KitchenAid  Cooktop  Error Codes

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your KitchenAid cooktop.  For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for cooktops, as well as other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. You can also search for owner’s manuals and find cooktop replacement parts

Blinking lights signal the error code. Alternating LEDs blink on the rear burners to indicate that the cooktop is in failure mode. The LEDs on the front burners indicate the digits of the error code. 

Check out our cooktop error code charts for information on a different KitchenAid model or another brand of cooktop. 

Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
03 One or more control keys are permanently pressed Clean the glass surface. If the code remains, disconnect electrical power for 1 minute and restore power. If the code returns, replace the touch control module.
Touch control module
12 Communication error between the touch control module and the electronic control board Disconnect electrical power for 1 minute and restore power. If the code returns, disconnect power and replace the control connection cable between the touch control module and the electronic control board. If the code persists, replace the electronic control board. If the code still remains, replace the touch control module.
Wire harness, Touch control module, Electronic control board
13 Defective touch control module Disconnect electrical power for 1 minute and restore power. If the code returns, disconnect power and replace the touch control module.
Touch control module
22 Defective touch control module Disconnect electrical power for 1 minute and restore power. If the code returns, disconnect power and replace the touch control module.
Touch control module
36 Defective sensor on the touch control module Disconnect electrical power for 1 minute and restore power. If the code returns, disconnect power and replace the touch control module.
Touch control module