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Blinking auto self clean light

When I turn the oven on, instead of the oven light coming on, the auto self clean light starts blinking. This light usually only comes on when you turn the know counter clockwise to initiate the self clean mode. I'm not sure what has happened.

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  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2009

    after self cleaning the oven went to turn on oven to cook and instead of oven coming on the cleaning light was blinking and nothing was working??

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There is probably a switch attached to the oven locking mechanism that need to be replaced. I had a similar problem on my GE electric oven and it worked for me.

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How can I get self clean to start?


To Self-Clean Using AUTO-CLEAN

1. Press AUTO CLEAN.
2. Press the HOUR and MIN "up" or "down" arrow pads to set the desired self-clean cycle time.
3. Press START. The oven door will automatically lock. "CLn," "LOCKED," "ON," "CLEAN," the Cooktop Lockout icon, and the time remaining will be displayed.
4. When the self-clean cycle is complete "END" will be displayed, and "PUSH"/"OFF" will blink alternately.
5. Press OFF/CANCEL. "LOCKED," "END," and the Cooktop Lockout icon will disappear from the display. "PUSH"/"OFF" will stop blinking, and clock will show the time of day.
6. Once the oven is completely cooled, remove ash with a damp cloth.

I hope this helps and thank you for a model number that made this possible for me to assist you. Good Luck

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Of course - Empty the oven and clear off around it.

The AUTO-CLEAN cycle time is adjustable, from 2 hours
30 minutes and 4 hours 30 minutes in 15-minute increments.
Suggested clean times are 2 hours 30 minutes for light soil and
4 hours 30 minutes for heavy soil. The last 30 minutes of the
cycle is for cool down.
To Self-Clean Using AUTO-CLEAN
1. Press AUTO-CLEAN.
2. Press the TEMP/HOUR “up” or “down” arrow pad to set the
desired self-clean cycle time.
3. Press START.
The oven door will automatically lock. The “DOOR LOCKED”
and “CLEAN” indicator lights will be displayed. The time
remaining will also be displayed.
4. When the self-clean cycle is complete and the oven cools,
the “DOOR LOCKED” and “CLEAN” indicator lights will turn
off.
5. Once the oven is completely cooled, remove ash with a damp
cloth.
To Delay Start Self-Clean Using AUTO-CLEAN
1. Press AUTO-CLEAN.
2. Press the TEMP/HOUR “up” and “down” arrow pads to set
the desired self-clean cycle time.
3. Press START TIME.
4. Press the TEMP/HOUR “up” and “down” arrow pads to set
the desired start time.
5. Press START.
The oven door will automatically lock. “DOOR LOCKED” and
“CLEAN” indicator lights will be displayed.
6. When the self-clean cycle is complete and the oven cools,
the “DOOR LOCKED” and “CLEAN” indicator lights will turn
off.
7. Once the oven is completely cooled, remove ash with a damp
cloth.



Owner, Warranty, Installation and Parts manuals are here:
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search_results.jsp?searchTerm=sf362lxst&siteCd=WHRCOM

Sometimes search links don't work when copied.
Here is the direct link to the Use and Care Guide:
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Use%20and%20Care%20Guide%20-%20W10110369.pdf

Page 16 has the above instructions.

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You were right. The locking mechanism switch somehow became jammed and the oven thought the door was locked, even though I could open the door. I didn't know if I was supposed to take the top off and moving the lever back and forth did not help. Finally I turned the oven on and just kind of jiggled the latch in the unlocked position. I kind of moved it back and forth furiously and the cleaning light stopped blinking and the oven light came on. I'm glad it is working now, but I will be manually cleaning my oven from now on! Thanks for your help.

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