Kenmore’s ovens and stoves (or ranges) are a testament to the brand’s commitment to culinary excellence. Available in both gas and electric configurations, they cater to chefs of all proficiencies. Ovens, often equipped with convection capabilities, promise even heat distribution, ensuring consistent cooking and baking results. Multiple rack positions offer flexibility, accommodating dishes of various sizes. The stovetop burners, whether coil or smoothtop, provide precise heat control, from simmering stews to searing steaks. Features like self-cleaning, oven timers, and warming drawers enhance the cooking experience. With a blend of performance, safety features, and contemporary aesthetics, Kenmore ranges become the centerpiece of modern kitchens.
F1: Control Board Failure
The oven’s control board is malfunctioning and might need a reset or replacement.
F2: Oven Over Temperature
The oven temperature has exceeded the preset safety threshold. This could be due to a faulty temperature sensor or thermostat.
F3: Open Oven Temperature Sensor
The oven temperature sensor circuit is open, potentially due to a malfunctioning sensor.
F4: Shorted Oven Temperature Sensor
The oven temperature sensor circuit is shorted, causing unreliable temperature readings.
F5: Door Latch Error
The oven door latch is malfunctioning or not engaging correctly, often seen during the self-cleaning cycle.
F6: Electronic Control Identification Error
The electronic control board cannot identify or verify the configuration of the oven. This can occur if the control has been replaced with the incorrect part.
F7: Touchpad or Control Board Malfunction
The touchpad or control board is malfunctioning, potentially preventing user inputs or displaying incorrect data.
F8: Control Board Lockout Error
The control board is locked out, preventing the oven from functioning until it’s reset or resolved.
F9: Door Lock Circuit Error
There’s an issue with the circuit responsible for the door lock mechanism, often noticed during the self-cleaning cycle.
F10: Runaway Temperature
The oven temperature is rising beyond set limits. This might be due to a faulty sensor or relay.
F11: Shorted Keypad
The keypad is experiencing a short circuit, causing it to malfunction or not register input correctly.
F12: User Interface/Board Mismatch
The main control board does not match the user interface or touchpad. This can happen if one of the parts was replaced with an incorrect version.
F13: Internal CPU Checksum Error
The internal memory of the control board has encountered a checksum error. A reset or board replacement might be needed.
F14: EEPROM Error
The control board’s EEPROM (Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory) is malfunctioning or contains corrupted data.
F15: Relay Board Error
There’s an issue with the relay board, affecting the oven’s operations, such as heating or broiling.
F16: Control Over Temperature
The control board or the area near it is overheating, which might cause the oven to malfunction.
F17: Door Lock Error
The oven’s door lock mechanism isn’t working correctly, often seen during the self-cleaning cycle.
F18: Communication Error
There’s a communication problem between the main control board and other components or sensors in the oven.
F19: Internal CPU Hardware Error
The control board’s internal hardware is malfunctioning. It might require a reset or replacement.
F20: Control Communication Error
The oven is experiencing issues in communication between the touchpad/user interface and the main control board.
F21: Key Sensing Error
The control board is having trouble detecting the activation of the keys on the touchpad.
F22: Oven Calibration Error
There’s an issue with the oven’s calibration, potentially affecting cooking temperatures and results.
F23: Cooling Fan Failure
The oven’s cooling fan is not working as expected, which might result in overheating of internal components.
F24: Oven Temperature Probe Error
There’s a malfunction with the oven’s temperature probe, causing inaccurate temperature readings.
F25: Door Switch Error
The door switch, which detects if the oven door is open or closed, is malfunctioning.
F26: Oven Temperature Out of Range
The oven temperature is either too high or too low compared to the set temperature.
F27: Internal Board Error
An internal error has been detected in the control board, affecting the oven’s operations.
F28: User Interface Power Supply Issue
There’s a power supply issue with the oven’s user interface or touchpad.
F29: Steam Sensor Error
For ovens with steam cooking functionality, the steam sensor is malfunctioning or not detecting steam levels accurately.
F30: Oven Door Unlock Error
The oven door cannot unlock after a self-clean cycle or other operations. This may be due to a faulty door lock mechanism or control board.