Question about Ovens
When I press the AUTO CLEAN pad on my Whirlpool Stove the following appears on it cln hold and I cannot get it to start the self-cleaning process as the "cln hold" stays on a short time then it returns back to the clock and the time of day. How can I get my Auto Clean to start again? I am sorry but I have misplaced my instruction book. Thanks...email@example.com
If this a relatively new oven it show have a self cleaning identification on the control area or panel. Just close & select self cleaning option should take about 1 1/2 - 3 Hours
Posted on Mar 25, 2009
Probably, in some models both the bake and broil come on to help it heat faster and hotter. In some units the self cleaning light will not come on until a certain temperature is attained. Are you setting the start time for right now, and the stop time for 2 to 3 hours from now?
Posted on Jan 28, 2010
Usually a lever hidden right under the cooktop above the door that needs to be flipped to lock the door closed. then you set it to clean and let it go for hours.
Posted on Feb 27, 2010
SOURCE: Whirlpool Oven will not heat
when an oven won't bake, it's because the bake element is burned out. The bake element is the black, pencil- thick tube at the bottom of the oven. When the oven heats, the element glows red. This element has an expected life-span of several years. It may last for only one; it may last for many more. When the element burns out, you need to replace it.
If the bake element is burned out, replacing it should solve the problem. Otherwise, you need to further troubleshoot the oven's electrical system to locate the defective wire or component. When the temperature is consistent but too high or too low, it could be one of several different things. First check to see if the thermostat sensing bulb has come loose from its holder. It could be lying on the floor of the oven or resting on the heating element. This would cause the oven to not heat correctly. If the thermostat bulb is not dislodged, it's likely that the thermostat or sensor is either mis-calibrated or defective. Electronic ovens with a digital display use a sensor to monitor oven temperature. To solve temperature problems for these models, you may need to replace the sensor. On some digital-display models, you can calibrate the temperature using the key pad. See your operator's manual for details. Ovens without a digital display often use a mechanical system for controlling temperature. On many of these units, you can remove the thermostat knob and adjust the knob itself to more accurately represent the actual setting of the thermostat. If, when you remove the knob, there's a screw on the back of it with a small calibration plate, you can loosen the screw, adjust the plate, then tighten the screw again. If the knob isn't adjustable, and the oven temperature is off by more than 30 to 40 degrees, you need to replace the thermostat to solve the problem.
Posted on Jul 25, 2010
Hi, the E1-F5 error code is a door lock error. It means that the oven is sensing that the door is not securely closed. Could be a bent latch or some other trouble. Unplug the range for 15 seconds and see if that clears the code. If it does not clear the code, then the Latch to the door, or switch is failing causing the error door message.
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Posted on Jan 01, 2011
Hi PF means power failure and the control board should be
replaced. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance. Daniel
PF means power failure and the control board should be
replaced. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.
Posted on Sep 10, 2011
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