Repair – Dead oven after self clean mode, blank display, locked door Kitchen Aid Whirlpool

Repair – Dead oven after self clean mode, blank display, locked door Kitchen Aid Whirlpool

Repair – Dead oven after self clean mode, blank display, locked door Kitchen Aid Whirlpool

How to repair an oven that died during self clean mode or a long bake cycle. How to prevent it from reoccurring.
Kitchen Aid, Whirlpool, and more

Your door might me locked with and the display might me dark.

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  1. Jebuslives
    Jebuslives 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Where can you get the fuse from? Any hardware store?

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  2. mariwasu
    mariwasu 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Just as expected

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  3. Shilpa Jain
    Shilpa Jain 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Is this method good for both electric and gas oven?

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  4. Momma V
    Momma V 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Would you know how to fix the door lock?

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  5. PCDB
    PCDB 11 January, 2022, 09:48


    I have a 25 years old oven and it was working great. The other day I ran the self-cleaning and the self-cleaning cycle was interrupted. After that, I could not unlock the latch to open the door. No error code is available on this oven but something is holding the manual latch and won’t release it. The manual handle is on the outside of the oven door, but I was told not to force the latch open as I could cause more problems.

    The oven is a GE JB550GJ and the latch is a manual lock. You slide the latch handle from the left to the right to lock the oven door for self-clean. (I searched the Internet and most solutions for unlocking the latch are for automatic locking mechanism, not for manual latches.)

    I powered the oven down for minutes then powered it on. I gently sliding the latch to the left but it won’t release. I tried to run another self-cleaning cycle, but it won’t start the self-cleaning now. Do you know how to release the manual door latch? My specific questions are:

    (1) What is holding the manual latch and not letting go? Is there a way to unlock the latch? What are the specific steps required to reset this specific oven and to allow unlocking a manual latch?

    (2) I have the user manual but it only talks about how to use the oven. I need a service manual to help me understand how the latch got stuck. I searched the Internet but I could not find a service manual for this old model. Do you know where I can download a copy?

    (3) If I pull the oven out and access the back of the oven, is there an easy way to unlock the oven from the back? Do you think my old GE has a locking pawl inside the back panel which I can toggle to unlock the latch?

    (4) I searched the Internet and found no parts relating to the locking mechanism. Do I need new parts to repair this problem after I get the door to open so it won’t happen again?

    Thank you for your help. Phil

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  6. Phillip Streible
    Phillip Streible 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Totally worked! Thanks again

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  7. Robert Glover
    Robert Glover 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Kitchenaid know it’s a design flaw.

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  8. Alija Bos
    Alija Bos 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Tried this..still dead. Any other suggestions?

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  9. dmlapenta22
    dmlapenta22 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    would it be possible for this to be the issue if my display is still working? oven is dead otherwise

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  10. Michael Westen
    Michael Westen 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Thanks for the video.
    I have an older ge electric jbp76gs3ww oven.
    I've looked at owners manuals, google searches, and multiple videos – and can't find a consistent picture of the fuse or its location.
    There's a circular component that looks like what you have here – but its the back of the oven light, so unless a fuse is built in – hidden – in the bottom of the light socket, that's not it.
    The oven light hasnt worked for years though, and there is black residue around it – but like I said its the light, do they ever incorporate the fuse in that light socket part by chance?
    The back of the main knob is a control board – with components but nothing that looks like a fuse.
    Also under the top, there's stove top components with 3 wires each, there's a two wire door shut switch, a door lock switch – but nothing that resembles "fuse".
    Could it be the oven temperature probe/sensor going into the oven (4 inch metal tube)?
    Another video guy told me there is a thermal fuse on my model, but I'm not seeing anything resembling " fuse " – unless it's in the circular light socket.
    Thanks for your time and any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  11. Kelly Preston
    Kelly Preston 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    is this the same for side in ovens?

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  12. James McGlothlin
    James McGlothlin 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    GE Cafe convection oven

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  13. Martin Renschler
    Martin Renschler 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    If the oven is not dead, instead just says "too hot" on every key press and is showing "door locked", all you need to do is turn the breakers off, remove the side rails, unscrew the display unit on the side, push it up and tilt it gently forward on the top to get access to the door lock mechanism. Push in the solenoid that is blocking the door lock operation and unlock the door. Put the display unit back in its place but make sure the connectors are still all plugged in tightly. Power the unit on. Voila, oven is functional again.

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  14. Luba Luba
    Luba Luba 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Would you know where the fuse for the control board ? I have same wall oven as you Model PLEB30T9FCC Frigidaire

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  15. Currie Emino
    Currie Emino 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Thank you for the help. I got the $90 part and replaced it without any issues.

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  16. Shel's Kitchen
    Shel's Kitchen 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Is this the same for a wall oven model?

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  17. Ken Henderson
    Ken Henderson 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Great Video! My Frigidare died as soon as we did the self clean. There were about 10 screws and the back came off. There was actually a circuit breaker rather than a fuse. Reset the button and it fired right up. Would have been nicer if the circuit breaker would have been able to access without pulling the panel off. I guess they want to make it a 75 service call to reset the breaker. Thanks!

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  18. coen vanwermeskerken
    coen vanwermeskerken 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    But how to reach the back of a built-in Whirlpool oven, when the door stays unlocked… can it be removed from the kitchen with the door still locked? Can’t find any screws… I’m screwed?

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  19. سندس دخيل أحمد
    سندس دخيل أحمد 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    ❤️🥰هلا والله

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  20. LaDee Daa
    LaDee Daa 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Yeah….My kitchen Aid just died after
    self cleaning….

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  21. Steve Hoffman
    Steve Hoffman 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    I have a Maytag self cleaning range andI get a black displayay with a real faint OFF in corner but know other info. Burners all work fine. maytag is in the family also I believe. door lock is not actuated. probably same issue? Thanks!

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  22. B Charron
    B Charron 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    What is the difference between a thermal fuse and Oven sensor or are they the same thing? I interrupted my clean cycle stupidly, and now I have two error codes on my GE range. I have error F3 which apparently means the Oven temperature sensor is malfunctioning, and I also have Locked door error message which may be cause my Door lock motor is stuck in the wrong cycle. I was thinking of taking out the motor first which is very difficult considering that GE likes to rivet the crap out of the engines over using screws. It will be interesting to see if that will remove the locked door error. Then if the F3 error is still there then i guess i have to change my oven sensor. What a pain! I will never use self clean again. Maybe they should call it self-destruct feature since its so hard on the elements.

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  23. Diana Rightmer
    Diana Rightmer 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    This gas range is absolutely amazing!~~> My two favorite features are the extra large window, and the metal grate on top. I have absolutely no complaints about this range. The light inside the oven is so bright that you can easily see what you are cooking. I also love how the burners work. The inside of the oven is very wide and can fit multiple things at once. You will not be disappointed if you purchase this stove.

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  24. bellaluz3
    bellaluz3 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    KitchenAid double oven self cleaning? Really? is this a business KitchenAid and others have to make you waste your money? I just killed my double oven with the self cleaning? I can't even open the door, blank display and everything. I just ordered the two different parts because it is my understanding my oven has three fuses. Thanks for the video, it is super helpful.

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  25. Christopher Gagg
    Christopher Gagg 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Still not powering up . After ordering and replacing thermal fuse ! What else could it be ? Please help ASAP !

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  26. Dustin Anglin
    Dustin Anglin 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    I think I have the exact same model with the door locked and screen dead after a self clean cycle (and thus can't find the model number). Could you share the model number of this particular unit? (or point me to how to manually unlatch the oven door)

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  27. Peyton Davidson
    Peyton Davidson 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    If I fix the wires, do I still have to get a new display?

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  28. aluminumfetish
    aluminumfetish 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    giant POS. Bosch is the same.

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  29. Marissa Lepiten
    Marissa Lepiten 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Great video and thank you! This is the first video that came up when I searched “whirlpool oven not working after self clean”. Thought I would share my experience. I did replace the part #4449751, which is the fixed limit thermostat. It didn’t fix it. But I did replace the part # w10545291 thermal fuse and it did fix it. My thoughts to help would be to check that first and foremost. Hope this helps. Thanks again for the video and saving me from buying a new oven.

    Link to another video that mentioned thermal fuse replacement.

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  30. Liz Rizzo
    Liz Rizzo 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Thank you! I did it! I have the exact same model that you did your demonstration on. I won't ever use the self-clean function again nor will I ever buy a Kitchen Aid oven (although had excellent experiences with K-A appliances at last home). Thank you very much for the video!

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  31. Randy Ya Ya
    Randy Ya Ya 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    thanx for this vid , exactly same issue , waiting of fuse from amazon, hopefully will rectify problem,and will check fan motor when i get in there and do the repair!! and yes mine is a "Kitchen aid"

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  32. Barry Pasco
    Barry Pasco 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    I am having the same problem but on my wall unit. So I cannot get to the back panel Now what?

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  33. UFOs
    UFOs 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Well I broke my dads oven, I did the self clean mode and now it wont turn on & the door wont open.. Guess who's getting kicked out of the house this week, this guy!

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  34. Diane Larson
    Diane Larson 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    It worked! Thanks so much. An easy $60 repair.

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  35. M D
    M D 11 January, 2022, 09:48
  36. condor5635
    condor5635 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Great video. I have same problem and just quit using self cleaning feature. My fan works but as you mention it might be sub optimal from new. Thanks!

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  37. justalurkr
    justalurkr 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Any advice if the oven is built into a cabinet?

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  38. Killinqsworth
    Killinqsworth 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    My oven died after a power outage so I bought a brand new one, the old one was hauled away, installed the new one, and it doesnt work either. Haven't even used the oven and theres no display, and I cant use any controls. Only the eyes of the stove will come on. I NEED HELP

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  39. Thomas Kemmer
    Thomas Kemmer 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    I need the wire diagram for a whirlpool electric oven model no.10537650

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  40. joe carreiro
    joe carreiro 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Hmm, tried a self clean failed halfway through on my gas kitchenaid stove. Panel had f2:e1 error. Can't turn on oven

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  41. A YouTube Channel with No Name
    A YouTube Channel with No Name 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    What a hero

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  42. Reginald Small
    Reginald Small 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    W10810687 this is the part number for the blower

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  43. motoputz
    motoputz 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    my brand new GE wall oven just did this – no power with doors locked …how do i get to back of oven when the doors are locked and preventing me from taking out the mounting screws? am I screwed?

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  45. Darren Ho
    Darren Ho 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    This was an excellent video. I have the identical make and model and the oven door won't open. I think the control board has failed. Does anyone know how to unlock the latch using a coat hanger to force the latch from the front? Should I move the coat hanger from the left to the right or vice versa.

    I have to use the coat hanger i cannot remove the ceran top without first opening up the oven ddor.

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  46. olesolja
    olesolja 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    My GE JGSP42DET1BB Gas range just stopped working after self-cleaning it. It happened before. Where would I find the thermo switch on that particular model? Thanks for posting this.

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  47. GriffinsFanChris
    GriffinsFanChris 11 January, 2022, 09:48

    Newer appliances are despicable. Keep your ancient ones as long as you possibly can. If its a weird color (harvest gold etc) but it still works good, paint it.

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