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Whirlpool gold series oven will start preheat process but

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whirlpool gold series oven will start preheat process but fails to continue to heat/bake. checked top element and it works through all ranges. i have disassembled stove and have checked voltage to lower element while in bake. voltage is indicated while in preheat but fails to provide it any further no matter where i adjust the oven temp control. is it the control board CPC-E94V-0 (BAD)?
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: cant find the mod# ***** anywhere. we are the original owner. all parts with a "Y" say 03
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: have so far
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: when it preheats i can hear the switch in the control panel that coincides with the"heat" indicator on the control panel. but like i said once the oven is preheated the lower element no longer receives power
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is Steve. Please give me a moment to review your question.

Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Is this a built in oven or a range?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no free standing
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Open the drawer at the bottom and look by the left leg. There should be a model number there.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
another $24?. this is fine if you dont mind
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no number anywhere
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Ok, generally on the Whirlpool ranges, there are 3 primary components to pay attention to.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
ok, which are?
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

There is the control board, the sensor, and the element. If the element looses voltage, then it is not the element at fault. The sensor should read 1075 ohms at room temp.

Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

If the sensor reads between 1-40 and 1110 ohms at room temp, then the control board is normally what you would replace.

Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

However, I always replace the sensor at the same time as the control board.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
sensor?
like i said earlier . the lower element stops getting voltage after preheat
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

You will need to locate the model number for your range in order to order the board, unless you can take it into the parts store and they can match it up or use a number that is on it to cross reference it.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
sensor or control board
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Yes

Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Was this helpful?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
cpc--E94V-o
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

That is not coming up as a valid number.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
i have done everything but turn the unit inside out looking for the numbers
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Sometimes the model number is ***** the lid of the range.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
it does when i google it.
i looked
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

But normally when you pull the drawer out and look at the left front leg, it is right there. Maybe the tag came off?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
what type number am i looking for
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
for the sensor or control board
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
maybe the part model number tag did come off
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Usually 6 or seven numerical numbers, often starting with 298

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
i have the control accessed?
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Yes, the model number often starts with WFE and is always accompanied by a serial number.

Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

I didn't understand your question.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
is that for the control panel
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

No, WFE is usually the prefix for a model number. The control panels normally have part numbers consisting of 6 or 7 numerical only digits - for Whirlpool that is.

Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

I hope this helps.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
1072-75 invensys appliance controls
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
i have given up looking for the model number part number
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Yes, without a model number, it is going to be real difficult finding the correct part number for that control.

Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Do you have the original receipt for the range?

Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Without the model number, I can't get a part number for you.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no. tell me where else to look
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

I will opt out and open this up to other experts that may be able to give you a different location to look.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
ok thank you
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

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The model number is ***** the tag when you open the drawer or door on the frame edge

Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 month ago.

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open the oven door and look on the oven face frame on the right side and then on the lip of the side of the oven door.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
i have turned the unit apart and cant find it anywhere
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
is it a stamp or a sticker?
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

a sticker

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
97528c4a
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

It would start with letters like GWRS44XBAA

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No nothing like that any where. Sorry. For the inconvenience. Can I get my money back? All we did was confirm that there is not a model number part number on my stove
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

yes i can submit it for a refund

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank you