Kenmore Ovens - Answered Questions & Fixed Issues


Self cleaning operates at a very high temperature compared with cooking, so sometimes they have a solenoid or bimetal mechanism to lock the door so you don't inhale noxious fumes or start fire during cleaning. It is supposed to be disengaged ate end of cleaning when things cool down, so it sounds like it may be stuck? See if you can figure out the lock mechanism and try opening it by gently shaking the door while prying with a knife. Search online for a spare parts diagram from the model number and that may give you clues on how to get it open.

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on May 16, 2019 | 42 views


Could be the board, the element or the thermostat. My advice is to call a technician out. You should have 110 volts at the element as soon as you turn it on.

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Apr 29, 2019 | 47 views


Same thing happened to our Kenmore range and I found a solution on the web about fixing this problem on a fridgedaire range. It was to hold down the clock button for an extended time ~15 sec. It worked for our kenmore and hopefully for yours too.

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Mar 11, 2019 | 4,008 views


Hi! I'm adding a link to a manual of a similar Kenmore oven. Hope it will help! https://manualsbrain.com/en/manuals/1298362/?page=12

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Feb 26, 2019 | 53 views


From the information you have given, line 1 is shorted to ground or you have a wiring issue from the power source. You will want to be very careful as this sounds like a situation where you could easily get a shock. I would start by checking my power source with a volt meter test line 1 to line 2 = 240V, line 1 to ground = 120V, line 2 to ground = 120V. If this is all correct a good visual inspection of the oven wiring and circuit boards, if it is not correct contact an electrician. If nothing is found on the visual inspection it is time to start testing and with what you are describing the problem is probably in the main board though it could be in any of the components.

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Feb 12, 2019 | 43 views


Could be the door is not locked or the door window guard is not pulled up, or the sensors for these are defective.

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Dec 25, 2018 | 72 views


Communication between the user interface board and the touch panel can't be initiated Disconnect power to the unit, wait 30 seconds and restore power. If the error returns, disconnect electrical power and check the wire harness connections between the user interface control board and the touch. Reconnect any loose wires or replace the wire harness if damaged. If you just replaced the user interface control board or the touch panel, you may have used the wrong part. Use your range model number to check the part number and install the correct replacement part. If you didn't replace a part before the code appeared and the wire harness connections are okay, replace the touch panel. If the problem continues, replace the user interface control board.

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Dec 25, 2018 | 201 views


Try unplugging for 5 minutes

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Dec 18, 2018 | 40 views


does the element get warm and then no heat? I would just replace it, also I would ensure that all the connections are clean tight.

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Nov 19, 2018 | 41 views


get in an electrician to check the element and wiring

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Nov 18, 2018 | 97 views


What had happen is that you activated the self cleaning system motor and it jamb up,now you have to open the back of your stove and you would see a small motor with a rod attach to it , remove the rod from the motor and push back and forth depending where it got stuck to realest the micro switch

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Oct 26, 2018 | 46 views


When are we as humans gooing to learn from others problems , self cleanig has more trouble than we care to pay for . call a repair service this time and forget you have that feature . use a drip pan and some oven cleaner next time

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Oct 25, 2018 | 35 views


Bad clock / control

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Oct 07, 2018 | 78 views


Stands for door lock. Either door lock motor or control board is most likely defective

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Oct 06, 2018 | 150 views


Your Kenmore oven has a built-in fault detector. When the oven detects an issue, the display screen on the control panel will flash a fault code. The F10 fault code on your Kenmore oven indicates that the thermal protector on your oven's control unit, or microcontroller (MCU), has overheated. If the MCU overheats, the computer stops all motor functions. Several items on your oven could cause the thermal protector to overheat. Therefore, you must troubleshoot the F10 code to determine why it appeared on your display panel.

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Oct 05, 2018 | 105 views


Most likely Yes although stove top will be very hot

Kenmore Ovens | Answered on Sep 30, 2018 | 83 views

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