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GE: JTP56 F2 Door Locked displayed

Well, a couple weeks ago after starting the Self Clean Cycle on my GE JTP56, the display started blinking the F2 error, along with door locked (and the door was locked).
I did some research and I did purchase a new sensor for the local parts.  While replacing, I did check the ohm of the old vs the new and it seemed like the old one was ok.
I replaced the sensor anyway (it has a lifetime warranty).
I continue to get this error (about 30 minutes after starting the self clean cycle) and wonder if I should have the control board rebuilt or replaced.
Any ideas?
Thanks, Mike

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  • Scotcho Dec 31, 2007

    I have the exact same problem except mine will go for self-clean for about an a little over an hour before displaying the F2 and beeping. I have only been able to turn off the circuit breakers and wait for it to cool down to unlock the door.

  • Teacrumpeets Jan 18, 2008

    SAME PROBLEM - NEED SOLUTION! We inherited our JTP56 oven with the purchase of our home 1 1/2 years ago. We used the self-clean feature for the first time today. I set both upper and lower ovens to clean. The lower one started first and the upper one was in "delay" mode. After about 40 minutes, the F2 code and associated "overheated" beeping began. The "locked door" words/light kept blinking. We pressed Clear/Off for the lower oven and the beeping stopped. The "locked door" words kept blinking. However, after about 30 seconds the beeping and F2 began again. We pressed Clear/Off again, it stopped, then started again. Apparently the alarm will beep when heat is sensed above acceptable levels. Until the oven cools below that level, the beeping will continue to trigger. It took about 10 minutes of pressing clear/off for ours to finally stop. Oven is now cooled down. Manual says to just restart cycle again after cool down. I'm game! My husband is not. He is worried about our cabinets catching on fire because of how hot the oven gets. We have to warranty rights because we did not purchase the oven and I believe manufacturer's periods are past anyway. We can't afford service calls or a new oven. Cleaning solutions cannot be used inside the interior of a self-clean oven and my husband refuses to use the feature again. HELP - I need to get it clean. Is it safe to try the self-clean cycle again? Or can these things really set our house on fire? Judith

  • bob8969 Oct 26, 2008

    My oven goes into clean cycle and after 30min, F2 flashes and oven control freezes. The oven controller is new. The lock mechanism is new. I have not replaced the heat sensor. Any ideas?

  • malbap Nov 29, 2008

    I have the same problem-- had ge out to fix-- repair man 'PULLED' OUT THE SCREEN -- said they don't put it in any more-- since it is Thanksgiving and I have lots of company I will not try to use cleaning cycle till my company has left on monday-- oh--- had dishwasher not emptying-- check valve replaced-- oooooops had to wash by hand-- would not drain tuesday night--AND they can't make it till next wed.-- I told them not to send the same repair man-- home built in 1999--- no ge for replacements.

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I have the the same problem as discribed above. Does you oven fan go on for a long time after you use your oven during regular baking. Mine seems to stay on for 45 minutes after I bake anything. Can this be all tied together with the f2 problem? I am wondering if it is not just a fan circulation problem?

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  • Kathy Webb Mar 22, 2011

    Ditto. All new GE kitchen and laundry in 1999 - Profile, top of the line, over 5K. So far the washer, dryer, and dishwasher have been replaced - would never buy this brand again. Gas cook top needs electronics replaced (downdraft fan turns on automatically when you lite a burner, it shouldn't), and the ovens always have a fit on self cleaning, plus the fan runs an hour or more after dinner every night. Will need to look into the fan filter mentioned by others.

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Ugh - same here - we're trying the fan, but I think it's too late

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I tried putting the fan in front of the control panel and it worked. I had used a fan before but had placed it on the counter a few feet away from the oven. It went to the F2 problem in about and hour and a half. This time I used a mini tower fan that I got from Costco and laid it on its side, inches from the space between the oven door and control panel. This is the first time that the cleaning cycle has been completed in years on the upper oven! Thanks for the solution!

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

The cooling fan behind the control board has a screen to act as some sort of filter - mine was completely clogged. This in effect eliminated the function of the cooling fan and my control board got fried. I punched the screen out - it solved my problem.

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

I recently had to replace the electronic control unit on my four-year-old Profile double oven after a continuing F2 errors displaying all the time. Evidently, the heat build up on the self-clean cycle was the culprit - according to my repair company. The repairman said that the "self clean" button display should be replaced with a "self destruct" display - he thought that was funny - I did not as I am now about $400 poorer for that education. So... my solution per recommendation of my repairman - place a strong fan facing the oven electronic display section when you self-clean. That should get the heat from going up and out the top of the oven door and into your electronics. Similiar to the fan inside your computer keeping the heat away from the electronics - electronic components HATE heat. Hope this helps!
Sandy

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

I have the exact same problem. Thanks, I'll just wait for it to cool down.

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I need to clean my double ovens, but do not have the owner's manual. I know that I simple press the Clean button, but how long do I set the timer for?


You only need to reset the time if you want a cleaning cycle other than 4 hours. The default start is press Self-Clean then Start. Otherwise, press Start, type in a time between 3 and 5 hours (Min/Max cycle length) and then press Start. Do this with the number pad, do not press the Timer button. If you wish to clean both ovens, the second one will start when the first one finishes.

The Locked door light will go off when the oven has cooled below the Lock temperature. If you interupt the cleaning cycle by pressing Clear/Off, the door will remain locked until the oven cools.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

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Started to self-clean, locked the door, etc. Had


Hi.

The appliance door is probably locked in consequence of the self cleaning cycle.

Unplug power cord, and allow the oven cooling down for few hours.

If the is still locked, then the high temperature generated in self cleaning cycle may have damaged the door latch, or the electronic control.

Parts must be tested to discover the fault.

Call Frigidaire at the number listed on the owners manual.

Regards.

Mar 03, 2010 | GE Ovens

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F2 error and door locked display while self cleaning and fan will not turn off for 4 hours after using oven


F2 during the cleaning cycle will occur when the oven control senses an oven temperature above 915F-930F

If actual over temperature condition occurred: Look for welded relay contacts. If this happens, replace oven control (also called clock or ERC).

If no over temperature condition occurred: Look for a high resistance connection or any other cause of high resistance in the oven temperature sensor circuit. Check sensor, sensor harness and sensor harness connection at sensor and oven control. Replace sensor if found defective. Check door lock switches.

Remember: Oven control (ERC) measures resistance of sensor circuit , not actual oven temperature.


**((The fans will continue to run if the control has been damaged, due to the high heat))

Sep 09, 2009 | GE Profile JTP56 Electric Double Oven

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Can I clean a TruTemp oven with soap and water without ruining it?


Hi,

Yes you could clean it.

Check few details :-

t the bottom of this post you will find the web address for your ranges manual and the self clean system is in side this manual.

How to self clean

If your model has a door latch, never force the latch handle. Forcing the handle will damage the door lock mechanism.
The oven door must be closed and all controls set correctly for the cycle to work properly.
Before a Clean Cycle
For the first self-clean cycle, we recommend
venting your kitchen with an open window
or using a ventilation fan or hood.
Remove any broiler pan, broiler grid, all
cookware, probe and any aluminum foil
from the oven—they cannot withstand the
high cleaning temperatures.
NOTE:
If your oven is equipped with nickel oven
shelves, remove them before you begin
the self-clean cycle.

If your oven is equipped with gray
porcelain-coated oven shelves, they may
be left in the oven during the self-clean
cycle.
Soil on the front frame of the range and
outside the gasket on the door will need to
be cleaned by hand. Clean these areas with
hot water, soap-filled scouring pads or
cleansers such as Soft Scrub®. Rinse well
with clean water and dry.
Do not clean the gasket. The fiberglass
material of the oven door gasket cannot
withstand abrasion. It is essential for the
gasket to remain intact. If you notice it
becoming worn or frayed, replace it.
Wipe up any heavy spillovers on the oven
bottom.
Make sure the oven light bulb cover is in
place and the oven light is off.
IMPORTANT: The health of some birds
is extremely sensitive to the fumes given
off during the self-cleaning cycle of any
range. Move birds to another well ventilated
room.

NOTE: Use caution when opening the upper
oven after the self-clean cycle has ended.
The oven may still be hot.


How to Set the Upper Oven for Cleaning
On models with Gas/Control Lockout,
touch and hold the Gas/Control Lockout
pad for 3 seconds to turn it off.
NOTE: The surface burners must be turned
off prior to the self-clean start time.
If your model has a latch, latch the door.
Touch the Self Clean pad.
Using the number pads, enter the
desired clean time, if a time other than
4 hours is needed.
Clean cycle time is normally 4 hours. You can
change the clean time to any time between
3 hours and 5 hours, depending on how dirty
your oven is.
Touch the Start pad.
On models without a door latch, the door
locks automatically. The display will show
the clean time remaining. It will not be
possible to open the oven door until the
temperature drops below the lock
temperature and the LOCKED DOOR
light goes off.
The oven shuts off automatically when the
clean cycle is complete.
When the LOCKED DOOR light is off,
slide the latch handle to the left as far
as it will go and open the door. If your
range does not have a latch, the door
will unlock automatically.
The words LOCK DOOR will flash and
the oven control will signal if you set
the clean cycle and forget to close the
oven door or forget to latch the door
on models with a latch.
To stop a clean cycle, touch the Clear/Off
pad. When the LOCKED DOOR light goes
off, indicating the oven has cooled below
the locking temperature, unlatch the door
(on models with a latch) and open the door
The oven door must be closed and all controls set correctly for the cycle to work properly.

How to Delay the Start of Cleaning
Make sure the clock shows the correct time
of day.
On models with Gas/Control Lockout,
touch and hold the Gas/Control Lockout
pad for 3 seconds to turn it off.
NOTE: The surface burners must be turned
off prior to the self-clean start time.
If your model has a latch, latch
the door.
Touch the Self Clean pad.
Using the number pads, enter the
desired clean time.
Touch the Delay Start pad. The earliest
start time you can set will appear in the
display.
Using the number pads, enter the time
of day you want the clean cycle
to start.
Touch the Start pad.
On models without a door latch, the door
locks automatically. The display will show the
start time. It will not be possible to open the
oven door until the temperature drops below
the lock temperature and the LOCKED DOOR
light goes off.
The oven shuts off automatically when the
clean cycle is complete.
When the LOCKED DOOR light is off,
slide the latch handle to the left as far
as it will go and open the door. If your
range does not have a latch, the door
will unlock automatically.
The words LOCK DOOR will flash and the
oven control will signal if you set the clean
cycle and forget to close the oven door or
forget to latch the door on models with
a latch.
To stop a clean cycle, touch the Clear/Off
pad
. When the LOCKED DOOR light goes
off, indicating the oven has cooled below
the locking temperature, unlatch the door
(on models with a latch) and open the door.


After a Clean Cycle
You may notice some white ash in the oven.
Wipe it up with a damp cloth after the
oven cools.
If white spots remain, remove them with a
soap-filled scouring pad and rinse thoroughly
with a vinegar and water mixture.
These deposits are usually a salt residue
that cannot be removed by the clean cycle.
If the oven is not clean after one clean cycle,
repeat the cycle.
You cannot set the oven for cooking until
the oven is cool enough for the door to
unlock.
While the oven is self-cleaning, you can
touch the Clock pad to display the time
of day. To return to the clean countdown,
touch the Cooking Time pad.
If the shelves become hard to slide, apply a
small amount of vegetable oil or cooking oil
to a paper towel and wipe the edges of the
oven shelves with the paper towel.

Hope i helped you.

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