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Whirlpool Cooktop will not reset

The digital display of the clock does not work until you turn one of the burner knobs on then the whole display lights up and we get a PF code and the clock. After resetting as per the user guide it reads E2 F3 code and none of the burners or the oven will work?
Any clues? Is there a reset code or procedure? The stove worked perfect last night and this morning we got the PF code. Yes the breakers were checked and all of the procedures for setting the clock were tried also.

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Well the solution was to unplug the 220Volt connection for one minute--plug it back in--reset the clock, hit start and bingo it worked. I found on the back of the stove the technicians schematic, and error codes in a plastic envelope that described the procedure for finding--isolating--and solving the issue by the use of the error codes, which were not avaialable online anywhere but in the diagram and description for a technician's use.
I saved myself $109 dollars by avoiding the call out, but still my breakfast was four hours late!

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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