 degrees.


If you have pet birds, take them out of the house before cleaning your oven. Over heated cooking surfaces, oils and fats, can create fumes that are harmful for a bird's delicate respiratory system.

Hope it helped.

May 28, 2011 | Ovens

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I turn the oven to 350 degrees and it never gets hot.


First, I guess we need to define hot. If you mean hot enough to bake whatever it is you wanted to bake, then it's possible, if this is a unit that has a "timed bake" feature, that someone neglected to put the control back in manual mode, after having used the "timed bake". If this happened, then the oven will only heat to 160 - 180 degrees, and will maintain that temp. It's called a keep warm setting, which is designed to keep the food that was recently baked, warm, until someone can come get it out and served. Check this feature if you have it and see if it's in manual mode, if not change it and the oven should heat up to 350 and beyond.
If there is NO "timed bake" feature, and there's some heat, just not enough to get to a bake mode, then it's possible that the oven's ceramic glo igniter is cracked and not heating to the point that it allows the oven's safety gas valve to open for gas flow to the burner. If there's no heat at all, the problem could still be the igniter, but it could also be electronic control box feeding the igniter. These things must be checked by a tech with an ohmmeter, and possibly replaced.

Mar 24, 2011 | Ovens

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My oven is not heating up properly, it either doesn't heat up or it takes a very long time to heat up. The range top works fine and the broiler works, but when i set it to bake it doesn't or takes long.


There are two possibilities for problems with the range. If it has a "timed bake" setting for the oven then it's possible that the last person who used it neglected to return the setting to the manual mode. In "timed bake" mode, the oven will heat to approx. 160 - 185 degrees, what is called a "keep warm" temp. It will maintain that heat setting regardless of what you set the oven temp control to, as long as you're not in the time frame that it's set to bake. This will make trying to bake anything a very difficult procedure.
The second possibility is that the oven glo coil igniter is cracked and will not heat to the proper temp to allow the electricity to flow through it to the oven gas safety valve to allow it to open and let the gas flow to the burner. These things are ceramic and for some reason crack in normal use. If it has a top broiler, that unit is obviously good. Unfortunately, the igniters are seldom interchangeable. You would need a tech to check the igniter with an ohmmeter.

Mar 23, 2011 | Amana Ovens

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GE Oven is not heating to full temperature.. Also heating up real slow


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Thank you for contacting Fixya.com.


First you need to check whether you are getting full 220 volts + to the oven. Some oven controls have adjustable knobs where can be fine tuned. The temperature can be calibrated by 25 degrees but not any 200 degrees. I think these can get you may be up to 75 degrees max. It seems like your sensing bulb is mounted right your oven control which has the sensing bulb attached could very well be shot. Also check if the elements work? Does the broil get red when set on broil; does the bake get red when set on bake? If yes the wiring should be ok and possibly/probably is a bad oven temp control. If the elements do not get red, that would have to be investigated (burnt wire, bad selector switch, bad oven control, burnt wire. Turn on the oven with the meter connected. It should show full voltage when you first turn it on and the thermostat will turn it on and off.

If the sensor inside the ovens baking compartment is not damaged, touching any metal part, bent, pitted, no foil is used on the racks or lower plate, in an attempt to keep ovens internal clean, etc, then temp sensor is likely defective. Which means the ECR (control unit) will need to be replaced.


Please get back to us if you have any further query.

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Nov 13, 2010 | Ovens

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I have a maytag pilotless ignition gas oven. the top burners work fine the broiler ignites fine. we just tried clean mode and its working too. the problem is we cannot get the oven to heat up. we turn bake...


Hi,

The ignitor is not working right and is going bad....
have the repair man replace the ignitor, or DIY....
Check out this tip about your problem...

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Oct 13, 2010 | Maytag Ovens

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My bottom oven ( non-confection) will not go on-it will just sat 100 degrees but won't get warm or hot. Top seems to be working fine. This started after I tried to use the self cleaning feature.


If broil and bake do not work on your bottom oven, it is probably your lower thermistor or control board. If the bake works but broil doesn't or broil works and bake doesn't, it is very likely your heating element. With an ohmmeter, the heating elements should be about 40 ohms. Much higher or lower signals a problem. If you suspect the control board is the problem, they can be repaired quickly and reliably at www.fixyourboard.com

Oct 11, 2010 | GE Profile JTP56 Electric Double Oven

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I have a self cleaning whirlpool oven. It caught on fire and I turned off the cycle. Is it safe to use the oven? And can I just clean it manually?


I highly recommend that you wipe it out as often as possible to prevent using the self clean mode. It heats to over 800 degrees and this usually takes out electronic parts. It should be fine to use your oven now. I would heat it and watch it to be sure there are no more flames. Hope this helps!

Aug 24, 2009 | Ovens

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