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From: Phil Seakins
Subject: Re: Oven temperature sensor question
Organization: Phil Seakins
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Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 03:38:47 +1000
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On 4 Dec 2002 08:58:52 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org (Fretted
>My oven and broiler stopped working. I have removed the "Temperature
>Sensor" and checked the continuity with a ohm meter. The circuit is
>"open". I have been unsuccessful in finding anyone that can tell me if
>this part is bad.
>Question: Should I see resistance across the wires attached to the
>You can see what I am talking about at
>Any information is much appreciated!
Depends what a "Temperature Sensor" is supposed to do. If it is a
fixed temperature thermostat one would expect it to be short circuit
when cold and open circuit when "over temp".
If it is a "over temp" safety cutout one would still expect it to be
short circuit when cold.
Can't tell from a photo!
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