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The oven in my KitchenAid Oven/Microwave (KEMS377GWH0) underheats.

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The oven in my KitchenAid Oven/Microwave (KEMS377GWH0) underheats. I set the temp to 400 degrees but when the digital displays 400 the actual temp measured by an analog thermometer is 325. I have already raised temp adjustment to its max value. I pulled the sensor and measured the resistance at room temp. It measured 1.1k ohms. Any ideas for next step?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Chas replied 4 years ago.

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Does the temps stay around 325 all the time at 400? Or do they get hotter the longer the oven is on?

 

 

 

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Did not check that situation. I will need to put sensor and door back before I can check.
Expert:  Chas replied 4 years ago.
That is important as depending on analog sensors, can cause problems, you have to wait at least 25 minutes more when you use them
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Ok, that will take a while. How do I get back to you?
Expert:  Chas replied 4 years ago.
I am here for at least another hour
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
ok, I will let you know.
Expert:  Chas replied 4 years ago.
Thank you
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
got it back together and heating, let you know in 20 minutes
Expert:  Chas replied 4 years ago.
SOunds like a winner
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Well who said electrical engineers are bright? After 10 minutes the thermometer reads 400. Thank you for the reminder of what analog means, guess I've been digital too long!
Expert:  Chas replied 4 years ago.
Your welcome



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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
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Expert:  Chas replied 4 years ago.
There should be smiley faces the top 3 are the best ones