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Panel says "close door' when door is closed. How to replace door latch, which is apparently defective?

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  • hjellen1 Oct 10, 2010

    True, but they sell only the whole assembly, which I would have to buy in order to get the switch. my question is how to replace the latch, how to get to it. Do I have to take off the front of the oven, the part containing the door gasket?

  • hjellen1 Oct 13, 2010

    The switch itself does not appear to be available as a separate part, but only as part of the motorized door latch assembly. Even if I could buy it separately, it is located several inches inside the vent space between the upper & lower oven. There is no apparent way to unscrew the switch from the assembly without removing the entire assembly to gain access to the screws. And there is no obvious way to remove the assembly from the very restrictive space.

  • hjellen1 Oct 13, 2010

    The switch itself does not appear to be available as a separate part,
    but only as part of the motorized door latch assembly. Even if I could
    buy it separately, it is located several inches inside the vent space
    between the upper & lower oven. There is no apparent way to unscrew
    the switch from the assembly without removing the entire assembly to
    gain access to the screws. And there is no obvious way to remove the
    assembly from the very restrictive space.

    Ii have two experts working with me on the same question. Maybe I did something wrong by posting the question twice. Now what do I do?

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That would likely be a faulty door switch. Remove two screws to remove the swich. Then pull the two wires from the switch and replace the switch.

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It may not be the latch. It could be a small micro switch that gets pressed when you close the door. This switch may be defective. Needs a change.

Posted on Oct 10, 2010

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  • hjellen1 Oct 19, 2010

    This is what I finally did. I removed the plastic vent cover that is in between the upper

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Whirlpool TXFE366LVQ. When I turn selfclean after few minutes it shuts itself off and displays code F5E2


An F5 error code indicates that you need to check the oven door or the latching switch. The switch is used when cleaning the oven, for safe closure. If you find that the door or the latch switch do not function, you may need to replace them
F5-E2 means latch during clean error; the door and latch switch need checking and possible replacement.

1. If door latched:
  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. Replace door switch.
  4. Re-apply power.
  5. 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:
  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.


Hope helps.

Jul 14, 2011 | Ovens

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F5 E1 error. Oven door won't open after running cleaning cycle


1.
If door latched:


  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. Replace door switch.
  4. Re-apply power.
  5. 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:


  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Note:
Applies to all F5-E... codes.
F5 - E1

Feb 21, 2011 | Whirlpool RBS275PD Electric Single Oven

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F5 error door locked


F5
- E0 Door switches do not agree (condition
exists when door switch is closed indicating an open door, and latch switch is
closed indicating a locked door) 1. If door latched:


  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. Replace door switch.
  4. Re-apply power.
  5. 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:


  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Note:
Applies to all F5-E... codes.

Dec 27, 2010 | Whirlpool RBD275PD Electric Double Oven

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Error code F5EO


F5
- E0 Door switches do not agree (condition
exists when door switch is closed indicating an open door, and latch switch is
closed indicating a locked door) 1. If door latched:


  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. Replace door switch.
  4. Re-apply power.
  5. 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:


  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Note:
Applies to all F5-E... codes.

Dec 19, 2010 | KitchenAid KEBC107 Electric Single Oven

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E1 -F5- Error code appears when attempting to start self-cleaning mode.


F5
- E1 Self clean latch will not
lock

1.
If door latched:


  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. Replace door switch.
  4. Re-apply power.
  5. 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:


  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Note:
Applies to all F5-E... codes

Dec 04, 2010 | Whirlpool RBS275PD Electric Single Oven

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We have a wall mounte singe maytag oven. When I go to set the oven temp. the panel reads"door" and I am unable to set it. I have opened/closed the door and put the lock lever on and off, but to no avail....


Hello there:
Here is all of the possible error codes for the door and what they mean and what to look at

DOOR Bake or Broil
· Defective latch switch
· Shorted wire from ERC 10-pin connector, pin 10 to ground
· Door latched Replace latch switch if defective.Replace wire from 10-pin connector if defective DOOR Self-Clean
· Defective latch switch
· Open wire from ERC 10-pin connector, pin 10 to ground
· Door not latched Replace latch switch if defective.Replace wire from 10-pin connector if defective LOCK Not in Self-Clean
· Oven temperature sensor resistance too high Check oven temperature sensor resistance, wire harness and connections, replace defective component

Sep 28, 2010 | Maytag MEW6527DDS Electric Single Oven

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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...


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.

Nov 16, 2009 | Ovens

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FSE7 appears on kitchenaid built in oven


Here is the fault code for F5:E7...

1. If door latched:
  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. Replace door switch.
  4. Re-apply power.
  5. 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:
  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Sep 16, 2009 | KitchenAid Ovens

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Oven wont come on -I get E1 F5 on display.


Self clean latch will not lock

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.

Jul 04, 2009 | Whirlpool Ovens

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Code fse1 comes up when a few minutes after pushing start to cle


F5 - E1 Self clean latch will not lock


1. If door latched:
  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. Replace door switch.
  4. Re-apply power.
  5. 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:
  1. Disconnect power from unit.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Apr 01, 2009 | Ovens

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