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Bryan, Home Appliance Technician
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My whirlpool oven RS696PXGB8 does not heat. The last time

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My whirlpool oven RS696PXGB8 does not heat.
The last time I used it was a autoclean cycle, (3 days ago) which worked.
Subsequently, there was a PF error code, not unusual for stormy weather.
The range works.
The lights and controls all respond on the panel.
Neither the bottom or top elements heat although the "preheat" time clock counts down.
Tried multiple settings
Reset the circuit breaker, which was not tripped.
I wondered if the only way to fix this is to replace the oven/range electronic control board or if there is a more economical repair.

Hello, Thank you for using this service, I will be helping you with your problem today

Good morning, , the PF code as you probably already know m means power failure. Have you tried shutting the breaker off for 5 min. and then turning it back on and hitting cancel on the control ? if this doesn't work you may have blown the thermal fuse in this . Let me know if you are able to reset this after you shut the breaker off.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I shut the breaker off x >5 minutes

I hit cancel


The element does not heat.


If the thermal control fuse is responsible for this, do you have the part # XXXXX this range?


Does it solder in, or just plug in?


If that doesn't work, is the next change the whole board?



the part # XXXXX XXXXX Number(NNN) NNN-NNNNit plugs in no soldering. pull the range out from the wall and remove the back panel to access this(please unplug the range before servicing) theres a 90% chance this is the issue. you can order this @ if by chance that isn't the issue the control is. hope this information is useful. thanks and best wishes, Bryan

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