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I have a 30" Whirlpool Freestanding Electric Range. It is…

I have a 30"...

I have a 30" Whirlpool Freestanding Electric Range.

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

It is about 4 years old and where do I find the model number on it.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I don't know yet. If it is something I can do myself I will. Otherwise I will call a service man. While using the oven it over heated and gave a fault message. I just d

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I just ran a CANCEL>CANCEL>START to run a Diagnostics Mode. It started to heat up the oven and the temp went all the way up to 545 deg before I canceled the test.

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Often that is a bad control board on the unit when you have a runaway temp condition. You can unplug the temperature sensor and measure it with an OHM meter to see if it reads about 1080 ohms + or - 10% at room temperature 77 degrees. If it does then you have a bad clock control board and need to replace that. If the sensor reads way out of range replace the sensor. The sensor just has a screw or two in it to remove it, but you may need to pull the oven out and remove the back panel to unplug it. If that is good replace the main clock control on the unit.

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