Whirlpool freestanding range error codes

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These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Whirlpool model range. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for ranges, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your range.

Error Code
Condition
DIY advice
1C/6C

Defective electronic oven control

Check/Repair

Disconnect power or unplug the range for 3 minutes to reset the electronic oven control. If the code displays when you restore power, replace the electronic oven control.

1C/31, 1C/32, 1C/7C or 1C/8C

Internal electronic oven control error

Check/Repair

Disconnect power or unplug the range for 3 minutes to reset the electronic oven control. If the code displays when you restore power, replace the electronic oven control.

1C/1C

Unplugged keypad wire harness

Check/Repair

Disconnect power or unplug the range and reconnect the keypad wire harness on the electronic oven control. If the wire harness is already plugged in, it's likely that either the harness or keypad has failed; replace the keypad, which includes the harness. If the problem persists, replace the electronic oven control.

3d/11, 3d/12, 3d/21 or 3d/22

Defective oven temperature sensor

Check/Repair

Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect any loose wires on the oven temperature sensor wire harness. Replace the wire harness if it's damaged. Measure the oven temperature sensor resistance using a volt/ohm meter. If the resistance isn't 1080 ohms at 70F, replace the oven temperature sensor. If the oven temperature sensor resistance and wire harness connections are okay, replace the electronic oven control.

1d/11 or 1d/12

Oven too hot in Bake or Broil mode

Check/Repair

Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect any loose wires on the oven temperature sensor wire harness. Replace the wire harness if it's damaged. Measure the oven temperature sensor resistance using a volt/ohm meter. If the resistance isn't 1080 ohms at 70F, replace the oven temperature sensor. If the oven temperature sensor resistance and wire harness connections are okay, replace the electronic oven control.

1d/21 or 1d/22

Oven too hot in Clean mode

Check/Repair

Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect any loose wires on the oven temperature sensor wire harness. Replace the wire harness if it's damaged. Measure the oven temperature sensor resistance using a volt/ohm meter. If the resistance isn't 1080 ohms at 70F, replace the oven temperature sensor. If the oven temperature sensor resistance and wire harness connections are okay, replace the electronic oven control.

4d/11, 4d/12, 4d/51 or 4d/52

Oven door and oven door lock switches disagree

Check/Repair

If the oven light doesn't turn on and off when you open and close the oven door, replace the oven door switch. If the light works correctly, disconnect power or unplug the range and then reconnect any loose wires on the oven door lock assembly wire harness. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Replace the door lock assembly if visibly damaged.

How-to help
Possible parts
Oven door switch, Oven door lock assembly, Wire harness
9d/11, 9d/12, 9d/21 or 9d/22,

Oven door lock assembly defective

Check/Repair

Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect any loose wires on the oven door lock assembly wire harness. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Replace the door lock assembly if visibly damaged.

How-to help
Possible parts
Oven door lock assembly, Wire harness
9d/31 or 9d/32

Oven door lock assembly error in Clean mode

Check/Repair

Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect any loose wires on the oven door lock assembly wire harness. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Replace the door lock assembly if visibly damaged.

How-to help
Possible parts
Oven door lock assembly, Wire harness

Symptoms common to all ranges

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Main causes: faulty temperature sensor, electronic control board problem, control thermostat failure, weak burner igniter, oven door problem
Main causes: broken broiler element, weak or broken boil burner igniter, control system failure, faulty temperature sensor, wiring failure
Main causes: bad bake element, broken burner igniter, control system failure, blown thermal fuse, faulty temperature sensor, wiring failure
Main causes: power supply failure, blown thermal fuse, bad relay control board, damaged terminal block, wiring failure
Main causes: broken oven door lock assembly, wiring failure, electronic control board problem
Main causes: power supply problem, control thermostat or electronic control board failure, broken element, bad burner igniter
Main causes: food splatters, spilling food on the oven door, allowing liquid to drip through oven door vent when cleaning the door

Repair guides common to all ranges

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your range.

July 20, 2018
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a range oven door switch

The oven door switch detects whether the oven door is closed and helps control the oven light. Replace the switch if it doesn’t control the oven light properly.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
February 20, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a range oven door lock assembly

Oven door not locking? You can replace the lock assembly in less than 30 minutes. Here's how.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less

Articles and videos common to all ranges

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your range.

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Troubleshooting an F10 error code on a range video

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March 5, 2015

6 tips for using a range better

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These simple everyday habits cut down on wasted energy when you cook and bake.