We have a Whirlpool RBS245PDQ10 Wall oven and recently trip a breaker resulting in power loss to the oven and now the clock is the only thing that works. You can set the oven to bake and it will count down like its preheating, but no fan no heat nothing. It shows no codes nothing. I have checked the lock, the delay start and it has been reset from PF on the display. Please Help.
It is likely the Thermal Cut-Off (TCO) fuse, which for many Whirlpool ovens is located on the back of the unit. Turn the circuit breaker for the oven OFF first. You'll need to remove the trim on the left and right side of the oven (2 screws) and then remove the screws holding the oven in the wall. You can locate it easy enough by looking for the thermal fuse on any of the major appliance part websites. The test is simple enough if you have an Ohm meter, as it will be an open circuit if it is blown. There is only one fuse (normally) so if it is blown neither the bake or broil element will work. There should be a Tech Sheet located behind the control panel which will help, but if you don't feel comfortable doing this call a service tech.
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On appliances like this only the heating elements use 220 volts. things like the clock, fan, etc use 110 volts. That is why some things work and other do not. Start at the breaker, sometimes a double pole breaker will have 1 side tripped, but will look perfectly fine. switch the breaker all the way to off then re-set. If nothing changes follow the power to the appliance remove the panel and look for some fuses, check to see if any are blown. Also sometimes the microwave will have a separate power source even though its built in to the same appliance. So that's not always a good symptom to follow.
You'll have to make sure that the clock has been set for Manual cooking and not inadvertently set it on Auto. However if your breaker tripped because of a fault on your oven the internal switching of the timer may have been damaged as a result of the fault.
Have you checked the power source to the oven? Has the cord come out of the wall plug? Has a circuit breaker tripped? Once the obvious things are checked and proven good will it be necessary to dig into the interior of the appliance.
most common problems:
1. calrod unit not working(heating element) easy replacement
2. breaker tripped.(sometimes a double breaker will only trip one of the circuit breakers so you end up with half power)
Ovens run on a 220 Volt circuit. That is two 110 Volt wires in reality, one from each side of the main. If one line is tripped only part of the oven will work. Check the Main for a tripped circuit. The range breaker should have a metal bar or pin connecting both halves of the breaker. If not it can trip on one side only. If you installed the "pig tail" yourself, turn off the main oven breaker and double check your connections. Black on each side (one may be red) and white wire in the middle. Neutral ground wire to metal plate of fixture.
If the power connections are correct and your panel still does not work it will probably need replacing. Do not open the access panel if it is under warranty (breaking a warranty seal will void the warranty) or you are not qualified to work on the wiring. It is better to call a tech without opening it. If you have opened it and then call a tech it will probably cost much more to fix as they will have to check ALL the circuits to be sure you have not damaged it.
Since it is a wall mounted unit be sure to check the wire for adequate slack and that it does not get crushed when the oven is installed. Metal Flex conduit is recommended (and may required in your area) between the wall supply box and the oven to protect the wire from shorting or damage.
Check that one of the two hot wires is not losing power due to bad connection. This needs to be checked clear from the breaker to the terminal in the oven. Loss of one side of the 240 volts may still allow the clock to work as long as no other element is on.
OFTEN the connection of to the plug in the wall is bad... IT IS ALSO a fire hazard.
REMEMBER to turn off the breakers when working on this!