How to fix kenmore f5 error code?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The kenmore f5 error code is a code that indicates that there is an issue with the range's oven temperature sensor. This error code can happen for a number of reasons, such as if the sensor is not properly connected, or if there is a problem with the sensor itself. If you see this error code, it is important to troubleshoot the issue so that you can determine the cause and fix it. Otherwise, you may continue to have problems with your oven temperature, which can lead to food that is not cooked properly.

1. Turn off the appliance and disconnect it from the power source

  1. Unplug the appliance from the power source.
  2. Look for the “lock” switch on the front of the appliance.
  3. To turn off the appliance, press and hold the lock switch for two seconds.
  4. To disconnect the appliance from the power source, twist the power cord plug to the left.

2. Check the wire harnesses behind the appliance for any loose or damaged wires

The first step is to remove the cover of the appliance. Inside you will see the wires coming out of the back. Disconnect each wire and inspect it for any damage. If there is any damage, replace the wire. Once the wires are inspected, reattach the cover and test the appliance. If the error code still persists, replace the wire harness.

3. Inspect the door latch for any damage

  1. Open the door and note the position of the latch.
  2. Remove the latch if it is removable.
  3. Inspect the latch for any damage. If there is damage, replace the latch.
  4. Replace the door if it requires repair.

4. If the door latch is damaged, replace it with a new one

  1. Open the door and remove the old latch.
  2. Install the new latch in the same location using the screws that came with the latch.
  3. Close the door and test the latch to make sure it functions properly.

5. Turn on the appliance and see if the error code still appears

  1. Unplug the appliance from the power source.
  2. Remove the front panel.
  3. Locate the power switch, and turn it off.
  4. Disconnect the power cable from the back of the appliance.
  5. Remove the screws that hold the top cover in place.
  6. Lift the top cover off.
  7. Locate the power switch, and turn it on.
  8. Reconnect the power cable to the back of the appliance.
  9. Replace the top cover.
  10. Reinstall the front panel.