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Maytag Range CRE9800ACE

The oven is heating up but cutting off when the temperture in the oven get to about half of what the set temperture is. You up the setting and the temp goes up but still only about half of the setting. I changed the oven temp probe and that did not change anything.

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  • canehunter Aug 06, 2008

    What troubleshooting method is the proper way to check this problem

  • canehunter Aug 07, 2008

    Where is the thermostat located. The parts store does not have a thermostat listed.

    Is it part of the clock?

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    The oven keeps heating and won't regulate the temp. I replaced the temp probe for the oven but it did not fix the problem. What's next?

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Here are directions for replacing the thermostat with pictures. Please let me know if you need any more help. Make sure that you replace it exactly with the same one otherwise your temperature may be off with the new one.

http://fixitnow.com/wp/2008/07/30/oven-temperature-sensors/

my best to you on this

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    Benjamin Patri Aug 06, 2008

    Since you know for sure that the temperature is off by quite a bit, all things point to the sensor. The sensors are only so accurate, they usually are within 25 degrees of the set temperature and not perfect. The sensor isn't too much and the first link I posted I believe also gave a website for where to purchase a new one

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Have you checked the status of the thermostat? there is a possibility that it is the one causing the issue.

Posted on Aug 06, 2008

  • marlon john madrid
    marlon john madrid Aug 06, 2008

    id go for the link that BestDarnGgood posted the same link here just be careful in opening the unit, sharp parts my give out some cuts

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