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From: Phil Seakins
Subject: Re: Oven temperature sensor question
Organization: Phil Seakins
References: <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 03:41:17 +1000
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On Thu, 05 Dec 2002 03:38:47 +1000, Phil Seakins
>On 4 Dec 2002 08:58:52 -0800, email@example.com (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!
PS. WOW $74.65. What a rip-off!
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