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Have a Kenmore electric drop-in range less than 2 years old. Turned on self-clean cycle but after an hour or so started beeping and F3 was displayed. Have lost manual.. What does f3 mean?

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All F3-E Codes - Oven Temperature Sensor (RTD) or Warming Drawer Defect - Replace oven temperature sensor (RTD).


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