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My GE built in oven is beeping and showing F3 on the

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My GE built in oven is beeping and showing F3 on the display. It's the night before Thanksgiving. Is there any way to limp through the holiday cooking with it???
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping your GE Oven. Please give me a moment to review your question.

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Please give me the model number. If you can't find it, please let me know.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Jrs04d0w2bb
Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Ok, one moment while I look that up.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Here's a picture of it
Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Ok

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Still looking it up...

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Ok, I found a diagram of it.

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Does the oven give you the F3 immediately or when you try to cook something?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Did you find it?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
When I'm cooking.
Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Yes I did.

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Ok, for this model, it means you have a bad sensor.

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Here is your part number:

WB21X5301

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Did you find anything?
Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Yes. An F3 means you have a bad sensor. The part number is *****

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Is there any way I can limp through the holiday? I've got a turkey to cook!
Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Here is a link to the part:

https://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Temperature-Sensor/WB21X5301/252618

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Sorry, a bad sensor will not let the oven proceed. It will keep giving the error until the sensor is replaced. Sorry.

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Sorry to be the bearer of the bad news. Is there anything else I can answer for you?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Your messages are only coming through when I type a message to you. Is there a problem?
Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Probably something wrong with the system.

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Here is an instructional video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IU_H0yrg-c

Is there anything else I can help you with?

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Did you get my last messages?

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

I will resend them since there appears to be a problem with the system.

An F3 mean a bad sensor. Here is a link to the part:

https://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Temperature-Sensor/WB21X5301/252618

Here is an instructional video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IU_H0yrg-cWould you mind rating my service to you? Just Answer will only compensate me for my time if you rate me. A rating of 4 stars or more at the TOP RIGHT of your screen will allow free follow up questions for this appliance through this link. (TIPS) are appreciated! Thank you.
Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Since your oven is built in, the video will be different. It will however provide the concept of replacement.