Maytag Oven Error Codes

Anytime an oven error code shows on your digital display screen, it can cause alarm and stress. Codes appear to inform you that something is not working as it should on your Maytag appliance. Because the display screen is too small to detail exactly what is wrong with your Maytag oven, codes are used.

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Understanding and identifying your Maytag oven codes will not only remove a lot of the stress when troubleshooting your oven codes, but they will also help you in determining when you should call in a technician to repair your oven and when you can easily correct the error code yourself.

Most oven error codes are specific to your oven’s make and model but there are some common codes that are commonly seen on most Maytag ovens. At Ifix Appliance Repair, we can help you with your Maytag stove troubleshooting. Below is a list of the most common Maytag oven error codes and how to resolve the issue.

Error Code Problem Solution
F0 Function Key Stuck This code indicates that a key on the touch screen or control board stuck. To fix the error, try pressing the key to unstick it. If it continues to be an ongoing issue, you will have to replace the touch pad or touch pad/control board if they are one assembled unit.
F1 Upper Runaway Cook The Maytag oven F1 error code indicates the touchpad or control board (clock) on your oven is faulty. Refer to your owner’s manual on how to test for a faulty touch pad and how to replace the touch pad, control board, or both.
F2 Lower Runaway Cook The F2 code means your Maytag oven temperature is too hot when you set it on bake, broil, or clean. If you see this error, you will have to replace the relay board or oven temperature sensor. Your owner’s manual will tell you how to check the sensor harness when troubleshooting your Maytag oven error code.
F3/F4 Runaway Clean Both the Maytag oven F3 error code and F4 code indicate there is an issue with the temperature sensor so the cook mode on your oven will stop. Check the sensor to make sure it is closed and there are not issues with the wiring or connection first. If the temperature sensor is damaged or not working, replace it.
F5 Keypad Cancel Upper This oven error code is seen on electric ranges and indicates that the electronic range control board is faulty. This Maytag error code displays when the cook mode and non-cook mode start simultaneously. Repair or replace the electronic range control board to fix this code.
F6 Keypad Cancel Lower The AC line cycle sensor is absent. When this error code displays, your Maytag stove troubleshooting can correct this issue by turning your stove off for five minutes and then restarting your appliance.
F7 Keypad Disconnected This Maytag oven error code means the function key on your touchpad is stuck or shorting out. Replace the touch pad to resolve this issue.
F8 Keypad Shortage This error codes indicates that the clock on your keypad is malfunctioning, possibly caused by moisture getting into the keypad. Replace the control board or electric range control (ERC).
F9 Door Latch

This oven error code means the door latch is not work. It could be caused by a blockage in the latch or issues with the wiring or switches on the upper latch, lower latch, or both. If the latch needs to be replaced, do not turn on or use your oven until the latch is replaced. There are many door latch oven error codes which provide specific information where the fault is located. They are:

  • F9:-1 – Upper latch lock
  • F9:-2 – Latch unlock upper
  • F9:-3 – Latch lock both upper
  • F9:-4 – Latch lock lower
  • F9:-5 – Latch unlock lower
  • F9:-6 – Latch unlock, both lower

Other Maytag oven error codes include:

Error Code Problem Solution
F1-1 Temperature Error Code Double Range Upper This code is commonly seen in double oven ranges and means the temperature is rising and getting too hot in your double oven range. Check the temperature sensor and replace is faulty.
F1-2 Temperature Error Code Double Range Lower This oven error code means the temperature on the lower range of your double range is getting too hot for the electric range control. Repair or replace the temperature sensor.
F1-3 Open Oven Temperature Sensor Error Code If the open oven temperature sensor is not working you will have to replace it.
F1-4 Oven Overheating Error Code If you see this Maytag oven error code, it means the oven is overheating. Turn your appliance off and check the temperature sensor. If the sensor is damaged, do not use your appliance until it has been replaced.
F1-5 Keypad Cancel Issue Error Code Upper If your keypad is not working on the upper range of a double range oven, your Maytag stove troubleshooting can be resolved by resetting the keypad. If that does not work, you will have to replace it.
F1-6 Keypad Cancel Issue Error Code Lower This oven error code has the same meaning as Error Code F1-5 but it means the keypad is not working on the lower range. Reset or replace the keypad.
F1-7 Keypad Disconnection Error Code If the keypad is disconnected, check the wiring connecting the keypad with the electronic control range.
F1-8 Keypad Shorting Error Code If your Maytag oven error code indicates your keypad is shoring, you will have to replace the keypad.

Maytag error codes display when there is an issue with your oven. When troubleshooting your error codes, always consult with your owner’s manual first to see if you can resolve the issue. Some oven error codes can be solved quickly while others require an inspection by a professional technician. If your Maytag range is displaying an error code, contact us at Ifix Appliance Repair. Our expert technicians are ready to provide professional tips or same day, on-site service. Contact us today for all your Maytag oven error code repairs.