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How to Fix a Whirlpool Oven F3 Code?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The whirlpool oven f3 code is an error code that indicates that the oven has reached a temperature that is too high. This can happen for a number of reasons, such as the oven being left on for too long, the oven being set to a too high temperature, or a malfunction in the oven itself. If this error code appears, it is important to turn off the oven and unplug it from the power source to prevent any further damage.

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1. Turn off the oven and unplug it from the outlet

  1. Remove the racks from the oven.
  2. Open the oven door.
  3. Disconnect the oven's power cord from the outlet.
  4. Close the oven door.
  5. Reconnect the power cord to the outlet.
  6. Make sure the oven is turned off by pressing the oven's power button.
  7. Remove the screws that hold the oven door in place.
  8. Lift the door off of its hinges.
  9. Clean the oven door and the hinges if necessary.
  10. Reattach the door to the oven.
  11. Replace the screws that hold it in place.

2. Wait for 30 minutes and then plug it back in

  1. Shut off the power to oven by flipping the breaker.
  2. Open the oven door.
  3. Look for the reset button on the back of the oven.
  4. Push the reset button in and hold it for 10 seconds.
  5. Turn on the power to the oven and wait for the oven to finish resetting.
  6. Close the oven door.
  7. Reopen the oven door.
  8. Look for the start button on the front of the oven.
  9. Push the start button in and hold it for 10 seconds.
  10. Turn on the power to the oven and wait for the oven to finish starting.
  11. Close the oven door.
  12. Reopen the oven door.
  13. Look for the brown oven light on the front of the oven.
  14. If the oven is not heating, turn on the oven’s main power switch.
  15. If the oven is heating, turn off the oven’s main power switch and wait 30 minutes.
  16. Test the oven by turning on one of the oven’s settings.
  17. If the oven is working, turn off the power to the oven.
  18. Close the oven door.

3. Turn on the oven and bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes

  1. Open the oven door and turn on the oven
  2. Select the baking mode and set the temperature to 425 degrees Fahrenheit
  3. Bake for 30 minutes
  4. Close the oven door and wait until the oven cools down before checking the whirlpool oven f3 code

4. After 30 minutes, turn off the oven and allow it to cool completely

  1. First, take out the oven and allow it to cool completely.
  2. Next, remove the glass door panel by unscrewing it.
  3. Next, remove the control panel by unscrewing it.
  4. Finally, remove the motor by unscrewing it.

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  1. Once cooled, turn on the oven and bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes.
  2. Once cooled, turn on the oven and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes.
  3. Allow the oven to cool completely and then check to see if the error code has cleared.