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Oven door lock is stuck I have a GE oven and after using the 3 hour cleaning option the door will not unlock

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  • DOUGROY Sep 03, 2008

    Thanks, for the help I have done the above stuff you spoke of but it did not work I finally undid the lock mecanisiom to get the door open but when I hit the bake button it says door

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ngfam1 at your service.
Try turning the power off at the fuse or circuit box and then with it off open the door!
If no then turn the power on again and try to open the door!

There may be a section in the user guide too!
I am not there to give hands on diagnoses.


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