Error codes are known and dreaded by many because of the problems associated with them. In this article, we will look at Indesit oven error codes and show you how to fix them.
Indesit Oven Error Code F01 — How To Fix
This Indesit oven error code usually appears because of a faulty temperature sensor. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the temperature sensor in your Indesit oven…
Step 1: Disconnect the power to the oven by unplugging the power cord from the outlet. You could also switch the circuit breaker off.
Step 2: If your oven uses gas, shut off the gas supply as well.
Step 3: Open the door of your Indesit oven.
Step 4: Get a Philips head screwdriver.
Step 5: Use the Philips head screwdriver to take out the four screws on the sides of the oven’s front frame which. Only do this if you oven is installed to the cabinet.
Step 6: Once you have taken out the screws, lift the oven out of the cabinet
Step 7: Place the oven on a sturdy surface.
Step 8: Go to the oven’s rear with the Philips head screwdriver.
Step 9: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s top panel in place.
Step 10: Lift the top panel off.
Step 11: Also take out the screws which hold the oven’s rear access panel in place as well.
Step 12: Lift the access panel off and set it aside.
Step 13: Disconnect the wire plug from the temperature probe. The probe will be on the left or right side of the oven’s rear.
Step 14: Get a multimeter.
Step 15: Using the multimeter, test the temperature probe. If the multimeter doesn’t show a reading or the reading is far off from 1100 ohms, the probe should be replaced.
Step 16: Take out the screw or screws which hold the probe to the oven. Depending on your oven’s model, the screws will be right there on the rear or in the oven.
Step 17: Pull out the temperature probe and get a new one.
Step 18: Slide the new probe into the oven.
Step 19: Hold the probe in place with the screw or screws.
Step 20: Connect the wire plug to the temperature plug.
Step 21: Reposition the oven’s rear access panel and hold it in place using the Philip head screws.
Step 22: Return the top panel as well and secure it with the screws.
Step 23: Lift the oven back into the cabinet.
Step 24: Secure the sides of the oven to the cabinet using the four screws.
Step 25: Shut the oven door.
Step 26: Reconnect the power to the oven by switching the circuit breaker on or plugging the power cord back in.
Step 27: Also turn on the gas supply if you shut it off.
If you still see the Indesit oven error code F01 after replacing the temperature probe (or temperature sensor), the control board is faulty. Read this article: Indesit Oven Is Not Working [Proven Solutions] to learn how to replace the control board in your Indesit oven.
Indesit Oven Error Code F06 — How To Fix
The Indesit oven error code F06 appears when the oven overheats. This could be because of the temperature probe or thermostat. The same also applies for the Indesit oven error code F24. Read the section directly above to replace the temperature probe in an Indesit oven. However, if your Indesit oven doesn’t use a temperature sensor, you should replace the thermostat. Follow the steps listed below to do this…
Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear.
Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet for safety.
Step 3: If your oven uses gas, shut it off as well.
Step 4: Get a Philips head screwdriver.
Step 5: Open the door of your Indesit cooker.
Step 6: Pull off the temperature control knob on the oven’s front panel.
Step 7: When you pull off the knob, you will see two screws. Take out these two screws which hold the thermostat in place using the Philips head screwdriver.
Step 8: Take out the screws underneath the oven’s front panel which hold it to the oven. Depending on your oven’s model, there will be two or three screws.
Step 9: Lift the front panel off and lower it down.
Step 10: Take out the screws underneath the stove top which hold it in place. There is one screw on each corner.
Step 11: Also take out the two screws on the stove top’s rear which hold it in place. Depending on your oven’s model, you will need a Torx head screwdriver to the rear screws.
Step 12: Lift the stove top and disconnect the wire plugs from it.
Step 13: Set the stove top aside on a sturdy cloth lined surface.
Step 14: Pull out the racks in the oven and set them aside.
Step 15: The thermostat’s sensing rod is located on the oven interior’s back wall. Lift the rod off the two mounting clips.
Step 16: Go to the oven’s rear.
Step 17: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s back panel in place.
Step 18: Lift the back panel off.
Step 19: Pull out the rod through the hole in the oven.
Step 20: Unhook the thermostat’s wire from any retainers.
Step 21: Note where each wire goes on the thermostat by taking a picture.
Step 22: Disconnect the wires from the thermostat using a pair of needle nose pliers.
Step 23: Get a new thermostat for your Indesit cooker.
Step 24: Connect the wires to the new thermostat making sure that each one goes to the right place.
Step 25: Pass the thermostat’s rod through the hole in the oven’s rear. Make sure to hook the wire in all the retainers.
Step 26: Reposition the oven’s rear access panel and hold it in place with the Philips head screws.
Step 27: Position the rod on the clips in the oven’s interior.
Step 28: Slide the racks back into the oven.
Step 29: Take the stove top back to the oven.
Step 30: Connect the wire harnesses back to the stove top.
Step 31: Return the screws at the front and back of the stove top which hold it in place.
Step 32: Position the thermostat on the oven’s front panel.
Step 33: Hold the thermostat in place with the two screws.
Step 34: Reposition the front panel and hold it in place with the screws.
Step 35: Push the temperature control knob back into place.
Step 36: Shut the oven door.
Step 37: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.
Step 38: Also turn on the gas supply if you turned it off earlier on.
Indesit Oven Error Code F12 — How To Fix
If you see this Indesit oven error code, switch the oven’s circuit breaker off. Leave the circuit breaker off for about 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, switch the breaker back on. If you still see the Indesit oven error code F12 after doing this, the control board is faulty. Read the “Indesit Oven Is Not Working” article in the “Indesit Oven Error Code F01” section above to replace the control board in your Indesit oven,
Indesit Oven Error Code F53 — How To Fix
If you see the Indesit oven error code F53, the first thing to do is reset the oven. Reset the oven by switching the circuit breaker off or unplugging the power cord for at least 5 minutes. If you don’t see the Indesit oven error code F53 when you turn the oven on, but the it won’t heat up, you should replace the heating element. Read this article: Indesit Oven Element [How To, Issues & Solutions] to replace the heating element. If that doesn’t fix the problem, you should contact a technician.