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Avoid Service Checklist - Frigidaire 316000635 Owner's Manual

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Avoid Service Checklist

OCCURRENCE
Range is not level.
Cannot move appliance easily.
Appliance must be accessible for
service.
*Oven control beeps continuously
with no indicator lights flashing. (If
model is equipped with a display, F1
or F3 will show.)
Surface element too hot or not hot
enough.
Surface element does not heat.
Entire appliance does not operate.
Before you call for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. The list
includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or
materials in this appliance.
This oven is equipped with a state of the art electronic oven controller. Among its
many features is a full time oven circuit diagnostics system. The controller constantly
monitors its internal circuitry as well as several crucial oven circuits to insure they are
all operating correctly. If at any time one of these systems fails, the controller will
immediately stop operation, and beep continuously (flashing an error code of F1 or
F3* in the display window, if equipped).
POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION
Poor installation. Place oven rack in center of oven. Place a level on the oven rack.
Adjust leveling legs at base of range until the oven rack is level.
Be sure floor is level and is strong and stable enough to adequately support range.
If floor is sagging or sloping, contact a carpenter to correct the situation.
Kitchen cabinet alignment may make range appear unlevel. Be sure cabinets are
square and have sufficient room for range clearance.
Cabinets not square or are built in too tightly. Contact builder or installer to make
appliance accessible.
Carpet interferes with range. Provide sufficient space so range can be lifted over
carpet.
Electronic control has detected a fault condition. Turn the Temperature Control Knob
to OFF, and disconnect the power to the range. Wait 30 seconds and reconnect the
power. If fault recurs, disconnect the power and contact an authorized servicer.
Incorrect control setting. Make sure the correct control is on for the surface element
to be used.
Lightweight or warped pans used. Use only flat, evenly balanced, medium or
heavyweight cookware. Flat pans heat better than warped pans. Cookware materials
and weight of the material affect heating. Heavy- and medium-weight pans heat
evenly. Because lightweight pans heat unevenly, foods may burn easily.
No power to the appliance. Check steps under "Entire Appliance Does Not Operate"
in this Avoid Service Checklist.
Incorrect control setting. Make sure the correct control is on for the surface element
to be used.
Element not making contact in block. Follow instructions under "Surface Elements
and Drip Bowls" in the General Cleaning section.
Make sure cord/plug is plugged tightly into outlet.
Service wiring is not complete. Contact your dealer, installing agent or authorized
servicer.
Power outage. Check house lights to be sure. Call your local electric company for
service.
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