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Oven door will not unlock after self cleaning

Oven door locked

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  • trsax Oct 01, 2008

    All of a sudden "oven door locked" is flashing on the display, and the oven doesn't program. I can still open the oven door though.

  • openoven Dec 03, 2008

    i realized after i set cleaning that i had something with plastic inside can not open oven door

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I have a GE profile Spectra Gas oven and went to clean it yesterday and the door will not unlock. What can I do? Please advise . Thank you, Zeedancer

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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I had the same problem, and after about a month of troubleshooting, I finally found the problem. There is an overtemperature switch built into the electrical panel of the oven. Resetting this switch solved my problem.

To reset it:
TURN OFF THE POWER!
Open the door (if it is locked, turn the power back on and gently pull on the door every few seconds as the locking mechanism cycles until it is unlocked)

remove the 3 screws below the control panel (screws point upwards, with the head just inside the oven)
pull off the face of the control panel. Let it dangle by the wires so that you have access to the space behind it.

Within the electrical enclosure exposed by removing the control panel, Look for a small silver and black device with 2 wires attached to the back. The device is about .5" wide by 1" long and is attached with 2 screws to the sheet metal on the bottom of the electrical enclosure. Mine was located nearly in the middle of the electrical enclosure.

Push the tiny button on top of the switch. You should fee a click.

Reassemble and power up.

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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