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I was baking something in the oven and the temperature shot up to the highest possible within a matter of minutes and would not shut off when I turned the oven off. I unplugged the oven and plugged it back in and it once again, shot up to the highest temperature without being turned on.

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The oven control switch has burnt shut. I have replaced several for this cause.
What occurs is the switch opens and closes by pressure on a small diaphragm which
activates the switch contacts. The little copper bulb sensor in the oven produces this
pressure. If the contacts burn or stick then the bulb cannot regulate and the oven stays
on. These are pretty pricey, usually in the 40 to 70 dollar range.
The model and serial number should be visible if you slide the drawer out and look
on the left side. Usually all that has to be done is removal of about 6 screws to
remove the control panel depending on manufacturer.
Be sure the unit is unplugged before servicing.
Hope this helps.

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Print the following infore for future ref if you wish. How it works is simple tage a look at it in Motion
Component Test Procedure Results
Electronic
range control
F1−1 –Upper Oven >650°F with door unlocked.............................
F1−2 –Lower Oven >650°F with door unlocked.............................
F1−3 –Upper Oven >950°F with door locked.................................
F1−4 –Lower Oven >950°F with door locked.................................
F1−7 –Membrane switch is not responding ...................................
F3−1 –Upper sensor is shorted at (< 100 ω) or
open at (>5 K ω) ...............................................................
F3−2 –Lower sensor is shorted at (< 100 ω) or
open at (>5 K ω) ...............................................................
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Check actual lower oven temperature,
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Check actual lower oven temperature,
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Check upper sensor, harness, and connections
Engineering
Test Mode
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seconds in the time digits.
Fault codes
accessed
through
Engineering
Test Mode
F0−0 –No fault .................................................................
F1−5 –Upper hardware failure within control ....................
F1−6 –Lower hardware failure within control.....................
F1−8 –Shorted key in membrane switch ..........................
F1−9 –Internal communication errors within control .........
F1−A –Upper latch switches ............................................
F1−B –Lower latch switches.............................................
F1−C –Upper door switch.................................................
F1−D –Lower door switch.................................................
F1−E –Sensor input not calibrated ...................................
F1−H –EEPROM error .....................................................
F1−L –Temp in ovens are the same for long period .........
F1−N –Internal voltage on control not working .................
F9−1 –Upper lock switch is not correct.............................
F9−2 –Upper unlock switch is not correct.........................
F9−3 –Control does not see upper door lock....................
F9−4 –Lower lock switch is not correct.............................
F9−5 –Lower unlock switch is not correct.........................
F9−6 – Control does not see lower door lock ...................
EE –Control cannot read E-PROM. Unit will shut down.
Default from factory
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Check lock wire harness, and lock switch
Check lock wire harness, and lock switch
Check lock wire harness, and lock switch
Check lock wire harness, and lock switch
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Lower Oven Light: Energizes lower oven light
Upper Clean: Energizes upper motorized door lock
Lower Clean: Energizes lower motorized door lock
Stop Time: Energizes Beeper
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Timer 1: Energizes ROM version
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