Kenmore  Range  Manual-Cleaning Range Error Codes for 790 Models

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Kenmore manual-cleaning range with a model number starting with 790.  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. You can also search for owner’s manuals and find range replacement parts

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F1 Errors for Kenmore Manual-Cleaning Range 790 Models
Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
F1 The oven's electronic control board's keypad has shorted. Replace the electronic control board.
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Electronic oven control board and overlay
F1 Oven's electronic oven control board's internal checksum is corrupted. Disconnect power, wait 30 seconds and connect power. If fault returns, replace the oven's electronic control board.
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Electronic oven control board and overlay
F1 Oven's electronic control board sensed temperature increasing out of control. Possible reasons are a failed oven temperature sensor probe or shorted relay in the oven's electronic control board. Check the oven temperature sensor probe and replace if necessary. If the oven is overheating, disconnect power. If oven continues to overheat when the power is reapplied, replace the oven's electronic control board. Severe overheating may require replacing the oven, if damage is extensive.
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Oven temperature sensor probe, Electronic oven control board and overlay
F3 Errors for Kenmore Manual-Cleaning Range 790 Models
Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
F3 Oven temperature sensor probe is electrically open (high resistance over 3000 ohms). The electronic oven control board initially displays F10 for this condition. The electronic oven control board registers the condition as a runaway oven. Check resistance of the oven temperature sensor probe at room temperature and compare to the oven temperature sensor resistance chart. If resistance doesn't match the chart, replace oven temperature sensor probe.
Oven temperature sensor probe
F3 Oven temperature sensor probe is shorted. The F3 for shorted probe should only occur when the oven is active or when you attempt to enter a mode. Check the resistance of the oven temperature sensor probe at room temperature. If less than 500 ohms, replace the oven temperature sensor probe.
Oven temperature sensor probe