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Whirlpool GS475LEMS1 gas range displayed error E1 F2. Replaced entire control (and keypad) with new part and display still shows error E1 F2. What else has failed?

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  • dhteichman Dec 19, 2008

    I replaced ERC assy (touchpad AND board) with new part. Still displays the same error (E1 F2). I interchanged touchpads and boards (between original and replacement parts) and still get same error (E1 F2). I don't think it's in the touchpad or ERC or ERC Assy. Any other failures that could drive these codes? I'm already into this for $300. The technican I called wanted $600. Upon power-up the display shows "PF" then soon displays "E1 F2", then beeps once every few minutes. None of the keys respond.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    What is error f2,

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The error code of F2 and E1 on your gas range is indicating a keypad failure or an Electronic Range Control (ERC) board failure. The ribbon connector on the keypad could be damaged or shorted. One of the buttons could be stuck or shorted on the keypad. There is a good possibility of a failed (ERC) board as well.
I recommend having a service technician come out and diagnose which part failed and repair your range.

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

  • Jyackle5
    Jyackle5 Dec 19, 2008

    The only other problem would be the touchpad ribbon. One of the wires could be damaged.



    Good Luck

  • evansx Oct 27, 2010

    you don't need a "professional" to solve this problem or even to order any parts. E1 -F2- = the keytail (connector ribbon) that plugs into the control board is not making good contact. first unplug your range and then remove the two screws on the underside of the back-splash controls panel to access the back of the control board. now simply cut a slip of heavy paper such as a business card to the width of the ribbon and slide it into the slot along with the ribbon connector. that will help press the contacts on the other side together snuggly. screw the back-splash back in place, plug in your range, and the problem will vanish. if the error ever returns, try pulling out the connector, cleaning the contacts with a pencil eraser (see -http://www.fixyourboard.com/techzone/ove... - for illustration), reinserting it into the slot and repeat above with the paper. good luck.

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