If your Frigidaire oven temperature is fluctuating or you would like to learn how to replace a Frigidaire oven temperature sensor, keep reading. In this article, we will show you how to replace your Frigidaire oven temperature sensor and much more.
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How To Replace A Frigidaire Oven Temperature Sensor
To replace the temperature sensor in a Frigidaire oven, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and turn it around.
Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord.
Step 3: Take out the screw under the oven’s rear panel using a quarter inch nut driver.
Step 4: Take out the other screws which hold the oven’s lower back panel with the same nut driver.
Step 5: Set the panel aside.
Step 6: The sensor is on the right side. Disconnect the wire plug from the sensor.
Step 7: Take out the two screws which secure the temperature sensor to the oven’s rear.
Step 8: Pull out the sensor from the oven.
Step 9: Get a replacement temperature sensor.
Step 10: Push the new sensor into the oven.
Step 11: Secure the sensor to the oven’s rear using the two screws.
Step 12: Connect the wire plug back to the sensor.
Step 13: Reposition the back panel.
Step 14: Secure the back panel with the six screws.
Step 15: Return the other screw under the panel.
Step 16: Plug the oven back in.
Step 17: Return the oven to its original position.
The video will walk you through the process of replacing the temperature sensor in a Frigidaire oven.
Frigidaire Oven Temperature Not Accurate — How To Fix
If your Frigidaire oven temperature is not accurate, read the section below to adjust the temperature. However, if your oven temperature is off by more than 30 degrees, read the section above to replace the temperature sensor.
How To Adjust Frigidaire Oven Temperature
To adjust the temperature of your Frigidaire oven, follow these steps…
Step 1: Open the oven door and place an oven thermometer on the rack.
Step 2: Close the door.
Step 3: Press “Bake”.
Step 4: Set the oven to bake at 350 degrees F.
Step 5: Write down the oven’s temperature after 10, 15, and 20 minutes.
Step 6: Add the three temperatures your wrote down.
Step 7: Divide the temperature by three. If your result is below or above 350, you will need to adjust the oven’s temperature accordingly. For instance, if the temperature was 330, you will need to add 20 degrees to the oven’s temperature.
Step 8: Hold down the “Bake” button for 3 seconds. If that doesn’t work, hold the “Bake” and “Broil” buttons down simultaneously for 3 seconds.
Step 9: Using the up or down arrow, increase or decrease the oven’s temperature.
Step 10: Press “Start” to save the changes.
If you would like a visual of how to adjust the temperature of your Frigidaire oven, watch the video below.
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Frigidaire Oven Not Maintaining Temperature — How To Fix
If your Frigidaire oven is not maintaining the temperature, check if the door closes properly. If the door closes properly, read this article to test and replace the bake element. If the door doesn’t close properly, the door hinges or door seal may be faulty. Below, we show you how to replace these two components.
1. Door Seal
To replace the door seal in your Frigidaire oven, follow these steps…
Step 1: Unplug the oven from the outlet. You may need to pull the oven away from the wall to do this.
Step 2: Open the door of the oven.
Step 3: Pull out the ends of the door seal at the bottom of the door.
Step 4: Detach the clips on the door seal from the holes in the oven door.
Step 5: Get a new door seal and push the clips into the holes.
Step 6: Tuck the ends of the seal into the bottom of the oven door using a flat head screwdriver.
Step 7: Close the oven door.
Step 8: Plug the oven back in.
Read this article if you can’t pull out the ends of your Frigidaire oven seal.
Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to replace the door seal in a Frigidaire oven.
2. Door Hinges
If your Frigidaire oven door doesn’t close well still, the door hinges should be replaced. Below we have listed the steps for you to follow in order to replace your Frigidaire oven’s door hinges…
Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.
Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.
Step 3: Open the oven door.
Step 4: Push the lock on each door hinge down with a flat head screwdriver.
Step 5: Close the door till it stops.
Step 6: Lift the door off and set it on a towel lined surface. Do not lift the door off by the handle.
Step 7: Take out the two Philips head screws which hold the door handle in place.
Step 8: Set the door handle aside.
Step 9: Take out the other Philips head screws at the bottom of the oven which hold the outer door to the inner one.
Step 10: Lift the inner door off the outer one.
Step 11: Take out the screws on the sides of the door which hold the door hinges in place.
Step 12: Remove the door hinges and get replacements.
Step 13: Screw each door hinge into place.
Step 14: Place the inner door back on the outer one.
Step 15: Return the screws at the bottom of the door which secure it.
Step 16: Position the handle back on the door.
Step 17: Secure the handle to the door using the two screws.
Step 18: Lift the door.
Step 19: Align the door hinges into the slots in the oven frame.
Step 20: Open the oven door completely.
Step 21: Push the locks on each door hinge back.
Step 22: Shut the door.
Step 23: Plug the oven back in.
Step 24: Push the oven back to the wall.
The video below will walk you through the process of replacing the door hinges in a Frigidaire oven.
Frigidaire Oven Not Getting To Temperature
If your Frigidaire oven is not getting up to the set temperature, the bake element has started to fail. Look at this article to replace this component in a Frigidaire oven.
How To Use A Frigidaire Oven Temperature Probe
To use your Frigidaire oven temperature probe, simply follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: Take your meat out of the freezer and let it defrost.
Step 2: Once the meat is defrost, season it without any seasonings you want.
Step 3: Place the meat in an oven dish.
Step 4: Open the oven door and place the meat inside.
Step 5: Insert the probe into the thickest part of the meat.
Step 6: Plug the probe into the jack on the side of the oven wall.
Step 7: Close the door.
Step 8: Select your desired cooking mode.
Step 9: Set the temperature you want your meat to cook at.
Step 10: Press “Start”.
Step 11: Press the “Temp probe” button.
Step 12: Select the internal temperature you want your meat to be.
Step 13: Once the meat has reached the desired internal temperature, the oven will beep and switch to the keep warm setting. Take the meat out of the oven when ready.
Step 14: Unplug the temperature probe and clean it.
The video below will give you a visual of how to use a Frigidaire oven temperature probe.
Frigidaire Oven Temperature FAQ
Why Does My Frigidaire Oven Temperature Fluctuate?
During the cooking process, the bake and broil elements turn on and off. When the elements go off, it’s normal for there to be a slight drop in the oven’s temperature.
Where Is The Oven Temperature Sensor For Frigidaire?
A Frigidaire oven’s temperature sensor is located on the oven’s rear. If you remove the oven’s lower back panel, you will see the sensor on the right.