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What does code PF mean on GE range model #JBP76GV3WW, SER

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What does code "PF" mean on GE range model #JBP76GV3WW, SER # XXXXX
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
PF stands for power failer, is the range working now?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
PREHEAT LIGHT IS BLINKING, NO HEAT IN OVEN.
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
ok have you tried shutting the breaker off for a few minutes and see if it resets?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
i ASSUME YOU MEAN THE BREAKER AT THE MAIN ELECTRIC PANEL?
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
yes
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
DIDN'T HELP. PREHEAT STILL BLINKING, BUT NO HEAT IN OVEN.
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
ok pull the oven away from the wall and unplug it, remove the back panel that covers the wiring and check this, Part 2626Power supply terminal block make sure a wire from the plug has not burned off.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
IF YOU MEAN THE BLOCK WHERE THE POWER CORD ATTACHES, ALL TERMINALS AND WIRES ARE TIGHT.
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
ok , do you have a volt meter?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
YES
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
ok make sure there is 220 volts getting to the range, check it at the block,
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
120 ON EACH LEG
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
ok go across the red and black, do you get 240
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
YES. COULD IT BE JUST A BAD CONTROL PANEL?
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
yes , thats what its going to be, you will need to have this installed be a tech though the wiring is different from the original, and its the only replacement available for your unit.
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thanks and well wishes, Bryan
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP. GUESS THIS PART MIGHT BE MORE THAN THE VALUE OF THE RANGE.
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
its only $95.00 but like i said they are hard to install, well wishes and thanks Bryan

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