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F5E1 on the auto clean Whirlpool Range. Would it help to shut it off on the main breaker or is there some other way to fix this without a service ca call. I was quoted $300 to fix this

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Whirlpool-KitchenAid-Roper Appliances: Oven Fault Codes:
>>Exception Note:<<
Chart below does not apply to Whirlpool Models using the "Y" line in the products model numbers. Applies to models using 4 digit displays only.

F0-E0 Analog to Digital failure
Disconnect panel for 30 seconds
Should the above error re-appear, replacement of the control is required.
F1-E1 Defective ERC Replace ERC
F2-E0 Shorted Keypad Replace Keypad
F3-E0 Sensor or Sensor Fuse Open Replace Sensor or Fuse
F3-E1 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor
F3-E2 Oven over heat Replace Sensor
F3-E3 Cleaning Temp over heat Replace Sensor
F5-E0 Door Error Check Door
F5-E1 Door Latch Check Latch
F5-E2 Door Switch Check Switch

Posted on May 11, 2008

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I have had a similar problem(locked after self clean and NO display.) After much research we found the solution through telephonic advice from a master appliance repairman. Mind you that I did NOT get any help from the Whirlpool Customer Service number. Customer Service said it was probably VERY costly to repair and probably a blown circuit board. We were convinced our 2.5 yr old oven was about to cost more to repair than it was potentially worth. Then our telephonic advice from a friend, the master appliance repairman came to our rescue. It was explained to us that whenever an oven in most ANY brand locks and remains locked, it is usually due to a blown out thermal overload protector. This is the thermostatic fuse that will burn out during a self clean cycle and it's designed to help protect your oven from overheating. It is a VERY quick fix but does require a replacement part. But rest assured if I can do this fix, you too can. I am a 46 yr old female nurse without ANY electronics experience and was coached through this by my brother. Here's what to do. Move your oven away from the wall and remove the back panel (simple screws holding it in place.) Unplug your range for safety reasons. If yours is gas (and mine is) be mindful of the gas feed (mine had plenty of slack and presented no problem but worthy of mentioning.) You are looking for a part that's sort of in the 10 oclock position, it's round about the size of a quarter and held in by 2 screws. There are two wires coming into it. My part has the actual part number written on it and was the very part number I was advised to find based off the model number. You can call any appliance parts house (mine is Fox Appliance Parts in Atlanta) and give them your model number of your oven. Ask them for the part number for a "thermal fuse." They will provide the number, ship it to you or if you're local, you can pick it up. It should be around $30. Here's the cool part...you can diagnose this FIRST to see if it will fix your problem by doing this one simple thing. Remove your actual fuse by unscrewing the two screws and then slide off the two wires attached (it will slip out.) Now take the two wires still on the back of your oven and patch the two contacts together. Now plug in your oven....relax...you are merely bypassing the fuse and it will not explode or anything crazy! If the thermal fuse is your problem, your oven display will now magically reappear and the door will unlock! Now you know definitively that this is indeed your problem. Replace the part and you're back in business. You MUST replace the part though as I've been explained that it is a key safety fuse to help prevent overheating, $30 fix, even a GIRL can do it, and it takes about 10 minutes. Try it....You most likely do NOT need a new oven and do NOT need a repairman. And I was ready to replace my 2.5 yr old oven! Totally not necessary and this is something you can do!

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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We had the same problem as well. everything locked up and the display board went dead. It turned out to be the thermostat in the back. Once that was replaced everything worked ok. . The serviceman told us to pull the oven out from the wall when self cleaning. It is because the heat disapation and air circulation from the oven is very poor when running at maximum temperatures and this burns out components. First check the termostat, which is a $20.00 item.

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: self clean cycle won't start...get message F5E1

F5E1 error means there is a problem with the door latch or relay.

Posted on Mar 14, 2010

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SOURCE: I get an error code

What I did was hit cancel and hit the unlock button. Then I leaned against the door a bit as I hit the lock and hit the self clean and start the lock check dissapeared. I hit lock again and nothing else and it started the cleaning process.

Posted on Apr 13, 2010

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Hi There
I have read the codes you are looking for,so I'm sending them to you and i hope this will help.
F5 E1 16 Door latch not operating Check that door switch is completely closed. Check latch, solenoid, and actuation switch for electrical or mechanical malfunction.Thank you for writing to fix ya.
Best regards Richard

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Whirlpool-KitchenAid-Roper Appliances: Oven Fault Codes:
>>Exception Note:<<
Chart below does not apply to Whirlpool Models using the "Y" line in the products model numbers. Applies to models using 4 digit displays only.

F0-E0 Analog to Digital failure
Disconnect panel for 30 seconds
Should the above error re-appear, replacement of the control is required.
F1-E1 Defective ERC Replace ERC
F2-E0 Shorted Keypad Replace Keypad
F3-E0 Sensor or Sensor Fuse Open Replace Sensor or Fuse
F3-E1 Shorted wire or Sensor locate short and correct it or replace Sensor
F3-E2 Oven over heat Replace Sensor
F3-E3 Cleaning Temp over heat Replace Sensor
F5-E0 Door Error Check Door
F5-E1 Door Latch Check Latch
F5-E2 Door Switch Check Switch

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