My husband hit the self cleaning button and the lock engaged so being the man he is he tried to fix it himself.Now the door is locked to and the light is still flashing.I held the cancel button for 10 seconds but that didn't help.Please advise me on what to email@example.com
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Re: Self cleaning lock
A) Grabbing the handle, push the door in (like you are trying to force the thing all the way to the garage through the wall).
b) While doing this, hold down the clear/off button until the "door lock" light starts to blink like you are choking off the electricity that keeps it lit.
c) (This is the tricky part) Repeat step 2 - I mean "b" - until you really have killed the light, and the appliance gives off an audible clicking sound, signifying that it has been rendered open-able again.
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Some of the self cleaning ranges require that the door be locked before the self-cleaning cycle will work. If your oven door has a manual locking lever then make sure it is completely latchedthen press the self-clean button. Also make sure the dooris completely closed because if there is not a manual latch then it will be a auto latching system. If not then there could be a problem with the button on the control panel for the self cleaning option.
Since the door is open and the lock is engaged, you will need to hold the "door closed" switch in located in the top left door opening. Push and hold the switch in, push the clean button, set the time at 3:00 hours, keep holding the switch in for 20 seconds, then push cancel button. The motorized locking mechanism should disengage. Then, you can release the switch. Hope this helps.
If the unit is a self-cleaner, you should remove everything from the oven (including the racks as the self-clean mode will remove necessary lubrication from the racks if left inside). If the range has a slide lock on top of the oven door, move it from left to right to lock the door, then press the self-clean button. If it does not have a slide lock, it should have a magnetic lock which will engage when the self-clean function is activated. The oven will reach approx. 800 degrees for about 3 hours. When it cools, you should see a white powdery substance in the oven. Wipe this up and you are done.
I had the same problem on my Kenmore Electric Range. Door would not unlock. Tried pressing "Off" for multiple seconds, but still would not unlock. No error codes. Clock was displaying normally. Finally decided to try running it thru the self cleaning operation to get it to cycle thru locking and unlocking the door. When I started self clean, the door automatically went thru the auto lock and "locked" appeared in the display. I then hit "Off" to clear it and stop the cleaning cycle. The door then unlocked as normal!
try to hold down the light switch on the door set it up for another cleaning hit start when oven clean door lock showes hit cancel if that doesnt work try unplugging it for three min fyi the doors can take up to an hour to un lock after cleaning its so it dont burn your face off from the intense heat after cleaning some take 2
I let the door stay open, hold the switch closed with my finger, activated self clean. Let it run for a minute then hit cancel, the stove heating element shut off and the locked door blinked for 5 seconds then finally stopped. Back to normal.
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