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Whirpool double oven shutdown during self cleaning operation and now is completely dead and the top oven door will not open. I have checked the circuit breaker and it is in the closed position and power is coming through the breaker. Any suggestions as to the cause of this problem?

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  • sunmanor Jan 19, 2008

    Ran the self-clean cycle, it went through completely, then I came back to see how it was. The display was blank, and I thought it was just me. I checked the breakers, and nothing. Any idea as to what this is? I checked some other places and I think it might be the thermal fuse thing, but I don't know. I'd rather have a clue before I call service......Thanks in I wish I'd left it dirty!

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2008

    Model 27245 - Went thru cleaning cycle and can't get the door open - help

  • violet_rain0 Oct 22, 2008

    ya i had the same thing happen start the self cleaning oven then no power what so ever, i checked the fuse to see if it was trip n it wasnt, had a handy man out who told me to contact whirlpool, can anyone tell me is it cheaper to have them repair the problem or replace it or is this something i can do myself?

  • Anonymous Nov 10, 2008

    This model has been recalled and you can call Whirlpool service at 866-770-6751 for free repair.

  • Candace Alonzo Dec 22, 2008

    I had three separate problems with my whirlpool double oven. First, about after 2 weeks of using my brand new oven, it had an error message. A repairman came to fix it and worked fine. Months later another error message and a repairman came to fix it. He also mentioned not to run the self cleaning frequently because it can cause it to malfunction. He said wait at least 6 months between cleanings. I did so and my oven shut off during a cleaning cycle about 2 hours into the session. My husband tested the thermal fuse and it was not operating so we are suspecting it is the thermal fuse. As I have been reading the comments it seems that I am not alone. I called whirlpool and they are sending a technician out at their cost for labor and service call. I will need to pay for the part. I will see what the problem is this time and if it indeed the thermal fuse.

  • hawkerb Mar 31, 2009

    Is this the part I need for the thermal fuse? My oven shows something different...but I can not find it at the back of the oven like it says...

    AP3110028 for a model # RBD306PDB7???


  • lbobbi May 11, 2010

    any ideas on where to find the specs to find the thermal fuses? Which fuse is most likely yhe culprit and should be checked first

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    What could cause this problem?



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I had the same problem. Need a ohm meter to check the thermal shut down circuit on the back of the oven and the thermal fuse to the display panel. Need to be carful to shut off the Electric to the oven so as not to zap yourself.

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Too bad someone didn't answer this sooner. Caused be poor air circulation in the unit. There is indeed a thermal fuse used in this unit. This problem has been around for a while and no real solution has been found. The closest "fix" is to remove the fuse, turn it around and only hook it down with the screw that faces the panel. The other screw hole is then bent to a 45 degree upward slant. This give the fuse a little breathing room.

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