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Self cleaning F5

After set the oven self cleaning after few minutes stop and red light F5 appeared

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Hi,

Sorry you haven't had an answer to your inquiry yet. You may not even require a remedy any longer, but in the event you do I'll post it.

The "F5" in the smw272 wall unit is indicating the on-board watchdog has detected a oven temperature sensor fault/failure. The remedy issued by Thermador's tech support and authorized technicians service manual's is to first replace the oven temperature sensor. If the display should still display after wards, replace the main relay board.

It may be too late to suggest, but you may be best served having an authorized thermador tech look at it.

Hope that helps, better late than never hopefully.

macmarkus :)

Posted on Nov 04, 2009

  • Mark MacDonald
    Mark MacDonald Nov 04, 2009

    Hello again,



    A correction on my last post. I made a typo.



    "If the display should still display after wards, replace the main relay board".



    should have read,



    If the display should still display "F5" after wards, replace the main relay board.



    Sorry for any confusion this may have caused you or any reading my post.



    macmarkus :)


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E1 -F5- Error code appears when attempting to start self-cleaning mode.


F5
- E1 Self clean latch will not
lock

1.
If door latched:


  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. Check wires and connectors from control to door switch, then from door
    switch to control. If no damage to wires and all connectors okay, proceed to
    step C.
  3. Replace door switch.
  4. Re-apply power.
  5. Press and hold any key down for 1 minute to clear F5 failure code from
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2. If door not latched:


  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. Check wires and connectors from control to latch switch, then from latch
    switch to control. If no damage to wires and all connectors okay, proceed to
    step C.
  3. Repeat steps A and B for door switch.

3. Measure door switch (door open = switch open small low voltage terminals).
Replace switch if defective.
4. Measure latch switch (unlatch = switch open,
CAUTION - oven light contacts are closed). Replace switch if defective.
5. If
corrections are made in any step, reconnect power to control. Press and hold any
key for 1 minute to clear R failure code from memory. F2 will appear. Press
CANCEL and observe for 1 minute to ensure operation is correct.
6. If failure
remains, disconnect power and replace control.

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