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Can't Unlock oven doors after "self-Clean" maytag double oven

I am unable to unlock the top oven door after running the self-clean routine for the top oven. This is a Maytag 850 series double oven stove. Is there some code to enter to clear the oven so that the door will unlock?

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I was advised to disconnect power for at least 60 seconds to clear the control board. I did this several times with no luck getting the door unlocked. However, a few hours later, the door did finally unlock. Not sure what ultimately caused the door to unlock, but happy that I did not have to replace the control board.

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