May 23, 2018

F30 and F31 error code troubleshooting for ranges video

By Sears PartsDirect staff
F30 and F31 error code troubleshooting for ranges.
F30 and F31 error code troubleshooting for ranges.

This video from Sears PartsDirect shows what to do when your range flashes an F30 or F31 error code and your oven won’t bake or broil. For Kenmore and Frigidaire ranges like this one, these codes mean that the control detects a problem with the oven temperature sensor probe. The 3 parts that can trigger this code are the oven temperature sensor probe, a wiring harness or the electronic oven control board. In this video, we’ll show you how to figure out exactly what’s wrong so you can get back to cooking.

For more DIY help with your electric or gas range, check out our repair help page for troubleshooting tips and videos, repair guides and error code charts.

Symptoms common to all ranges

Choose a symptom to see related range repairs.

Main causes: food splatters, spilling food on the oven door, allowing liquid to drip through oven door vent when cleaning the door
Main causes: power supply failure, blown thermal fuse, bad relay control board, damaged terminal block, wiring failure
Main causes: broken oven door lock assembly, wiring failure, electronic control board problem
Main causes: faulty temperature sensor, electronic control board problem, control thermostat failure, weak burner igniter, oven door problem
Main causes: broken broiler element, weak or broken broil burner igniter, control system failure, faulty temperature sensor, wiring failure
Main causes: power supply problem, control thermostat or electronic control board failure, broken element, bad burner igniter
Main causes: bad bake element, broken burner igniter, control system failure, blown thermal fuse, faulty temperature sensor, wiring failure

Repair guides common to all ranges

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your range.

July 20, 2018
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a range oven door switch

The oven door switch detects whether the oven door is closed and helps control the oven light. Replace the switch if it doesn’t control the oven light properly.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
February 20, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a range oven door lock assembly

Oven door not locking? You can replace the lock assembly in less than 30 minutes. Here's how.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less

Articles and videos common to all ranges

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your range.

May 12, 2022

How to disassemble an Electrolux EW30 freestanding electric range

By Sears PartsDirect staff

See how to access control boards and oven components in an Electrolux electric range.

December 27, 2021

How does a self-cleaning oven work?

By Lyle Weischwill

Learn how the self-clean cycle works in an oven.

May 31, 2016

Oven door won't open: troubleshooting door lock problems on a range video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Troubleshoot and repair problems with your range when your oven door locks shut and you can't get it open.