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Our kenmore elite cooktop suddenly tripped the main breaker. I reset the breaker and error code E showed up on all element controls and none of the controls work. The error code E is not blinking.

The trouble shooting guide says turning the power off and on will reset the cooktop main controls but this is not working. What do you suggest I do?

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    SOURCE: electrolux cooktop was in use and suddenly tripped breaker. When reset, showed error code across control panel. tried sabbath mode unlock, but no success. suggestion?

    What was the error code?

    Posted on Jul 30, 2012


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