The Kenmore range F31 error is a error caused by the temperature sensor. It means the temperature sensor is shorted. Check the wiring from the sensor to the sensor plug at the main control board and make sure its good. If the wiring checks out test the resistance of the sensor with a ohm meter at room temperature it should not be under 500 ohms if so its bad. If the wiring and sensor check out ok replace the main control board. Troubleshooting and repair instructions are the same for this error as for the Kenmore Range F10 error which are linked below.
This Kenmore Range F31 error troubleshooting and repair information applies to model 79094002600 and all the models listed under the related models section below.
How do I fix the oven if its reading F31 everytime I puse bake on my Frigidaire stove
See the F31 error information page below. If you want model specific information such as parts you will need to post a new question contaning the full model number of your range.
I ordered the temperature sensor replacement and had it put in. Im still getting the F 31 error when I turn my oven on. Rachel
If you replaced the sensor and still get the F31 error then the main control is bad. I cant give you the correct part information without the model number so if you need the part information post a new question with your full model number stating that you need the part number for the control board. Kenmore Error F31
The F31 error is just a shorted temperture sensor. Its a cheap repair and not worth replacing the stove for. The sensor you need can be ordered from the link below.
Repair guides common to all ranges
These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your range.
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The oven sensor may set off the F31 error. This indicates that the sensor is reading the temperature as too hot. In the majority of cases, the temperature is fine, but the sensor itself has malfunctioned. Use your stove model number to find a replacement oven sensor to repair the problem.
Kenmore stoves are produced and sold by Sears, but the Kenmore name also is used on other manufacturers appliances such as Whirlpool and Frigidaire. This makes finding the fault code definition hard for specific Kenmore errors. The F31 can mean multiple things and could require replacement parts or service for your stove.
F31 could mean that your oven is not receiving enough electrical voltage. This is usually a plug issue and a simple “reboot” of the oven will get the error removed. Shut off all oven functions and unplug the outlet from the wall. Wait 30 minutes for the electrical cycle to recharge and then plug the oven back in. Use the stove and see if the error reappears. If it does not, then the stove is fixed.
If your Kenmore Stove contains two oven compartments, the “1” part of the code stands for the upper-most oven sensor. Each oven has its own sensor, so only one of them has to be replaced. If the error blinks “F31” and “F32,” then both oven sensors are faulty.
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How do I reset my self cleaning oven?
The oven’s computer could be reset by altering the circuit breaker that controls the oven. Press the self-cleaning button again when the oven doesn’t open. When the door is unlocked after thirty seconds, cancel the cycle.
How do I fix F30 error?
First, press the power button once to stop the beeping. Then, press it again to turn off the machine. After a few minutes, press it a third time to turn the dishwasher back on. If the error is still there, or if it returns, you’ll need to drain the water flooded in your dishwasher.
How do I fix F1 error on my oven?
What does F3 mean on a LG stove?
How do I fix the error code F3 on my Frigidaire oven?
First, check sensor harness and harness connection between oven sensor and oven control to see if there is an issue with loose wires or visible damage to the wiring, such as a burnt wire. If the wiring is not visibly damaged and looks OK, replace oven temperature sensor (RTD).