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Display reads U60 Cooling Fan - oven won't heat

The display reads "U60 Cooling Fan" and the oven won't heat up. I can scroll through all the menus, but it won't DO anything. I can't find anything to tell me what that code means. The oven is only six months old -- please help! Thanks. Our new Dacor double oven arrived defective and had to be serviced to remove an error code right off the bat. After that, the coolling fan started to turn on when baking and made lots of noise - uncomfortable to even be in the vicinity of the oven (it was that loud). The serviceman says it is normal - Dacor is making the fan to keep the oven face cool. But - if that's the case - no way I want this product! Anyone have the same thing?

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  • Ali Bani Feb 10, 2009

    I have the same problem that the "U60 Colling Fan" message comes up and after that the oven is totally inoperative.

    I called Dacor a long time ago, while our unit was still under waranty.

    Dacor technician taught me a sequence of key-pads that clears the error.

    We have been using that trick ever since.

    Perhaps we should have schedules a service, but we didn't!!

  • bgoldman Apr 10, 2009

    Ali Bani, can you give us the key pad sequence that clears the problem? We had a power outage while the oven was on, and when power came back the U60 meaasge came up. I feel sure that the fan is OK, but we just need to reset the unit.

  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2009

    I have the same U60 cooling fan message
    oven does not work 

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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    noisy cooling fan

  • Dakota Montana Apr 24, 2017

    This worked like a charm. Can't thank you enough..... months without usage and tons to cook over the last 6 months with only lower oven working. Thanks again

  • Karen Millikan Aug 17, 2019

    I got to the "Cooling fan" part of this but there is no way for me to "Select" #1..I can see it, but if I push 1 on the keypad...nothing happens, if I push #1...nothing happens, there is no way I can find to "Select" Cooling fan option...can someone tell me how...I SEE it, I just cannot select it and there is no Clear all that I can find.



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I got Dacor to give me the number sequence -- - push "cancel" and "#" at same time - when screen asks for "service ID" enter "S1234" (get "S" by pushing "7" 5 times) - screen will list "U60 Cooling Fan" as number 1, so select "1" - select "clear all", this should clear the error - hit "cancel" to get out of that screen
Hope this works for you! Best suggestion I have is DON'T BUY DACOR!! We also own their 30" dishwasher, which has been a nightmare experience as well.

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    Edward Owens May 17, 2012

    This also works for other error messages. I cleared a L60 message also. this is a very good solution so please don't overlook it. Thanks JKJB

  • Kevin Donovan Sep 10, 2012

    Dead on ! Thnx

  • Karen Millikan Aug 17, 2019

    There is NO WAY to push or select the #1 cooling fan option once you get there?

  • Karen Millikan Aug 17, 2019

    You say "so select "1"....but HOW?


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First, try to clear the code. To do this you must push and hold # and 'cancel' at the same time until the screen asks for an ID code. Then type in (using the key pad) S1234 (you get S by pressing 7 five times) Then simply press 'clear all' and the code should disappear.

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  • 530gonzo Dec 19, 2010

    If that doesnt work then pull the oven from the wall by removing the door and unscrewing the stainless steel trim. Pull the oven straight out and attatch the pull handles to pull it completely out. Next, place the oven on a secure stand (such as a milk crate). Then turn off the breaker to all electricity in your kitchen and confirm the power is off. Then, using a 'Torx' brand bit, take off the sheetmetal cover on top of the oven. Download a service manual to your oven and check power to the fan as described in the manual. You can find service manuals on the web (do not use owners manuals) Next, check power at the Hall effect sensor as described in the manual. You just need a volt-ohm meter to do these tests. The manual describes it well. If these tests confirm the fan is not defective, you need a relay board. Dacor part #101559. I got one for $165 last week from Dacor. 99% of the time this is the problem and the boards are even back-ordered. Dont be critical of Dacor, the ovens work well. My advice is just to buy the extended warranty when you get one. Like any high performance machine, they run well if cared for by experts.

  • 530gonzo Dec 19, 2010 Wall Ovens.pdf Heres a copy of the service manual.

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    Arch Hughes Oct 30, 2015

    I have a Dacor model MOV227S double oven. My serial number starts with "V-D-...". I called Dacor about this issue as I was having trouble finding the correct part number to order. The Dacor rep told me that for serial numbers with the "D" in that 2nd place (or later) the U60 error means that the cooling fan is bad, and that the relay board does not need to be replaced. He directed me to where I found my fan's part number 700508, and I ordered it. Glad I made the call. Dacor's number is 800-793-0093. They are in California.

    With the service menu exposed, at least on my oven, I was able to run manual tests and hear that the upper cooling fan was not running, while I could hear the relays clicking. Similar menu for the lower oven, same test, clicking relays and that fan runs. So I am hopeful that the Dacor rep is correct.

    I just hate pulling out the oven. It's heavy. I have to take off the back panel to get to and replace either of the cooling fans.



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