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our range keeps beeping fse1.My wife said she thinks she hit

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our range keeps beeping fse1.My wife said she thinks she hit the self clean button,but when we hit cancel,it stops for a moment,then starts again
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 8 years ago.
straight from whirlpool/kenmore tech sheets

F5 E1 Solenoid/motor not
operating or latch
switch failure
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 found, proceed to step C.
C) Replace door switch.
D) Reapply power to unit for more than 1 minute and verify operation.
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 found, 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).
4. Measure latch switch (unlatch = switch open, CAUTION - oven light contacts are closed).
5. If corrections are made in any step, reconnect power and verify correction.

6. If failure remains, disconnect power, replace control.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
power is off,but door still latched
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 8 years ago.
ok, well if you plug it back in and it's still latched then you will have to manually unlock it by using a coat hanger and forcing the latch from right to left to unlock the door.
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