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Kenmore electric built-in oven control panel beeping

Kenmore built-in-electric oven: I first got an F7 error code and beeping. Turned off unit at breaker for 2hours then turned back on. Was able to set clock, but now it beeps and telling me to push start oven when oven not selected. Pushed clear but that's not helping still tells me to push start. So, I pushed start waited a few seconds, then pushed clear. It still is asking me to push start and beeps. What can I do or am I at the mercy of a repairman and at least a $100.00 bill? Getting F7 error code. Have cut off power for 2 hours to reset. Pushed clear/off pad and waited 2 hours. Code continues to repeat. Could this be a fuse somewhere. Thanks for help.

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  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2008

    f7 code on kenmore built in oven press clear and it starts beeping again with f7 code press clear it shuts off then it starts beeping again what can i do to stop it from beeping.


  • Seahwkgirl Nov 11, 2008

    i have the same ploblem i turned it off at the breaker 5 days ago turn it on tonight so far so good

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    Cleaned oven last night. Hit clear this morning, and the F7 code beeps. I clear it, and it comes back every few minutes.

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Try this first!
The control panel has a flat ribbon cable that plugs into the relay module. The ribbon is actually two ribbons pressed together. The plastic insulation has a defect, and the leads between the two ribbons cross. You can seperate them easily by lifting them apart. Place a piece of paper between them to act as an insulator. This should solve your problem. If that does not work, repalce the defective parts yourself. You can do it for about 30% of what a repair company would charge. it's either got to be 1. Control panel 2. Relay panel. Good luck!!!

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