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Self cleaning oven

Door lock keeps clicking won't lock and so won't clean

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  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    Same problem with my Amana ACS3350. Looks like the door latch (housed in the front panel) isn't springing closed. I also get an error code when I try to run the self-clean cycle. It flashes 'door' in the display, then 'ERR F9' in the display, and beeps until I shut the power off. Any suggestions for repairing the latch?

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Could be a malfunction in the lock mechanism, But if this is a newer oven or first time cleaning, the oven door seal may be holding the door out just far enough to keep the lock mechanism from engaging.
Try pushing in a bit on the top of the door to compress the seal a bit and then try setting it to lock while holding pressure on the top of the door. If this works remember you may need to press in on it again to get it to unlock after it cools.

Also check that the lock lever actually springs out to grab the door and that the hole in the door is aligned properly to receive the lock lever. I would think that you could test this with the oven door open.


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2. (F90, 91, 92, 93 & 94) Replace the Motor Door Latch assembly if necessary.

3. (F90, 91, 92, 93 & 94) Check for binding of the Latch Cam, Lock Motor Rod & Lock Motor Cam.

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then cancel the self clean.

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