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I have a KitchenAid Superba Convection Oven Model #KEBC107KSS05,

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I have a KitchenAid Superba Convection Oven Model #KEBC107KSS05, SERIAL #XT4603906 built in. I believe it was installed 2005. It was not used until 2008. I used the self cleaning feature for the first time yesterday. I pushed 'clean' and then 'start' and when it was complete four letters appeared in the window that began with FS.. and I pushed cancel and opened the door. It was clean. Now I cannot get the oven to warm up at all and I cannot keep the clock on. When I start the oven or the clock they stay on for only about 10 seconds. Then the oven temperature goes from my choice to 'Low' and never even warms up at all... and the clock goes black...no matter if I set it at 'bake' or 'convection bake' or 'broil' and no matter what temperature I try. The clock is accurate when I do see it in the window briefly and the fan does work continually when I set it at a convection setting...just absolutely no heat. Can you help me?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 1 year ago.
Hello, and thank you for using this service. I'll be helping you with your problem today.

First, press and hold the clock set button for 10 seconds and tell me if that gets the time display to stay on, you might just have the oven set in stand by.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK the clock is on
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 1 year ago.
OK perfect, so now you just have the heating problem. The oven stops heating after self clean (or even sometimes broiling) because there is a thermal fuse on the back of the oven that monitors if the oven gets too hot. Now the problem with these thermal fuses is that they are set at such a low tolerance that they will fail even when nothing is wrong if you run the unit through self clean since it gets so hot. You'll need to uninstall the entire oven and remove the back panel to access the thermal fuse you need to replace. To avoid the issue in the future, just turn the self clean time down to something like 2:30 instead of 3:30.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have ordered the fuse that most likely burned out. My husband will be home from Alaska on Saturday and I need him to read what you said. How can I save your instructions?
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I dont know how to bookmark yet...dont have a teenager in the house. So I wiIl print this page. How do I write you again? I think you will be in my history. How then do I request you?
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank-you. Have a good evening.

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