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Oven will not open after maxx self cleaning cycle

Frigidare electric smooth top slide-in oven, turned on maxx clean cycle, it ran for about 2 hours then gave me an ''F'' code and shut down. the clear/off button seems to have no effect. the clear/off button will cancel time set but seems to not have any other effect. the red ''locked'' indicator is lit. it has been this way since yesterday noon. it seems to have done a fair job of cleaning but of course I don't think it went thru the whole 4 hour cycle. I plan on turning off the power to the unit and waiting for a minute or two

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  • jleevine Dec 02, 2008

    please note, I turned power to oven off and waited one minute turned it back on and got an F30 ERR message, the door did not unlock.

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This error code can be of two reasons.
F----30--MEANS(Open probe connection.)
F----31--MEANS(Shorted Probe connection)

1. (F30 or F31) Check resistance at room temperature & compare to *RTD Sensor resistance chart. If resistance does not match the RTD chart replace RTD Sensor Probe. Check Sensor wiring harness between EOC & Sensor Probe connector.
2. (F30 or F31) Check resistance at room temperature, if less than 500 ohms, replace *RTD Sensor Probe. Check for shorted Sensor Probe harness between EOC & Probe connector.
if the error codes other then this occur then try this
1. (F10 only) Check *RTD Sensor Probe & replace if necessary. If oven is overheating, disconnect power. If oven continues to overheat when the power is reapplied, replace EOC. Severe overheating may require the entire oven to be replaced should damage be extensive. 
2. (F11, 12 & 13) Disconnect power, wait 30 seconds and reapply power.
3. (F11, 12 & 13) If fault returns upon power-up, replace EOC.
. (F90, 91, 92, 93 & 94) Check the wiring between EOC & Lock Motor Micro Switch.
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.
4. (F90, 91, 92, 93 & 94) Check to see if Lock Motor Coil is open. If open, replace Lock Motor Assembly.
5. (F90, 91, 92, 93 & 94) Lock Motor continuosly runs - if Micro Switch is open, replace Lock Motor Assembly.
6. (F92, 93 & 94) Check oven door Light Switch - if open, replace Switch.
7. If all situations above do not solve problem, replace EOC.


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Unplug the power cord for thirty minutes, this should reset the oven.

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

  • Ginko
    Ginko Dec 02, 2008

    Try first unplugging the power cord for a while.

    If this still does not work do the following:
    Press clean and then cancel. This will reset the appliance.


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    Ginko Dec 02, 2008

    Try first the two reset suggested, unplugging the power cord for a while, and if this does not work, pressing clean and then cancel.

    If the error does not clear , then during the self cleaning cycle, the high temperature has damaged the temperature sensor probe, and it must be replaced. See f10 error code.

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• To prevent damage to oven doors, do not attempt to open the doors when LOCK is displayed. 
• Avoid touching doors, windows or oven vent area during 
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Do not leave baking/pizza stone in the oven during self-clean. 

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cleaner such as Bon Ami* or detergent and water.  The self-cleaning process does not clean these areas.  They should be cleaned to prevent soil from baking on during the clean 
cycle.  (The gasket is the seal around the oven door and window.) 
4. To prevent damage, do not clean or rub the gasket around the oven door.  The gasket is designed to seal in heat during the clean cycle. 
5. Wipe up excess grease or spillovers from the oven bottom. This prevents excessive smoking, flare-ups or flaming during the clean cycle. 
6. Wipe up sugary and acidic spillovers such as sweet potatoes, tomato, or milk-based sauces. Porcelain enamel is acid-resistant, not acid-proof.  The porcelain finish may discolor if acidic or sugary spills are not wiped up before a self-clean cycle. 

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• Both oven doors lock when either oven is being cleaned. 
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    • SET and UPPER or LOWER flash in the display. 
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4. Press the Autoset pad to scroll through the self-cleaning settings. 
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     “MEd” (Medium soil, 3 hours) 
     “LITE” ( Light Soil, 2 hours) 
Choosing the soil level of the oven automatically programs the self-cleaning time. 
5. After four seconds, the oven will start cleaning. 
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    • CLEAN will appear in the display. 
    • LOCK will flash in the display.  Once the door locks, LOCK will
      remain steady. 
    • The cleaning time will start counting down in the display. 



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