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Whirlpool model WBP36800 range (about 15 years old) starts a self cleaning cycle without any operator input. What is wrong. Thanks Cliff

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Souds as if a monitor switch has gone bad on your self clean latch mechanism.its continuing to lock and unlock door because the switch that tells the control that the dorr is unlkocked has gone bad and as a result continues to rotate constantly

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Hi Yetis,
Happy to help you!
I'm sorry to say
but I think that this problem will be solved only by service!
Sounds like a electronic situation.
A & E factory service is good and nation wide!
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Thank you Neil

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Of course - Empty the oven and clear off around it.

The AUTO-CLEAN cycle time is adjustable, from 2 hours
30 minutes and 4 hours 30 minutes in 15-minute increments.
Suggested clean times are 2 hours 30 minutes for light soil and
4 hours 30 minutes for heavy soil. The last 30 minutes of the
cycle is for cool down.
To Self-Clean Using AUTO-CLEAN
1. Press AUTO-CLEAN.
2. Press the TEMP/HOUR “up” or “down” arrow pad to set the
desired self-clean cycle time.
3. Press START.
The oven door will automatically lock. The “DOOR LOCKED”
and “CLEAN” indicator lights will be displayed. The time
remaining will also be displayed.
4. When the self-clean cycle is complete and the oven cools,
the “DOOR LOCKED” and “CLEAN” indicator lights will turn
off.
5. Once the oven is completely cooled, remove ash with a damp
cloth.
To Delay Start Self-Clean Using AUTO-CLEAN
1. Press AUTO-CLEAN.
2. Press the TEMP/HOUR “up” and “down” arrow pads to set
the desired self-clean cycle time.
3. Press START TIME.
4. Press the TEMP/HOUR “up” and “down” arrow pads to set
the desired start time.
5. Press START.
The oven door will automatically lock. “DOOR LOCKED” and
“CLEAN” indicator lights will be displayed.
6. When the self-clean cycle is complete and the oven cools,
the “DOOR LOCKED” and “CLEAN” indicator lights will turn
off.
7. Once the oven is completely cooled, remove ash with a damp
cloth.



Owner, Warranty, Installation and Parts manuals are here:
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search_results.jsp?searchTerm=sf362lxst&siteCd=WHRCOM

Sometimes search links don't work when copied.
Here is the direct link to the Use and Care Guide:
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Use%20and%20Care%20Guide%20-%20W10110369.pdf

Page 16 has the above instructions.

God Bless!
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