Kenmore 790 model manual-cleaning wall oven error codes

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These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Kenmore manual-cleaning wall oven model that starts with 790. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for wall ovens, 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 wall oven.

Error Code
Condition
DIY advice
F1

Oven temperature sensor failure or failed electronic oven control board

Check/Repair

Unplug the wall oven for 30 seconds, then plug it back in to restore power. If the code resumes after restoring power, unplug the wall oven and check the resistance through the oven temperature sensor from the electronic oven control board using a multimeter. Your meter should measure around 1,080 ohms of resistance through the oven temperature sensor circuit at room temperature. If resistance is off by more than 200 ohms, check oven temperature sensor resistance directly at the sensor. Replace the oven temperature sensor if resistance is off by more than 200 ohms. If resistance measured directly at the sensor is okay, then replace the wire harness because a damaged oven temperature sensor wire harness caused the control board to detect the incorrect resistance through the sensor. If the meter measured correct resistance through the sensor wires that connect to the control board, replace the electronic oven control board because it isn't detecting oven temperature sensor resistance accurately.

How-to help
Possible parts
Oven temperature sensor, oven electronic control board, wire harness
F3

Oven temperature sensor failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the wall oven and check the resistance through the oven temperature sensor from the electronic oven control board using a multimeter. Your meter should measure around 1,080 ohms of resistance through the oven temperature sensor circuit at room temperature. If resistance is off by more than 200 ohms, check oven temperature sensor resistance directly at the sensor. Replace the oven temperature sensor if resistance is off by more than 200 ohms. If resistance measured directly at the sensor is okay, then replace the wire harness because a damaged oven temperature sensor wire harness caused the control board to detect the incorrect resistance through the sensor. If the meter measured correct resistance through the sensor wires that connect to the control board, replace the electronic oven control board because it isn't detecting oven temperature sensor resistance accurately.

How-to help
Possible parts
Oven temperature sensor, oven electronic control board, wire harness

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