Kenmore  Range  Error Codes for Self-Cleaning Electric Ranges, 2014 Version, 790 Models

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Kenmore self-cleaning range (2014 version models).  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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Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
F10 Runaway temperature (oven temperature is >600 and increasing out of control). If oven isn't overheating, check the oven temperature sensor probe and replace if necessary, If oven is overheating, disconnect power. If oven overheats when the power is restored, replace the electronic oven control board. Severe overheating may require replacing the range, if damage is extensive.
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Oven temperature sensor probe, Electronic oven control board and overlay
F11 Electronic oven control board's keyboard is shorted Disconnect electrical power, wait 30 seconds and restore power. If the fault code returns, replace the electronic oven control board. The keypad is incorporated into the electronic control board assembly on this type of circuit board.
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Electronic oven control board and overlay
F12 Faulty micro-processor identification for the electronic oven control board Disconnect electrical power, wait 30 seconds and restore power. If the fault code returns, replace the electronic oven control board. The keypad is incorporated into the electronic control board assembly on this type of circuit board.
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Electronic oven control board and overlay
F13 Faulty Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory (EEPROM) identification or a faulty Internal Memory Checksum Error Disconnect electrical power, wait 30 seconds and restore power. If the fault code returns, replace the electronic oven control board. The keypad is incorporated into the electronic control board assembly on this type of circuit board.
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Electronic oven control board and overlay
F15 Electronic oven control board failure Unplug the range for 30 seconds then plug it back in to restore power. If the code resumes after restoring power, unplug the range and replace the electronic oven control board.
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Electronic oven control board and overlay
F20 Communication failure between the electronic oven control board and the electronic surface element control Disconnect electrical power and check the wiring between the electronic oven control board and the electronic surface element control. Reconnect any loose wires. If the wiring is okay, replace the electronic surface element control. If the problem continues, replace the user interface controls. If the problem still continues, replace the electronic oven control board.
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Electronic surface element control, user interface control, electronic oven control board and overlay
F30 Electrically open oven temperature sensor probe connection Check the resistance of the oven temperature sensor probe at room temperature and compare the reading to the oven temperature sensor resistance chart. If the resistance doesn't match the chart, replace the oven temperature sensor probe. Check the oven temperature sensor probe wiring harness in the circuit between the electronic oven control board and the oven temperature sensor probe connector. Replace the harness if necessary. Assembly. 5. If the lock motor continuously runs and the microswitch is open, replace the oven door latch motor assembly. 6. If this troubleshooting doesn't resolve the problem, replace the electronic oven control board.
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Oven temperature sensor probe, Electronic oven control board and overlay, Wire harness
F31 Shorted oven temperature sensor probe circuit Shut off electrical power and check the resistance of the oven temperature sensor probe. If the resistance is less than 500 ohms, replace the sensor. If not, plug the sensor back in and check the resistance through the entire circuit. If the If the resistance is abnormal, have the wiring repaired. If not, replace the electronic oven control board.
Oven temperature sensor probe, Electronic oven control board and overlay, Wire harness
F90 Maximum oven door unlock time exceeded 1. Check the wiring between the electronic oven control board and the oven door lock motor microswitch. 2. Replace the oven door latch motor assembly if necessary. 3. Check for binding of the latch cam, lock motor rod and lock motor cam. 4. If the lock motor coil is open, replace the Lock Motor Assembly. 5. If the lock motor continuously runs and the microswitch is open, replace the oven door latch motor assembly. 6. If this troubleshooting doesn't resolve the problem, replace the electronic oven control board.
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Oven door latch motor assembly, Electronic oven control board and overlay, Wire harness
F91 Maximum oven door unlock attempts exceeded 1. Check the wiring between the electronic oven control board and the oven door lock motor microswitch. 2. Replace the oven door latch motor assembly if necessary. 3. Check for binding of the latch cam, lock motor rod and lock motor cam. 4. If the lock motor coil is open, replace the lock motor assembly. 5. If the lock motor continuously runs and the microswitch is open, replace the oven door latch motor assembly. 6. If this troubleshooting doesn't resolve the problem, replace the electronic oven control board.
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Oven door latch motor assembly, Electronic oven control board and overlay, Wire harness
F92 Maximum oven door open time exceeded 1. Check the wiring between the electronic oven control board and the oven door lock motor microswitch. 2. Replace the oven door latch motor assembly if necessary. 3. Check for binding of the latch cam, lock motor rod and lock motor cam. 4. If the lock motor coil is open, replace the Lock Motor Assembly. 5. If the lock motor continuously runs and the microswitch is open, replace the oven door latch motor assembly. 6. If the oven door light switch is open, replace it. 7. If the above troubleshooting doesn't resolve the problem, replace the electronic oven control board.
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Oven door latch motor assembly, Electronic oven control board and overlay, Wire harness
F93 Maximum oven door lock time exceeded 1. Check the wiring between the electronic oven control board and the oven door lock motor microswitch. 2. Replace the oven door latch motor assembly if necessary. 3. Check for binding of the latch cam, lock motor rod and lock motor cam. 4. If the lock motor coil is open, replace the Lock Motor Assembly. 5. If the lock motor continuously runs and the microswitch is open, replace the oven door latch motor assembly. 6. If the oven door light switch is open, replace it. 7. If the above troubleshooting doesn't resolve the problem, replace the electronic oven control board.
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Oven door latch motor assembly, Electronic oven control board and overlay, Wire harness
F94 Maximum oven door lock attempts exceeded 1. Check the wiring between the electronic oven control board and the oven door lock motor microswitch. 2. Replace the oven door latch motor assembly if necessary. 3. Check for binding of the latch cam, lock motor rod and lock motor cam. 4. If the lock motor coil is open, replace the lock motor assembly. 5. If the lock motor continuously runs and the microswitch is open, replace the oven door latch motor assembly. 6. If the oven door light switch is open, replace it. 7. If the above troubleshooting doesn't resolve the problem, replace the electronic oven control board.
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Oven door latch motor assembly, Electronic oven control board and overlay, Wire harness
nCAL Electronic oven control board failure Disconnect electrical power and replace the electronic oven control board.
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Electronic oven control board and overlay