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Experience:  20 yrs. working for a major domestic appliance company. Numerous training programs with cities, guilds and major manufacturers.
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I have a Samsung FE-R300SW electric range I used the self

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I have a Samsung FE-R300SW electric range I used the self cleaning cycle and later while preheating it got way to hot and shut off I have unplugged and restarted 3 times same thing happens
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Rob replied 1 year ago.

Im so sorry that no oneelse has responded to you.

Apologies for my delayin replying, I only just came online and saw your question. Are youstill looking for help with this?

Please don't rate myanswer until we have explored all possible avenues. Please just usethe reply button to contact me.

Can you tell me if the door has unlocked?



Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Yes the door is unlocked

Expert:  Rob replied 1 year ago.


When you turn the thermostat, do you hear it click when you turn it?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

yes it clicks

Expert:  Rob replied 1 year ago.


It sounds like the thermostat itself may have failed

Turn the oven on to its lowest setting.

Make sure that the door has not locked and take the temperature of the oven.

Keep increasing the thermostat in 50 deg steps and check the actual temperature with a thermometer.

Let me know the results



Customer: replied 1 year ago.

On the warm cycle went all the way to 475 when put up to 250 degrees went over the 550 and shut off

Expert:  Rob replied 1 year ago.



OK I am assuming that this happened when you selected the bake setting and it showed that correctly in the display

In this case, the temperature sensor has failed and will need to be replaced

You should go here

Also check the wiring and trst the sensor as per the video

In the meantime,

Can I ask you to take a moment and rate myresponses so far? Please use the smiley faces / stars, which youshould now see. Please remember you are rating me personally, not thewebsite or the problems you have had with this machine.
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