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I have an emergency. I started my oven to bake and I smelled

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I have an emergency. I started my oven to bake and I smelled the potatoe burning. The message on my window says F1-1. It is extremely hot and I am afraid it will blow up
JA: What's the make and model of your oven? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: itmis a jenn wire gas convection range. Will have to go get paperwork for model
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: would rather have a technician here asap
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: it is EXTEMELY HOT IN HERE. HELP!
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 8 months ago.

Turn the breaker off to your range.

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 8 months ago.

Also, turn the gas off to the range if you are able to. It would need to be slid out if you are able.

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 8 months ago.

F1-1 means is an indicator that your range got too hot. Once you turn the breaker off, it should cool down. You will need to contact a technician to come out at some point and address the reason why it overheated in the first place.