KitchenAid wall oven error codes

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These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your KitchenAid wall oven. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for wall ovens, 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 wall oven.

Error Code
Condition
DIY advice
F1/E0

User interface failure

Check/Repair

Disconnect electrical power from the oven and replace the user interface.

Possible parts
User interface
F1/E1

Electronic oven control board failure

Check/Repair

Disconnect electrical power from the oven and replace the electronic oven control board.

Possible parts
Electronic oven control board
F2/E0

User interface won't respond

Check/Repair

Disconnect electrical power from the oven. Open the control panel and reconnect any loose wiring connections. Replace the user interface wire harness if damaged. If the wire harness connections are okay, replace the user interface.

Possible parts
User interface, Wire harness
F2/E1

Defective button on the user interface

Check/Repair

Disconnect electrical power from the oven and replace the user interface.

Possible parts
User interface
F3/E0

Upper oven temperature sensor is defective

Check/Repair

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

How-to help
Possible parts
Upper oven temperature sensor, Wire harness, Electronic oven control board
F3/E1

Lower oven temperature sensor is defective

Check/Repair

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

How-to help
Possible parts
Lower oven temperature sensor, Wire harness, Electronic oven control board
F3/E3

Meat probe is defective

Check/Repair

Disconnect electrical power from the oven. Reconnect any loose wires on the meat probe connection jack. Replace the meat probe connection jack wiring harness if damaged. Replace the meat probe connection jack if damaged. If the meat probe connection jack and wiring harness are okay, replace the meat probe. If the problem persists, replace the electronic oven control board.

Possible parts
Meat probe, Meat probe connection jack, Wiring harness, Electronic oven control board
F5/E0

The oven door switch and oven door lock switch don't agree

Check/Repair

Disconnect electrical power from the oven. Reconnect any loose wires on the oven door switch and the oven door lock assembly. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Replace the oven door switch or oven door lock assembly if damaged. If the oven door switch, oven door lock assembly and wire harness are okay, replace the electronic oven control board.

Possible parts
Oven door switch, Oven door lock assembly, Wire harness, Electronic oven control board
F5/E1

Oven door lock assembly doesn't work

Check/Repair

Disconnect electrical power from the oven. Reconnect any loose wires on the oven door lock assembly. Replace the wire harness if damaged. If the wiring is okay, replace the oven door lock assembly. If the problem persists, replace the electronic oven control board.

Possible parts
Oven door lock assembly, Wire harness, Electronic oven control board
F6/E0

No communication between the user interface and the electronic oven control board

Check/Repair

Disconnect electrical power from the oven. Reconnect any loose wires on the electronic oven control board and the user interface. Replace the wire harness if damaged. If the wiring is okay, replace the user interface. If the problem persists, replace the electronic oven control board.

Possible parts
User interface, Wire harness, Electronic oven control board
F6/E1

Oven too hot in Bake or Broil mode

Check/Repair

If an element heats when the oven is off (indicating a short to the metal cabinet), replace it. If it overheats only when in use, disconnect electrical power from the oven and allow the oven to cool to room temperature. Replace the bake or broil element if visibly damaged. If the elements are okay, replace the electronic oven control board.

Possible parts
Oven elements, Electronic oven control board
F6/E2

Oven too hot in Clean mode

Check/Repair

If an element heats when the oven is off (indicating a short to the metal cabinet), replace it. If it overheats only when in use, disconnect electrical power from the oven and allow the oven to cool to room temperature. Replace the bake or broil element if visibly damaged. If the elements are okay, replace the electronic oven control board.

Possible parts
Oven elements, Electronic oven control board
F6/E4

Mismatched user interface and electronic oven control board

Check/Repair

An incorrect user interface or electronic oven control board was installed during a repair. Replace the incompatible component using the correct part.

Possible parts
Electronic oven control board, User interface
F6/E5

Electronic control board programmed incorrectly

Check/Repair

A replacement electronic control board was not programmed correctly for the oven size. Follow the instructions provided with the new electronic control board to program the oven size.

Possible parts

Symptoms common to all wall oven

Choose a symptom to see related wall oven repairs.

Main causes: broken bake element, bad bake burner igniter, tripped thermal switch, control system failure
Main causes: broken broil element, faulty broil burner igniter, control system failure
Main causes: lack of electrical power, bad electronic control board, faulty oven control thermostat
Main causes: bad oven door lock assembly, faulty electronic control board, wiring failure
Main causes: faulty oven temperature sensor, control system problem, weak burner igniter, damaged oven element
Main causes: lack of gas supply, broken igniter, tripped circuit breaker, broken oven element, tripped thermal fuse, control system failure

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