GE Oven Error Codes [How To Fix]

Error codes are dreaded in ovens because most don’t know the solution. That is why in this article, we will show you how to fix the most common GE oven error codes.

GE Oven Error Code F2 — How To Fix

The GE oven error code F2 means that the control board is faulty. Before replacing this component, reset your oven first. You should do this because, an error code could just appear randomly but disappear once the oven has been reset. To reset your GE oven, follow these steps…

Step 1: Unplug the oven and leave it for 5 minutes.

Step 2: Plug the oven back in and turn it on.

If the F2 error code still shows on the display, you will need to replace the control board. To replace the control board in a GE oven, follow the steps listed below.

Step 1: First of all, ensure that the oven has been unplugged for safety.

Step 2: Remove the two screws on the bottom front of the oven control panel.

Step 3: Now loosen the other two screws behind the control panel. Do not remove them.

Step 4: Pull the control panel then lift it up to detach it.

Step 5: Note where each wire goes on the control board or take a picture to make it easier to remember.

Step 6: Disconnect the wires from the control board.

Step 7: Take out the screws which hold the control board to the control panel.

Step 8: Get a new control board and carefully peel off the overlay from the old one.

Step 9: Align the overlay on the control board and stick it on.

Step 10: Reposition the control board on the panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 11: Reconnect the wires to the right places on the control board.

Step 12: Align the screws at the back of the control panel in the slots on the oven back then push the panel into place.

Step 13: Tighten the screws.

Step 14: Return the other two screws on the bottom front of the control panel.

Step 15: Plug the oven back in.

Also follow the steps above if your GE oven is showing the error code F76 or F8.

Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to replace the control board in a GE oven.

WB27T11311 GE Range Oven Control Board

GE Oven Error Code F97 — Solution

When your oven shows an error code, always reset it first as the error may just be a fluke. If your oven doesn’t work after this, it means that the GE oven error code F97 showed as the result of a faulty blower assembly. To replace the blower assembly in a GE oven, follow these steps…

Step 1: First, unplug the oven.

Step 2: Open the oven door and take out the five screws under the control panel.

Step 3: Pull out the four control knobs.

Step 4: Remove the four hold down screws that are now visible.

Step 5: Remove the face plate of the control panel.

Step 6: Using a screwdriver, take out the four screws you see.

Step 7: Pull out the control panel.

Step 8: Take out the five screws.

Step 9: Slide the base forward.

Step 10: Close the oven door.

Step 11: Let the oven’s control panel rest on the door.

Step 12: Disconnect the three wire connectors.

Step 13: Take out the two screws which secure the glass top of the oven.

Step 14: Lift off the glass top.

Step 15: Take out the two screws which hold the insulation piece of the blower assembly in place.

Step 16: Disconnect the two connectors.

Step 17: Take out the four screws securing the blower assembly to the oven.

Step 18: Get a new blower assembly and screw it into place.

Step 19: Reconnect the two connectors.

Step 20: Reposition the insulation and secure it using the two screws.

Step 21: Return the glass top and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 22: Reconnect the three wire connectors.

Step 23: Slide the plastic base back and hold it in place with the 5 screws.

Step 24: Push the control panel back.

Step 25: Secure it with the four screws.

Step 26: Reposition the face plate.

Step 27: Return the four hold down screws.

Step 28: Push the control knobs back.

Step 29: Return the five screws underneath the control panel of the oven.

Step 30: Close the door and plug the oven back.

Also follow the steps above to fix the GE oven error code F96.

The video below will walk you through the process of replacing the blower assembly in a GE oven.

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GE Oven Error Code F3 — Easy Fix

To fix the GE oven error code F3, the temperature sensor will need to be replaced. To replace the temperature sensor in a GE oven, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Unplug the oven or turn the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Take out the racks in the oven.

Step 4: Flip the clips on the door hinges.

Step 5: Close the door.

Step 6: When the door is almost completely closed, grip the sides and lift it off the oven.

Step 7: Take out the screw on the top back wall of the oven which secures the temperature sensor.

Step 8: Carefully pull out the sensor till a wire connector is visible.

Step 9: Disconnect the wire connector.

Step 10: Test the sensor with a multimeter, if it’s faulty, get a new one. Click here to know how to test an oven temperature sensor.

Step 11: Get a new sensor and connect the wire connector to it.

Step 12: Push the sensor back in and hold it in place with the screw.

Step 13: Sit the oven door back on the oven and carefully lower it down.

Step 14: Flip back the clips to secure it.

Step 15: Return the oven racks.

Step 16: Close the door and plug the oven back in.

Also follow the steps above to replace a GE oven temperature sensor if your GE oven shows the error code F20.

The video below will walk you through the process of replacing the temperature sensor in a GE oven.

GE WB23T10015 Range/Stove/Oven Sensor

GE Oven Error Code F7 E6 — How To Fix

If the GE oven error code F7 E6 appears, it means that the control panel is faulty. To replace a GE oven control panel, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Unplug the oven.

Step 2: Take out the screws which hold the upper back panel of the oven in place. There will be some at the sides and top.

Step 3: Remove the upper back panel.

Step 4: Note where each wire goes on the control board then disconnect them. To make it easier, take a picture.

Step 5: Take out the four screws which secure the control board to the oven.

Step 6: Remove the control panel assembly and get a new one.

Step 7: Screw the new control panel assembly to the oven.

Step 8: Reconnect the wires to the right places on the control board.

Step 9: Reposition the oven’s upper back panel and hold it in place using the screws.

Step 10: Plug the oven back in.

If your GE oven shows the error code F73, also follow the steps above to replace the control panel.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the control panel in a GE oven.

GE Oven Error Code PF — How To Fix

The GE oven error code PF indicates hat there was a power failure. Clear the by pressing the CLEAR/OFF button then reset the clock. If the oven doesn’t work after this, the control board will need to be replaced. Read the “GE Oven Error Code F2” section to know how to replace the control board in a GE oven.

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