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I started getting a F2 error code on my oven today could you

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I started getting a F2 error code on my oven today could you tell me what it means please.
thanks
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 7 years ago.
F2 Bake/broil/clean temp runaway alarm; sounds alarm and resets control to non-cook mode when bake/broil/clean temp exceeds programmed limits. Usually means a stuck relay. Electric @ 525F (bake), 640F(broil), 900F(clean)

Gas @ 525F (bake), 640F(broil), 900F(clean)
this is the manufactures code meaning for this, if you can get me the model # XXXXX will check further, check these places for # XXXXX
LOCATE YOUR RANGE/STOVE/OVEN MODEL NUMBER
First, here are some tips to help with your model number:
  1. Don't enter a dash if it's not required.
  2. Don't enter any blank spaces.
  3. Be sure a zero is not the letter O.
  4. Be sure a lower case L is not a 1.
  5. Kenmore models always have a 3 digit prefix such as 110 or 665, then a period, then more numbers.
Next, look for an aluminum tag--or a silver or white adhesive label. The model number may be printed or stamped onto the tag and it may be written in two different type sizes or styles.

You might find the tag in one of these places:

Cooktop/Range/Stove

Gas:

  • Inside the cooktop--if the top lifts up
  • On the outside, bottom of the unit
  • Inside the top of the vent duct--if it's a "downdraft" unit

Electric:

  • Under one of the surface burners, or inside the cooktop--if the top lifts up
  • On the outside, bottom of the unit
  • Inside the top of the vent duct--if it's a "downdraft" unit

Gas or Electric Oven

  • On oven side of the door jamb (with the door open)
  • On the lower drawer jamb (with the bottom drawer open)
thanks ,Bryan
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I wont be able to get you any numbers till tomarrow im at work right now.i havent used the oven for a couple of weeks,but did have a power outage this past sunday maybee that might have something to do with it.
Expert:  Bryan replied 7 years ago.
most likely it did, try shutting the breaker off for 5 minutes and turning it back on and see if that makes a difference, just get back to me when you have the model # XXXXX thanks Bryan
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