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#1 dumb-as-dirt

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Posted 09 July 2005 - 07:21 AM


I have pulled the oven temperature sensor out of the oven and am trying to measure it with my friend's analog multimeter.

When I put the leads on the sensor, the needle starts jumping all over the place. It doesn't stay still to get a reading.

Does this indicate that the sensor needs to be replaced?

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Posted 09 July 2005 - 08:12 AM

Assuming you are using your friend's meter correctly, the answer to your question is yes.

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Posted 09 July 2005 - 08:28 AM

most are about 1100 ohms at room temp. the pins are real small, make shure your meter leads are making good contact
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