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I realize this is over a year old. I have the same unit with the same error code. Last night, mine made a popping noise followed by smoke and then displayed the 41 and all E's. I pulled the breaker immediately. I'm sure that at least one controller board is toast.
I called Sears and it is under warranty but for parts only, so I guess I will give them a call and schedule the repairman. This should be fun.

Anyone else experienced this failure??

Kenmore 42800... | Answered on Nov 05, 2011


E's means enter

Kenmore 42800... | Answered on Jan 19, 2011


We purchased a 36" elite model on ebay for our house we are building. I finally installed a year later only to have error codes 39 & 40. I completely dissasembled it and put it back together. No luck. However after much searching I found the service manual for the 36" Icon by Electrolux (same manufacturer as the Elite). The guts look mostly the same. Manual states your codes 10 16 12 are for defective key sensors. I found out that on my cooktop if I held a key for maybe 20 sec or more it would beep once - indicating the key was not defective.

Link for manual on web site appliancejunk. com is below
http://appliancejunk.com/forums/index.php?action=downloads;sa=view;id=270

Kenmore 42800... | Answered on Dec 05, 2009


Check out stovedecals.com - they offer Kenmore stove decals for your stove or cooktop.

Kenmore Cooktops | Answered on Dec 29, 2018


Clear the lock mechanism -- as indicated by the DOOR LOC light -- by pressing and holding in the oven door light switch for 20 to 30 seconds. While the switch is depressed, the latch motor will gradually withdraw the lock, allowing you to open your oven door.

Kenmore Cooktops | Answered on Oct 09, 2018


they sell leak detector spray. we recommend using professional installers for any gas appliance

Kenmore Cooktops | Answered on Jul 12, 2018


Suggest down load the owners manual online and reference error codes.

Kenmore Cooktops | Answered on Mar 21, 2018

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