Tappan Oven Error Codes [Proven Solutions]

If you are looking at a Tappan oven error code but you have no idea the cause, you are in the right place. In this article, we will look at Tappan oven error codes, what they mean, and how to fix them.

Tappan Oven Error Code F1 — How To Fix

If you see the Tappan oven error code F1, the electronic control board (or clock control) is faulty and should be replaced. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the clock control in your Tappan oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Go to the rear and disconnect the power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 4: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s upper access panel in place using the screwdriver.

Step 5: Set the panel aside.

Step 6: Disconnect the wires connected to the control board. Make sure to note where each wire goes first. You can do this by taking a picture.

Step 7: Using the same screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the control board to the oven.

Step 8: Get a new control board for your Tappan oven.

Step 9: Peel the touchpad off the old control board.

Step 10: Stick the new touchpad onto the new control board.

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Step 11: Position the control board on the oven.

Step 12: Secure the control board using the screws.

Step 13: Reconnect the wires to the control board making sure that each one goes to the right place.

Step 14: Reposition the oven’s upper rear panel.

Step 15: Secure the panel with the screws.

Step 16: Reconnect the oven’s power cord.

Also follow the steps above to replace the control board if you see the Tappan oven error code F0, the Tappan oven error code F5, the Tappan oven error code F6 or the Tappan oven error code F11.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Tappan oven control board.

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Tappan Oven Error Code F2 — How To Fix

This error code appears as the cause of a faulty temperature sensor. Below, we show you how to replace this component step by step…

Step 1: Disconnect the power to the oven by switching the circuit breaker of or unplugging the cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Remove the oven’s lower rear access panel by taking out the Philips head screws which hold it in place.

Step 3: Set the panel aside and disconnect the wire from the sensor. The temperature sensor is on the right.

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Step 4: Take out the screws which secure the sensor and pull it out.

Step 5: Get a new sensor and push it into the oven.

Step 6: Hold the sensor to the oven with the Philips head screws.

Step 7: Reconnect the wire plug to the oven.

Step 8: Return the oven’s back panel and secure with the screws.

Step 9: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on or plug the power cord back in.

The video below will show you how to replace the sensor in your Tappan oven.

Also follow the steps above to replace your sensor if you see the Tappan oven error code F3, the Tappan oven error code F4, the Tappan oven error code F10, or the Tappan oven error code F31. If you still see the F31 error code after replacing the sensor, read the section above to replace the control board assembly.

Tappan Oven Error Code F8 — How To Fix

This error code could mean that the door lock motor assembly is faulty or the door switch is faulty. To determine which one is faulty, you will need to test them with a multimeter. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to test and replace the door switch in your Tappan oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Go to the oven’s rear and unplug the power cord from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution. You could also switch the circuit breaker off.

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Step 3: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 4: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s lower rear access panel in place.

Step 5: Lift the access panel off and set it aside.

Step 6: The door switch is located on the door lock motor assembly. Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the door switch.

Step 7: Take out the two screws which hold the door switch to the lock motor assembly.

Step 8: Test the door switch using a multimeter. If the switch doesn’t have continuity, it should be replaced.

Step 9: Get a new door switch.

Step 10: Position the door switch on the lock motor assembly.

Step 11: Hold the door switch in place using the two Philips head screws.

Step 12: Connect the wires to the terminals of the new door light switch.

Step 13: Reposition the oven’s lower rear access panel.

Step 14: Hold the access panel in place using the Philips head screws.

Step 15: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet or switch the circuit breaker back on.

Step 16: Push the oven back to the wall.

If you still see the F8 error code after replacing the door switch, the door lock motor assembly is faulty and should be replaced. Read this article: Tappan Oven Door [Issues & Proven Solutions] to replace the lock motor assembly in your Tappan oven. Also read the article in the link to replace your Tappan oven lock motor assembly if your Tappan oven shows the F9 error code.

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