Sabbath Mode, first introduced by whirlpool, is a feature that allows the appliances to be used on the traditional day of rest, a religious observance for the Orthodox Jews. The motive of this mode is to prevent the operator to use a feature on the oven accidentally. As a result, it cannot be turned off by tapping any single key.
To turn off the Sabbath Mode, you need to press OFF/CANCEL on the keypad, then press 7, 8, 9, and 6 on the keypad in a certain order and then press OFF/CANCEL again. To know in detail about the process, you need to dig deeper.
What Is Sabbath Mode on Whirlpool Oven
Sabbath Mode on Whirlpool ovens is a function that allows the oven to stay on longer than 12 hours by disabling its automatic shut-off function. It allows you to cook food, or keep it warm for a longer period.
Before using Sabbath Mode, certain features need to be turned on or off, such as – the oven light and warming drawer. Because, while in this mode, you cannot change any oven settings other than the bake settings.
How to Turn off Sabbath Mode on Whirlpool Oven
The process of turning off the Sabbath Mode in Whirlpool single and double ovens is almost identical. Here is a step-by-step guide so that you can understand it better.
Step 1: Open the Door of Your Oven
In the case of Whirlpool single ovens, you need to open the oven door first. But, if you have a Whirlpool double oven, open the door of the upper oven.
Step 2: Press “OFF/CANCEL”
You will see the “OFF” or “CANCEL” active on the keypad when the Sabbath Mode is on. In single ovens, press “OFF” or “CANCEL” on the keypad. You will not hear any tone or beep when you do so. Also, the display will not show any messages or any temperature change.
If your Whirlpool oven is a double-oven variant, you will notice the “OFF” or “CANCEL” in the keypads of both ovens. Press it in the upper oven in this case. Like the single-oven variant, neither any beep and tone will sound nor the display will show any messages or temperature changes.
Step 3: Press 7, 8, 9, 6 on the Number Pads
The number of pads remains active when the oven is on sabbath mode. For Whirlpool single ovens, press 7, 8, 9, and 6, in the number pads in this order. For the double-oven variants, Press the numbers in the upper oven’s keypads, maintaining the order.
Step 4: Press “OFF/CANCEL”
After you press the number pads 7, 8, 9, and 6, in this order, press the “OFF” or “CANCEL” again in single-oven variants. The display will show “SAb OFF” and the Sabbath Mode should be disabled. Press the “OFF” or “CANCEL” once more to clear the display.
In the double-oven variants, press the “OFF” or “CANCEL” on the upper oven keypad. The display will show “SAb OFF”. Press “OFF” or “CANCEL” once again to clear the display of the respective oven.
Step 5: Close the Oven Door
Close the oven door of the Whirlpool single oven after turning off the Sabbath Mode.
If your oven is a double-oven variant, close the door of the upper one. Then check the bottom oven. If Sabbath Mode is enabled for it too, repeat the steps to turn off the mode for it.
How Do You Turn on Whirlpool Sabbath Mode
To turn on Sabbath Mode on a Whirlpool single oven –
- First, open the oven door.
- Then press “OFF” or “CANCEL” on the keypads.
- After that, press the numbers on the keypads in 7, 8, 9, 6, in this order.
- Then press “START”.
- The display will show “Sab ON”. To clear the display, press “OFF” or “CANCEL” again.
- Close the oven door.
To turn on Sabbath Mode on a Whirlpool double oven –
- First, open the door of the upper oven.
- Then press “OFF” or “CANCEL” on the upper oven keypads.
- After that, press the numbers on the keypads in 7, 8, 9, and 6, in this order.
- Then press “START”.
- The upper oven display will show “Sab ON”. To clear the display, press “OFF” or “CANCEL” again.
- Close the door of the upper oven.
- If you want to turn on Sabbath mode for the bottom oven too, repeat the process.
How Do I Reset My Whirlpool Oven
If you want to reset your Whirlpool oven after an error code is shown, press the “OFF” or “CANCEL” button. If this doesn’t solve your problem, you need to reset the power to the product.
To reset the power to the product:
- Turn off the circuit breaker of the oven and keep the power down for 1 minute.
- Then turn on the circuit breaker.
- Start a cook cycle.
- Observe the oven for 1 minute to ensure it doesn’t show the error code again.
- Lastly, verify the oven operation.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What temperature is Sabbath Mode?
Answer: By default, the temperature in the Sabbath Mode is set to 350°F (177°C). You can change the temperature and set it between 170°F and 500°F (77°C and 260°C) while turning it on.
2. Why does my oven have a SABBATH setting?
Answer: Sabbath Mode is a feature that allows the usage of ovens during certain religious observances. The purpose of this mode is not to let someone use any features such as a digital display or temperature readout accidentally.
If your Whirlpool oven is stuck at 350°F, it may be because the Sabbath Mode is turned on. Sometimes the process of turning it off varies according to the model of the oven. If you face difficulties while doing so, read the manual of your respective oven or contact the manufacturer.