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I am getting an f3/f7 code on my whirlpool electric range.

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I am getting an f3/f7 code on my whirlpool electric range. The oven gets extremely hot.
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 5 months ago.
Good morning! So the error code appears to be correct if you say the oven is getting extremely hot because the error actually means the oven is getting too hot. 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. We are on the honor system here. Please remember to rate my service by selecting a star at the top of the screen before you leave today. If you need anything else, just let me know. You can continue asking follow-up questions at no additional charge after rating my service if you still need assistance.
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 5 months ago.
Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open. Is there anything else I can help you with?

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