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I have a Whirlpool stove (model# RF385PXE)and I tried to start the self clean oven cycle the letters "door" appeared along with "E1" and "F5". The door is closed all the way. I even tried pushing it closed as hard as possible. What could be the problem?

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I have a whirlpool RF385PXEN. My oven light keeps going on and off. When I walk to hard near it or touch it or bump it that is when it happens. Please help me.

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HI. This code is an indicating that the Self clean latch will not lock. Lock mechanism failure. follow the procedure below to address further.

1. If door latched:

A. Disconnect power from unit.
B. 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.
C. Replace door switch.
D. Re-apply power.
E. Press and hold any key down for 1 minute to clear F5 failure code from memory. F2 will appear. Press CANCEL and observe for 1 minute to ensure operation is correct.

2. If door not latched:

A. Disconnect power from unit.
B. 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.
C. 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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Range/Stove/Oven Fault Codes Non Y-Line
NOTE: Not valid for Y line. If there is a Y near the end of your model number, do not use this chart.
Failure
Code
Condition Check/Repair 4 Digit Failure Code F0 - E0 Analog to Digital Failure Disconnect for 30 seconds - if display re-appears - replace control F1 - E1 Safety flip flop Replace Electronic Range Control/Clock (ERC) F2 - E0 Shorted keypad Replace Electronic Range Control/Clock (ERC) F3 - E0 Oven temperature sensor or oven temperature sensor fuse opened Replace oven temperature sensor or fuse F3 - E1 Oven temperature sensor shorted Replace oven temperature sensor F3 - E2 Oven too hot Replace oven temperature sensor F3 - E3 Clean temp too hot Replace oven temperature sensor F5 - E0 F5 - E1 and E2 Check door/latch switch Replace component 2 Digit Failure Code F0 or F1 or F5 Failed transistor Replace Electronic Range Control/Clock (ERC) F2 - E0 Oven temp too high 1. Test operation of door lock on self-clean models
2. Test relay contact operation
3. High resistance in oven temperature sensor F3 Open oven temperature sensor or thermal fuse Replace oven temperature sensor or thermal fuse F4 Shorted oven temperature sensor Replace oven temperature sensor F6 Problem in time keeping circuit 1. Reset time and/or cooking operation
2. Check for proper ground F7 Stuck function switch or button on Electronic Range Control (ERC) Replace ERC (Electronic Range Control/Clock) F8 Failure Electronic Range Control (ERC) Replace ERC (Electronic Range Control/Clock) F9 Door lock circuit Check wiring and test operation of door lock switch bkg-faultcodedivider.jpg txt-gototop.jpg WHIRLPOOL
Range/Stove Oven Fault Codes, Common
Failure
Code
Condition Check/Repair Digit Failure Code2 F1 Analog to Digital Failure Disconnect for 30 seconds - if display reappears - replace control board F1 Safety flip flop Replace board F1 Shorted keypad Replace keypad F3 Oven temperature sensor opened Replace oven temperature sensor F2 Oven temperature sensor shorted Replace oven temperature sensor F3 Oven too hot Replace oven temperature sensor F3 Clean temp too hot Replace oven temperature sensor F5 Check door/latch switch Replace switch if defective 4 Digit Failure Code F1 - E1 Safety flip flop Replace board F2 - E0 Shorted keypad Replace keypad F3 - E0 Oven temperature sensor opened Replace oven temperature sensor F3 - E1 Oven temperature sensor shorted Replace oven temperature sensor F3 - E2 Oven too hot Replace oven temperature sensor F3 - E3 Clean temp too hot Replace oven temperature sensor F5 - E0 F5 - E1 and E2 Check door/latch switch Replace switch if defective

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The E1- F5 error is a door lock error.

The control (TIMER) has likely failed in this instance - BUT...

Sometimes when you disconnect power to a range and reconnect it the electronic range control gets confused.
You should disconnect power again for 15 seconds and reconnect and see if that helps.

If it doesn't cure the E1- F5 error hold the bake button in until E0- F2 appears in the display.
This is the error for a stuck button on the keypad and is the way to clear the memory of the electronic range control.

Sometimes these work, but if the control has failed it won't make any difference.

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Sometimes these work, but if the control has failed it won't make any difference.

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Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.(*&^$%^

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