Whirlpool oven troubleshooting

Ovens confidently occupied a place of honor in our kitchens. They save time for food warming, time for washing of dishes, because one can warm food on a plate. Repairs and maintenance service of a oven are an integral part of life of any technical and electric appliance. The troubleshooting table with error codes for whirlpool ovens below contributes to the revelation of the most often found malfunctions and defects.

Whirlpool RMC series oven troubleshooting

PROBLEMCAUSE
The oven will not operate• You have not set the electronic control correctly. Refer to the section in this manual describing the function you are operating.
• You have accidentally set the control lock. See “Using the control lock” on page 8.
• You have programmed a delayed start time. Wait for the start time to be reached or cancel and reset the control.
The Self-Cleaning cycle will not operate• You did not press the Start/Enter pad.
• You have programmed a delayed start time. Wait for the start time to be reached or cancel and reset the control.
Display is blank• You have set the display not to show the clock time. To see the clock time again, press and hold the Clock pad for 5 seconds.
Cooking results are not what you expected• The oven is not level. (See Installation Instructions.)
• The oven temperature seems too low or too high. See “Adjusting the oven temperature control” on page 16 to adjust oven temperature.
• You did not preheat the oven before baking (if called for in recipe).
• The recipe you are using may need to be altered to improve the taste or appearance of the food.
• You are using a pan that is not the correct type or size. Refer to a reliable cookbook or recipe for recommended pan type and size.
• There is not enough air space around pan when baking. Allow 1 to 2 inches (4-5 cm) of air space on all sides of pan.
The display Is showing “PF”• There has been a power failure. Reset the clock. (See page 9.)
“F” followed by a number shows on the display• Press the Off/Cancel pad. If the code reappears, note the code and call for service. (See Step 2 on page 44.)

Whirlpool GGE series oven troubleshooting

ProblemCause
■ Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped?Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem continues, call an electrician.
■ Is the control knob set correctly?Push in knob before turning to a setting.
■ On ceramic glass models, is the oven control lockout set?See "Control Lockout" section.
■ Is the cookware the proper size?Use cookware about the same size as Ihe surface cooking area, element or surface burner. Cookware should not extend more than (1.3 cm) outside the cooking area.
■ Does the Hot Surface indicator light stay on after control knob(s) have been turned off?See "Cooktop Controls” section.
■ Is the proper cookware being used?See "Cookware* section.
■ Is the control knob set to the proper heat level?See "Cooktop Controls" section.
■ Is the range level?Level the range. See the Installation Instructions.
■ Is the electronic oven control set correctly?See "Electronic Oven Controls* section.
■ Has a delay start been set?See “Tmed/Delay Cooking" section.
■ On some models, is the oven control lockout set?See “Control Lockout" section.
■ On some models, is the Sabbath Mode set?See the “Sabbath Mode" section.
■ Does the oven temperature calibration need adjustment?See “Oven Temperature Control" section.
■ Do the oven indicator lights flash?See the “Display" and/or the “Oven Lights" section. If the indicator light(s) keeps flashing, call for service. See “Assistance or Service" section.

■ Is the range in Energy Save Mode?See “Energy Save" in the “Settings" section.
■ Have the tones been deactivated?See “Tones" in the "Settings” section.
■ Is the display showing “12:00"?There has been a power failure. Clear the display. See “Display' section. On some models, reset the clock, if needed. See "Clock' in the “Settings" section.
■ Is the display showing a letter followed by a number?Depending on your model, press OFF/CANCEL. OFF or CANCEiyOFF to clear the display. See "Display" in the "Electronic Oven Controls" section. If it reappears, call for service. See “Assistance or Service* section.
■ Is the oven door open?Close the oven door all the way.
■ Has the function been entered?See “Self-Cleaning Cycle' section.
■ On some models, has a delay start Self-Clean cycle been set?See “Self-Cleaning Cycle’ section.
■ Has a delay start been sot?See “Timed/Delay Cooking' section.
■ Is the range level?Level the range. See the Installatton Instructions.
■ Is the proper temperature set?Double-check the recipe in a reliable cookbook.
■ Is the proper oven temperature calibration set?See “Oven Temperature Control’ section.
■ Was the oven preheated?See “Baking" and “Broiling" sections.
■ Is the proper bakeware being used?See 'Bakeware' section.
■ Are the racks positioned properly?See 'Positioning Racks and Bakeware" section.
■ Is there proper air circulation around bakeware?See 'Positioning Racks and Bakeware" section.
■ Is the batter evenly distributed in the pan?Check that batter Is level In the pan.
■ Is the proper length of time being used?Adjust cooking time.
■ Has the oven door been opened while cooking?Oven peeking releases oven heat and can result in longer cooking times.
■ Are baked items too brown on the bottom?Move rack to higher position in the oven.
■ Are pie crust edges browning early?Use aluminum foil to cover the edge of the crust and/or reduce baking temperature.

Whirlpool accubake series oven troubleshooting

ProblemCause
■ Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem continues, call an electrician.
■ Is the appliance wired properly? See Installation Instructions.
■ Is the electronic oven control set correctly? See "Electronic Oven Control" section.
■ Has a delay start been set? See "Timed Cooking" section.
■ On some models, is the Control Lock set? See "Control Lock" section.
■ On some models, is the Sabbath Mode set? See "Sabbath Mode" section.
■ On double oven models, is one oven self-cleaning? When one oven is self-cleaning the other oven cannot be set or turned on.
■ On double oven models, has the correct oven been selected? Choose UPPER OVEN or LOWER OVEN first. Oven temperature too high or too low
■ Does the oven temperature calibration need adjustment? See "Oven Temperature Control" section. Display shows messages
■ Is the display showing “PF”, “PF id=27” or “PF id=30”? There has been a power failure. Clear the display. See "Display(s)" section. On some models, reset the clock, if needed. See "Clock" section.
■ Is the display showing a letter followed by a number? Clear the display. See "Display(s)" section. If it reappears, call for service. See “Assistance or Service" section. Self-Cleaning cycle will not operate
■ Is the oven door open? Close the oven door all the way.
■ Has the function been entered?See "Self-Cleaning Cycle” section.
■ On some models, has a delay start Self-Clean cycle been set?See "Self-Cleaning Cycle” section.
■ Has a delay start been set?See "Timed Cooking" section.
■ On double oven models, is one oven self-cleaning?When one oven is self-cleaning, the other oven cannot be set to self-clean.
■ Is the appliance level?Level the appliance. See the Installation Instructions.
■ Is the proper temperature set?Double-check the recipe in a reliable cookbook.
■ Is the proper oven temperature calibration set?See "Oven Temperature Control" section.
■ Was the oven preheated?See "Baking and Roasting" section.
■ Is the proper bakeware being used?See "Bakeware" section.
■ Are the racks positioned properly?See "Positioning Racks and Bakeware" section.
■ Is there proper air circulation around bakeware?See "Positioning Racks and Bakeware" section.
■ Is the batter evenly distributed in the pan?Make sure batter is level in the pan.
■ Is the proper length of time being used?Adjust cooking time.
■ Has the oven door been opened while cooking?Oven peeking releases oven heat and can result in longer cooking times.
■ Are baked items too brown on the bottom?Move rack to higher position in the oven.
■ Are pie crust edges browning early?Use aluminum foil to cover the edge of the crust and/or reduce baking temperature.