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Doors locked after self-cleaning

The Doors Locked light is on, and the oven door will not open even though it is many hours later and the self-cleaning cycle is done. Hate to call Sears. Any suggestions on how to get the oven door open?

We have a Whirlpool electric oven with Microwave above it.

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Hi,

- Swithc off the oven
- Unplug the switch wire
- Switch it back
- Then try to open again its door.

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Have you tried unplugging the unit for 30 minutes from power chord and plugging back the power chord to unit .
This will reset the unit .

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

  • SAM ANDERSON Nov 17, 2008

    Your latch may be defective.

    Turn off the circuit breaker and open the panel to see whether the connections are proper .
    You can find any short circuit or any loose connection present there .
    Just provide the connection properly having a look at the service manual .

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Here are a couple of things to try:
  1. Unplug the unit or shut off the circuit breaker for 5 minutes. Plug the unit back in or turn on the circuit breaker. Set the clock and gently try moving the door lock lever (is so equipped) or opening the door.
  2. Set the self-clean cycle again and only allow it to work for 15 minutes. Cancel the self-clean cycle and allow the oven to cool. Gently try moving the door lock lever (is so equipped) or opening the door.
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Hello.

Please apply the solution this way!

To close an oven door when it's in the locked position and the door is open, press and hold the oven door light switch while following these simple steps:
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  • Wait 20 seconds.
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To close an oven door when it's in the locked position andthe door is open, press and hold the oven door light switch while followingthese simple steps:
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  • Wait 20 seconds.
  • Cancel self-clean.
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To self-clean your wall oven, follow these simple steps:
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Note: For safety reasons, the oven door will remain locked until the oven coolsdown. When it is sufficiently cool, the door will automatically unlock Thanks for using fixya.

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