Bosch freestanding range error codes

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These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Bosch freestanding range. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for ranges, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your range.

Error Code
Condition
DIY advice
F31

Oven temperature sensor failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the range and check the wire harness connections on the oven temperature sensor and the electronic control board. If the wire harness connections are okay, replace the oven temperature sensor. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.

F33

Warming drawer temperature sensor defective

Check/Repair

Unplug the range and check the wire harness connections on the warming drawer temperature sensor and the electronic control board. If the wire harness connections are okay, replace the warming drawer temperature sensor. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.

How-to help
Possible parts
Warming drawer temperature sensor, Electronic control board
F41

Oven door latch won't lock

Check/Repair

Unplug the range and examine the oven door latch. Check the wiring connections. If the oven door latch is defective, replace the oven door latch assembly. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.

How-to help
Possible parts
Oven door latch assembly, Electronic control board
F45

Oven door latch switches defective

Check/Repair

The electronic control board detects that a door latch sensor switch is stuck or defective. Unplug the range and check the sensor switches on the oven door latch. If the switches are defective, replace the oven door latch assembly. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.

How-to help
Possible parts
Oven door latch assembly, Electronic control board
F111

Over-temperature condition in the oven

Check/Repair

The oven temperature is above 585 degrees F in the bake or broil mode. If an oven element is heating constantly, it's likely that a relay on the electronic control board is stuck. Replace the electronic control board if a relay is stuck.

F113

Over-temperature condition in the clean mode

Check/Repair

The oven temperature is above 950 degrees F in the clean mode. If an oven element is heating constantly, it's likely that a relay on the electronic control board is stuck. Replace the electronic control board if a relay is stuck.

F121

Stuck key on the control panel

Check/Repair

Unplug the range and replace the membrane keypad.

Possible parts
Membrane keypad
F125

Cancel key is stuck

Check/Repair

Unplug the range and replace the membrane keypad.

Possible parts
Membrane keypad
F151

Electronic control board failure or communication error

Check/Repair

Unplug the range and check the wire harness connections on the electronic control board. If the wiring connections are okay, then replace the electronic control board.

F154

Electronic control board too hot

Check/Repair

Check for obstructions in the vent louvers on the back of the control console. Clean the louvers if dirty. Unplug the range and check for damaged or shorted wiring. If you find no problems with the louvers or wiring, replace the electronic control board.

F170

Power failure

Check/Repair

Press the Cancel button to clear the code. If the code reappears, unplug the range and check the power cord and outlet. Replace the power cord if damaged.

Possible parts
Power cord

Symptoms common to all ranges

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

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
 30 minutes or less

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