Author Topic: PF Code Whirlpool Range  (Read 5062 times)

Offline app1

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PF Code Whirlpool Range
« on: October 06, 2011, 08:23:44 AM »
OK, This is driving me crazy! Working on a Whirlpool Electric Range - Model# RF361PXKQ - EVERYTHING workos fine but when the unit is first plugged in it shows an error code of PF, if I push any button then the code goes away and everything works fine. My question is why does it come back id I unplug it everytime but goes away when I push any button. Also I do not see an error code of PF in the manual. If anyone can let me know how to correct this problem I would really appreciate it. I had a guy at work tell me that this is normal and not to worry about it as long as everything works!! I say NO there must be a code stuck in it or something else is causing this, Sounds crazy to me , maybe I am crazy and the code is normal!! Please Advise . Thanks , Frustrated Bob

Offline whirlpooltech

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Re: PF Code Whirlpool Range
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2011, 08:35:38 AM »
That is normal and there is nothing you can do to change it.

PF = power failure

and of coarse a power failure just took place before you plugged it back in. :)

Offline RegUS_PatOff

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Re: PF Code Whirlpool Range
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2011, 03:08:55 PM »
check PDF page 9 of the
RF361PXK Use and Care Guide - 8522770.pdf
Display
When power is first supplied to the appliance, everything on the display will light up for 5 seconds.
Then “PF” will appear on the display.
Any other time “PF” appears, a power failure occurred.
Reset the clock. See “Clock” section.
When the oven is not in use, the display will show the time of day.
 
« Last Edit: October 06, 2011, 03:10:52 PM by RegUS_PatOff »
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