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Whirlpool Home Appliances

Error Codes for Cooking Appliances

Display is Showing an Error Code for Whirlpool Oven or Range

If your appliance is showing an error code on the display, there may be a simple issue that you can resolve. Please see the chart below to locate the error code, along with information and possible resolution.  The Error Code may display in F# E# format or E# F# format. 

Error Code/Display Information and Resolution
F9 or F9 E0
  • The electrical outlet in the home or the electrical connection to the appliance may be miswired.
  • If your appliance was installed recently (within approximately 3 months), contact a qualified electrician to verify the electrical supply.
  • Unexpected power supply line "noise" during a power outage  that the control detected as incorrect voltage may cause the code to display.
  • If any keys were pressed before a 10 second delay during power up could cause the code to display.
  • Resolution: Reset Power.
"C"
  • Oven is displaying in Celsius instead of Fahrenheit.
  • Resolution: Refer to your Use & Care Guide for specific  information on changing from Celsius to Farenheit.
  • The oven will not heat above 260 degrees on the display if in Celsius. 
Clock is blank
  • Some models have a hidden feature which allows you the option to hide the time of day on the display window.
  • Resolution: Press and hold Clock Set/Start for five seconds(typical). This will time of day back to display. The time should not have to be reset. 
  • Refer to your Use & Care Guide for specific  information.
"CAL"
  • Oven calibration feature - This function allows you to calibrate your oven.
  • Resolution: Refer to your Use & Care Guide for specific  information.
LOC, Lock, Locked
  • Control Lock has been activated.
  • Resolution:  Refer to your Use & Care Guide for specific  information
SAB, Sab, 5AB, or 5A6
  • Your product has the Sabbath Mode feature activated.
  • Resolution: Refer to your Use & Care Guide for specific  information on entering and exiting Sabbath Mode.
PF or PF id=27 or PF id=30
  • There has been a power failure. 
  • Resolution: Press the cancel pad to clear the display. On some models you may need to reset the time of day clock.
Time of day is flashing
  • There has been a power failure. 
  • Resolution: Press the cancel pad to clear the display. On some models you may need to reset time of day clock.

 

Resetting the Power

Some error codes can be removed or resolved by resetting power to the unit.  

  1. Power the unit down by turning off the circuit breaker(s) or fuse(s) for one (1) minute
  2. Power the unit up by turning on the circuit breaker(s) or fuses(s),
  3. Monitor the the product for one (1) minute to ensure the error code does not return.