Whirlpool  Range  Error Codes

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Whirlpool 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. You can also search for owner’s manuals and find range replacement parts.

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Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
F0 Default F code-no failure The F0 code displays if there are no previous fault codes and you hold the CANCEL key for 5 seconds. Press CANCEL to clear the display.
No parts needed
F1 Defective electronic oven control (EOC) Disconnect power or unplug the range. Replace the electronic oven control (EOC).
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Electronic oven control (EOC)
F2/E0 Keypad wire harness is disconnected Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect the keypad wire harness if loose. Restore electrical power to the range and press CANCEL. If the error code returns after 60 seconds, replace the keypad. If the problem persists, replace the electronic oven control.
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Keypad, Electronic oven control (EOC)
F2/E5 or F2/E6 CANCEL key is defective Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect the keypad wire harness if loose. Restore electrical power to the range and press CANCEL. If the error code returns after 60 seconds, replace the keypad. If the problem persists, replace the electronic oven control.
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Keypad, Electronic oven control (EOC)
F3/E0 Oven temperature sensor defective or an open oven temperature sensor circuit Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect the oven temperature sensor wire harness connection if loose. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Measure the oven temperature sensor resistance using a volt/ohm meter. If the resistance isn’t 1080 ohms at room temperature (70 degrees F), replace the oven temperature sensor. If the oven temperature sensor resistance and wire harness connections are okay, replace the electronic oven control (EOC).
Oven temperature sensor, Wire harness, Electronic oven control (EOC)
F3/E1 Oven temperature sensor defective or a shorted oven temperature circuit. Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect the oven temperature sensor wire harness if loose. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Measure the oven temperature sensor resistance using a volt/ohm meter. If the resistance isn’t 1080 ohms at room temperature (70 degrees F), replace the oven temperature sensor. If the oven temperature sensor resistance and wire harness connections are okay, replace the electronic oven control (EOC).
Oven temperature sensor, Wire harness, Electronic oven control (EOC)
F3/E2 Oven temperature is more than over 575 degrees F in BAKE mode. Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect the oven temperature sensor wire if loose. Replace the wire harness if damaged Measure the oven temperature sensor resistance using a volt/ohm meter. If the resistance isn’t 1080 ohms at room temperature (70 degrees F), replace the oven temperature sensor. If the oven temperature sensor resistance and wire harness connections are okay, replace the electronic oven control (EOC).
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Oven temperature sensor, Wire harness, Electronic oven control (EOC)
F3/E3 Oven temperature is too more than 950 degrees F in CLEAN mode Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect the oven temperature sensor wire if loose. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Measure the oven temperature sensor resistance using a volt/ohm meter. If the resistance isn’t 1080 ohms at room temperature (70 degrees F), replace the oven temperature sensor. If the oven temperature sensor resistance and wire harness connections are okay, replace the electronic oven control (EOC).
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Oven temperature sensor, Wire harness, Electronic oven control (EOC)
F4/E1 Meat probe malfunction – shorted Disconnect power or unplug the range. Unplug the meat probe and measure the resistance of the meat probe using a volt/ohm meter. If the resistance isn't 59000 ohms at room temperature, replace the meat probe. If the resistance of the meat probe is okay, insert the meat probe in the jack and check for a firm connection between the probe and jack in the oven. If the jack is damaged or worn out, replace it. Reconnect the wire harness connection on the meat probe jack if loose. Replace the wire harness if damaged.
Meat probe, Meat probe jack, Wire harness
F5/E0 Door is open, but latch is locked (door switch communicates an open door, but latch switch communicates a locked door) Test the oven door switch operation using the oven light. Open and close the oven door to see if the oven door switch turns the oven light on and off when the oven door is opened and closed. If the oven door switch is defective, replace it. Disconnect power or unplug the oven. Reconnect any loose wires on the oven door lock assembly wire harness. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the door lock assembly for visible damage and replace it if broken.
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Oven door switch, Oven door lock assembly, Wire harness
F5/E1 Self-clean latch won’t lock/unlock Disconnect power or unplug the range. Reconnect any loose wires on the oven door lock assembly wire harness. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the door lock assembly for visible damage and replace it if broken.
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Oven door lock assembly, Wire harness