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F2 code and consistent beeping with my Maytag Electric Wall Oven model CWE5800 or CWE4800

The oven was working and then stopped and started flashing an F2 error code. Now the overn won't work. What is this code for?

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  • angstuart Dec 24, 2007

    Mistakenly identified error code, actual error code is F1. I was told that the code referred to the clock/control pad. Is this correct? Does the clock/control pad come in one piece or are there multiple components I should be looking for?. Is this something that I could possibly replace on my own? Thank you for your help!

  • cjoven Jan 12, 2008

    Have had the same problem TWICE - had repair once to the tune of $300 + a couple of years ago and now it is doing it again - I just flip the circuit breaker back temporarily when I want to cook with the oven. It doesn't beep for me if I am using the oven. The beeping occurs sporadically - sometimes I can go days with the oven not beeping and then it does. I really feel this is a problem the company knows about and should do a recall on.

  • Anonymous Jun 22, 2008

    Bought oven brand new 01/06/04. During holiday dinner preparation 12/25/04 my display began flashing F2 or 3, I can't remember and we eventually had to turn of the circuit breaker to get rid of it and finish our cooking. Had a repairman finally look at it 9/30/05, cost $116.60 and still to this day we get the F2's and F3's and have to play that game of turning off the circuit breaker creating a work around. Maytag sucks. I will never buy Maytag anything every again.

  • bhmhmhmhth Jun 22, 2008

    Bought maytag double oven cwe5800acb brand new 01/06/04. During holiday
    dinner preparation 12/25/04 my display began flashing F2 or 3, I can't
    remember. Cooking stopped, beeping wouldnt so and we eventually had to
    turn it off at the circuit breaker. We got it on again and finished our
    cooking. After that time it happened again and again but
    inconsistantly. We finally had a repairman check it out on 9/30/05,
    costing $116.60. Didnt help within a month we had more F2's and F3's
    and we still to this day have to play the work around game of turning
    off the circuit breaker. Maytag sucks. I will never buy Maytag anything
    every again. I wish I would have had our old oven repaired instead of
    replacing it with this electronic ****. Oh, here is another good
    one-sometimes in the middle of the night it will begin beeping and
    flashing its little code, hours after any cooking took place.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    what is overn manual mode in terim overns

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    want preheat top burning don't work

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    oven will not heat. need to start and stop due to error code 160



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The F2 code indicates a stuck relay. You will have to replace the relay board. It may be a stand alone board or it may be part of the ERC Electronic Range Control. If you know how to check you won't have to call a tech.

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  • Maureen Ersek Jan 29, 2014

    replaced the relay. Didn't fix it. I ended up purchasing a used stove that is working well.


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UNPLUG the stove and PLUG IN again! It will resolve the issue! Good luck!!!

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I pressed cancel and then turned the oven back on. Its working fine. I sure hope the oven isn't failing. My oven is old.

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Before u putout $40 for a new sensor wiggle all your connections from the sensor to the control board. That solved my F2 issue. I found a parts place in Ontario that repairs controls if yours is obsolite

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  • hookah Aug 11, 2011

    i have a maytag preforma where do i found the sensor


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