What would cause an oven to not heat up?
Cause: If the temperature sensor inside the oven is not working as intended, it can cause the oven to not heat to the correct temperature. This can be caused by a faulty temperature sensor or a temperature sensor that is touching the wall of the oven.
What does f5 mean on a Whirlpool oven?
The F5 on most Whirlpool ranges will indicate that you have a problem with the oven door latch assembly or the oven door switch. Since you are seeing this error code when you are trying to set the self cleaning mode, this is likely the problem with your range. You could have a problem with the door switch.
How do you test a Whirlpool oven temperature sensor?
How do you check a temperature sensor?
If you have a new sensor on hand and want to check it, you can do this easy test. Connect the black lead of the meter to the body of the cold sensor and the red to the terminal. You should have a reading of approximat ohms. Check the warm sensor in your engine.