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LG Oven Error Codes

Lg Oven Error Code: F5

Error Code F5 indicates that your oven’s thermistor, the device responsible for monitoring and regulating temperature, has suffered a short circuit for over 60 seconds after the cooking cycle starts. This can disrupt the cooking process and safety mechanisms.

Understanding the Causes:

  1. Thermistor Damage: The thermistor itself may be physically damaged, causing a short circuit. This can happen due to wear and tear over time or external factors.
  2. Wiring Issues: Wiring connecting the thermistor may be compromised, leading to a short. This could be due to frayed or damaged wires or loose connections.

Innovative Solutions:

  1. Inspect and Replace: Begin by visually inspecting the thermistor for any visible damage. If it appears damaged, replacing it is the best course of action. Refer to your oven’s manual for guidance.
  2. Wiring Check: Carefully examine the wiring connected to the thermistor. Ensure that the connections are secure and that the wires are intact. Replace any damaged wires and re-establish secure connections.
  3. Resistance Testing: Using a multimeter, measure the resistance of the thermistor. Refer to your oven’s manual for the expected resistance values. If the readings fall outside the expected range, replace the thermistor.
  4. Reset and Test: After addressing issues, reset your oven by turning it off and then back on. Run a test cycle to ensure that the error code does not reappear.

Maintaining a properly functioning thermistor is essential for precise temperature control and successful cooking. By following these unique steps and seeking professional help when required, you can effectively address Error Code F5 and ensure your LG oven operates efficiently.


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