Whirlpool oven light not working

Whirlpool oven light not working. When you have a Whirlpool oven, you can know for certain that you have an appliance that has lots of useful functions.

But not all ovens are perfect, and even the most useful appliance can run into issues down the line. If your Whirlpool oven is not lighting, there could be several different causes.

The best course of action would first be to troubleshoot this issue on your own, but if the baked good in question is just too tempting to about-face away from, then you should probably call a professional instead.

Whirlpool oven light not working

whirlpool oven light not working

If the oven light is not working, but the power socket is, the cords coming into your oven might be disconnected.

Check to make sure all of the plugs are secured in their sockets and that none have been accidentally pulled out.

Here we will discuss some common issues and solutions for the Whirlpool oven light not working.

 Defective Transformer

It is worth pointing out that in most cases, a product that seems to have a defective light bulb when it really has a defective transformer will try to evaluate the components connected with it first, before looking for the cause of this problem in another device.

Thus, if you want to check if your light bulb is working properly, you should take apart the socket and check if there are any problems with its wires or its contacts.

If no additional error appears and yet your light bulb turns off, then your current might be faulty (otherwise there may be a problem with your plugs).

Check Light Switch

To ensure the light switch performs its function properly, use a multimeter to check for continuity. If there is no continuity in the light switch, it’s an indication that it’s defective and should be replaced.

Faulty Light Socket

If your oven’s light won’t turn on but your stovetop burners work and the light switches on, this means there is a defect in your oven’s light socket.

Find a replacement at a hardware store and replace it. You may need to disassemble the oven or check that the fuse isn’t blown.

Light Assembly issue

If the oven light is out, it will most likely be necessary to replace the whole assembly.

These assemblies are not sold individually; rather, they must be taken from a working range or purchased as a complete replacement.

Light Bulb burned out

To figure out if the current bulb is good, first use a multimeter to check for continuity. Then try swapping it with a known-working bulb.

 Damage Touchpad and Control Panel

All of your oven’s components, including the light, receive power from the touchpad and control panel assembly.

You may find that the touchpad and control panel assembly is defective and isn’t signaling your oven control board to turn on the oven light.

This may be due to: either) a) a problem with the light bulb or socket, or b) a problem with your touchpad and control panel assembly.

Simply test each component by itself before plugging it back into your appliance to find out which of these possibilities apply.


How do I turn on my Whirlpool oven light?

In order to activate the oven for use, press the “CLOCK” and/or “START” button.

While the oven door is closed, you may choose to trigger the light either by pressing and holding until it comes on or you may do so manually with a switch located on the top left-hand corner of the range console.

While the oven light is turned “On,” it will turn itself off automatically after 15 minutes upon opening the oven.

Can you manually light a Whirlpool oven?

Lighters can effectively light burners that have an electronic ignition. To light, the burner turns the temperature control to the “LITE” setting and holds a lighter near it.

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