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My old 70 or 80's Caloric oven locked and I cannot open it.

It does not have a digital display or anything fancy. i just turned it on and was being dumb and decided to clean the handle off, and like i normally do i moved the lock lever over to clean both sides, but the oven was on and now i have waited for over an hour and it still wont open. i turned it off right away when i realized what i did. any solutions? my dinner is in there!!!

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  • mrsbaringer Dec 21, 2008

    after further research i found that it is not heat related, it was the manual analog stop and start dials. i had to set them to the same times and it immediately released. thanks for trying!!

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Noyoull have to wait it out, hte lock is a heat related lock, and after it cools it willopen freely.

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