Kenmore Oven Error Codes [Proven Solutions]

Error codes are known and dreaded by all. So, in this article, we will talk about Kenmore oven error codes, what they mean, and how to fix them.

Kenmore Oven Error F045 — How To Fix

To fix this error code, the cooling fan will need to be replaced. Follow the steps below to do this…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and disconnect the power cord.

Step 2: Pull off the control knobs and remove the four control panel retainers using a flat head screwdriver.

Step 3: Lift the panel off and disconnect the wires.

Step 4: Set the panel aside.

Step 5: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the control panel’s metal plate in place.

Step 6: Also unscrew the grounding wire from the plate.

Step 7: Lift the plate and disconnect the wire harnesses from it.

Step 8: Open the door of the oven.

Step 9: Use the Philips head screwdriver to take out the screws which hold the control panel’s plastic frame in place. There are screws at the top and bottom.

Step 10: Remove the plastic frame and peel off the gasket from the front off the glass stove top.

Step 11: Take out the screws which hold the stove top in place.

Step 12: Lift the stove top and set it on a sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 13: Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the cooling fan motor.

Step 14: Turn the fan motor assembly counterclockwise and lift it out.

Step 15: Get a new fan motor and position it in the top of the oven by turning it clockwise.

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Step 16: Connect the wires to the terminals of the fan motor.

Step 17: Lift the stove top and reposition it on the oven.

Step 18: Hold the stove top in place with the screws.

Step 19: Return the gasket to the stove top.

Step 20: Reposition the control panel’s plastic frame and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 21: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 22: Take the metal plate back to the oven and reconnect the wire harnesses.

Step 23: Screw the grounding wire back to the metal plate.

Step 24: Secure the plate to the oven with the screws.

Step 25: Reconnect the wires to the oven’s control panel.

Step 26: Position the control panel on the oven and return the retainers which hold it in place.

Step 27: Push the control knobs back onto the shafts making sure that each one goes to the right place.

Step 28: Plug the oven’s power cord back in and return the oven to its usual position.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the cooling fan in your Kenmore oven.

Kenmore Oven Error Code F1 — How To Fix

This Kenmore oven error code indicates a faulty control board. Follow these steps to replace the control board in your Kenmore oven…

Step 1: Disconnect the power to the oven and take out the screws which hold the upper back panel in place.

Step 2: Set the panel aside.

Step 3: Disconnect the ribbon cable from the control board.

Step 4: Using a pair of pliers, twist the clips which secure the control board in order to remove it.

Step 5: Remove the control board and get a new one.

Step 6: Position the control board on the oven and twist the clips to hold it in place.

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Step 7: Reposition the oven’s upper back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 8: Plug the oven back in.

Also follow the steps to replace your control board if you see the Kenmore oven error code F13, the Kenmore oven error code F15, or the Kenmore oven error code E0 F2.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the control board in your Kenmore oven.

If the steps above for replacing a control board don’t work on your Kenmore oven, read this article: Kenmore Oven Control [Issues & Proven Solutions]

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Kenmore Oven Error Code F2  — How To Fix

This Kenmore oven error code appears most times because of a faulty temperature sensor. The same also applies for the Kenmore oven error code F10. Follow these steps to replace the sensor in a Kenmore oven…

Step 1: Disconnect the power to the oven.

Step 2: Open the oven door and slide out the racks.

Step 3: Set the racks aside and take out the two Philips head screws holding the sensor to the oven’s back wall.

Step 4: Pull the sensor out carefully and disconnect the wire plug.

Step 5: Get a new sensor.

Step 6: Connect the wire plug to the sensor and push it into place.

Step 7: Secure the sensor with the two screws.

Step 8: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 9: Shut the door.

Step 10: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

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Also follow the steps above to replace your temperature sensor if you see the Kenmore oven error code F3, the Kenmore oven error code F30, the Kenmore oven error code F31, or the Kenmore oven E2 F3 error code.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the the sensor in a Kenmore oven.

If replacing the sensor doesn’t fix the problem, read the section above this one to replace the control board.

Kenmore Oven Error Code F5 — How To Fix

If you see this Kenmore oven error code, the first thing you should do is reset the oven. Follow these steps to reset your oven…

Step 1: Switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Leave the breaker off for 5 minutes.

Step 3: Switch the breaker back on after 5 minutes.

If you still see the F5 error code, read this article: Kenmore Oven Lock [Problems & Proven Solutions] to replace the door lock motor. Also read the article in the link to replace the door lock motor if you see the Kenmore oven error code F90, the Kenmore oven error code F95, or the Kenmore oven E1 F5 error.

Kenmore Oven Error Code F7 — How To Fix

This Kenmore oven error code appears when the touchpad shorts out. Follow the steps below to replace this component…

Step 1: Disconnect the oven’s power.

Step 2: Remove the oven’s upper back panel by taking out the screws which secure it.

Step 3: Twist the clips which secure the control board to the oven.

Step 4: Disconnect the ribbon cable from the control board.

Step 5: Using a putty knife, pry off the touchpad from the control board and get a replacement.

Step 6: Peel off the backing from the new touchpad and stick it to the control board.

Step 7: Reconnect the ribbon cable to the board and twist the clips which hold it in place.

Step 8: Reposition the oven’s back panel and secure with the screws.

Step 9: Reconnect the oven’s power.

Also follow the step above to replace the touchpad if you see the Kenmore oven error code F11.

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