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I have an older model double oven Jenn Air. The power is on

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I have an older model double oven Jenn Air. The power is on but when I press Bake or Broil and set the temp the indicator will not stay on beyond 5 or 10 seconds. Just prior to my trying there was a code F1 on the screen for controlling the ovens
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 years ago.
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F1 on these older Jenn Air ovens means that your oven thinks that the oven sensor is shorted. This is either a bad oven sensor or a bad display relay control board. You can't test the board but you can test the sensor. Open the door and remove the 3-4" long thin metal rod attached to the back wall. There are 2 screws holding the sensor on that you can remove and then pull the sensor forward until you can disconnect it. With a multimeter, check the resistance of the sensor at room temperature and it should be about 1080 ohms. If it's not, replace the sensor, otherwise you need to replace your relay board.
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