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Oven door lock engaged while NOT in cleaning mode with door open. Will not disengage. Cycled main power, cancel button does not work; Oven also inoperable. HELP! Appreciate any tips or tricks to get it unlocked. Thanks. Tom Model FGF378WCCC Frigeidaire Please let me know asap !! at tomew94@aol.com I spilled some water on the stove top and the lock on my oven door engaged, the display started beeping and the display was showing F3.  Somehow I was able to open the oven door but the lock is still engaged and I can't close the door and the oven doesn't work.  help!

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Your oven uses a motor lock latch #316028101 around 100 dollars the motor or the linkages to the motor are most likely bad . the control board could be supplying the voltage to the motor is which case the board would be bad if the are no sensors telling it to lock the door If you are not pretty handy with a schematic and a meter I would suggest you call someone. F3 can be a thermal fuse or maybe the wrong resistance on the over sensor

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