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PF stands for power failure, meaning the power to the appliance was lost or the control board thinks power was lost temporarily.

The other code is below. Try turning the circuit breaker off for a minute or two then back on, if this does not fix the problem you will need to have the circuit board replaced.
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I understand that your Frigidaire range overheated, so you unplugged it and plugged it in the next morning. I also see that when you plugged it back in there was a "PF" code displayed as well as some melted plastic. The "PF" code means that there was a power failure. You can clear that by pressing any button. As far as your appliance overheating and melting plastic, I suggest contacting the manufacturer directly for further assistance. They might be able to point you in the right direction to have it repaired. Hope this is helpful.

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No the top heater elements don't come on. At the digital readout give a message of err PF5.


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To reset the PF code:

Hold down Clock or Bake pad (depending on model) for up to ten seconds.

If that does not work, trip circuit breaker, or disconnect power for one minute.

If still no luck, then it is worth a call to manufacturer, at the number listed on the owners manual.

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Before that, as you never mentioned Did you try to use Self-Cleaning? If yes follow the below procedure :-

1. Unplug the Circuit Breaker for 5 minutes.Turn On the breaker and then try to open the door.

2. Again go for self clean option but for few minutes, say 15 minutes.Cancel the self self after this and allow the Oven to Cool. After some time, then try to open the door.

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