If your Whirlpool oven is not cooking at the set temperature, it should be calibrated. In this article, we will show you how to calibrate a Whirlpool oven.
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How To Calibrate A Whirlpool Oven
Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to calibrate your Whirlpool oven…
Step 1: Place a thermometer in the oven on the center rack and shut the door.
Step 2: Turn the oven on.
Step 3: Set the oven to bake at 350 degrees F.
Step 4: Press the “Start” button.
Step 5: Leave the oven to heat for 20 minutes.
Step 6: After 20 minutes, take out the thermometer and look at the reading. If the oven is off by more than 10 degrees, you should calibrate it.
Step 7: Tap the “Settings” button.
Step 8: Tap “More Modes”.
Step 9: Select “Temperature Calibration”.
Step 10: Tap “Next”. If the oven’s temperature was lower than the set temperature, increase it accordingly. If the temperature was higher, decrease the temperature.
Step 11: “Tap” Save.
Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to calibrate a Whirlpool oven.
If your oven is off by more than 30 degrees, the temperature sensor is faulty. Follow the steps below to replace the temperature sensor in your Whirlpool double wall oven…
Step 1: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker off to avoid the risk of electrocution.
Step 2: Open the oven door.
Step 3: Take out the racks from the oven and set them aside.
Step 4: Flip the locks on the door hinges towards yourself.
Step 5: Close the door till it can’t go any further.
Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door and lift it off.
Step 7: Set the door on a cloth lined surface.
Step 8: Using a quarter inch nut driver, take out the two screws on the oven’s upper back wall which hold the broil element in place.
Step 9: Take out the screws at the top of the oven which holds the broil element in place as well.
Step 10: Lower the element and take out the screw which holds the sensor to the oven.
Step 11: Pull the sensor out and disconnect the wire. Make sure the wire doesn’t fall through the oven’s rear.
Step 12: Get a new temperature sensor and take it to the oven.
Step 13: Connect the wire plug to the temperature sensor.
Step 14: Secure the sensor to the oven using the screw.
Step 15: Reposition the broil element.
Step 16: Return the screws at the top and back of the oven which hold the broil element in place.
Step 17: Slide the racks back into the oven and lift the door.
Step 18: Position the door hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.
Step 19: Open the door fully and flip the locks back.
Step 20: Shut the door and switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the temperature sensor in a Whirlpool double wall oven.
Read this article: Whirlpool Oven Temperature [Problems & Proven Solutions] to learn how to replace the temperature sensor in your Whirlpool range oven.
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How To Calibrate A Whirlpool Oven FAQ
Can You Calibrate A Whirlpool Oven?
Yes, you can. Read the “How To Calibrate A Whirlpool Oven” section above to learn how to do this.