If you have an error code on a Maytag oven, you may be on the hunt to find out what the code means. Maytag oven error codes are plentiful but they do provide valuable information.

We’ve compiled a list of common error codes, what they mean, and what to do to resolve the problem when they are displayed. When you need a licensed technician for Maytag repair, Just-in Time Appliance Repair is here to help.

Resolution for Maytag Oven Error Codes

The Maytag oven error codes are specific to the model oven you have. We’ll show you common codes that correspond with different models to narrow down your search.

Gemini Range

F1:-1 through F1:-4 are “runaway” codes alerting you that the upper and lower oven (respectively) is exceeding the cook or clean temperature you have set. The codes following are also indicating a problem with the temperature sensor.

Error Code & Meaning

F1:-1- Upper Runaway Cook
F1:-2 – Lower Runaway Cook
F1:-3 – Upper Runaway Clean
F1:-4 – Lower Runaway Clean
F1:-L – Oven temperature sensor, Track, Control
F3:-1 – Oven temperature sensor, Upper oven
F3:-2 – Oven temperature sensor, Lower oven
Resolution – Check temperature sensor and replace if necessary


F1:-5 through F1:-8 are keypad codes.

Error Code & Meaning

F1:-5 – Keypad cancel upper
F1:-6 – Keypad cancel lower
Resolution – Check keypad, replace if necessary

F1:-7 – Keypad disconnected
Resolution – Check wiring between keypad and electric range control (ERC)

F1:-8 – Keypad shorted
Resolution – Check if moisture is getting into clock assembly – replace keypad if necessary


The following are Maytag oven error codes for the latch switch and door switch assemblies on the upper and lower ovens. The door latch is the “arm” that locks the oven door closed. The door switch activates the door lock motor to prevent the oven door from being opened during the cleaning cycle.

Error Code & Meaning

F1:-A – Upper latch switch
F1:-A – Lower latch switch
Resolution – Check door latch switches, replace if necessary

F1:-C – Upper door switch
F1:-D – Lower door switch
Resolution – Check door switch, replace if necessary

F9:-1 – Latch lock upper
F9:-2 – Latch, unlock upper
F9:-3 – Latch both upper
F9:-4 – Latch, lock lower
F9:-5 – Latch unlock lower
F9:-6 – Latch, both lower
Resolution – Check for an obstruction in the door lock mechanism


ERC (Electronic Range Control) codes require immediate repair.

Error Code & Meaning

F1:-E – EEPROM, Control
F1:-H – EEPROM, Read, Control
Resolution – Repair Electronic Range Control (ERC)


Other Maytag Ranges

As with other Maytag oven error codes, the following codes indicate problems with the touchpads, ERC, or temperature sensor.

Error Code & Meaning

F0 – Function key stuck
F1 – Defective touch pad or membrane
F7 – Replace touch pad or repair ERC
Resolution – Replace touch pad or repair ERC

F5 – Hardware and watchdog circuits disagree
F8 – Analog/Digital supervisory
Resolution – Repair ERC

If you are not comfortable fixing these problems on your own, be sure to contact a qualified Maytag repair specialist near you.