A Kenmore range appliance displays an error code to alert the user that there is an problem with the appliance. The error code displayed directs the user to the specific component or part that is experiencing the issue.
To correctly diagnose an error code on a Kenmore range appliance, users must first identify the manufacturer of the appliance. As the Kenmore brand name is placed on appliances manufactured by a large number of companies, the first three digits of the model number identify who made the appliance. Once the manufacturer has been identified, it is possible to look up the error code on the manufacturer's official website.