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Self cleaning oven lock stuck

Lock stuck out cant close dooor

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Try pusing the lock with your hand slowly and moving it in and out .manuallyit also gets stuck if the look assembly is broken internally.and for this it needs replacement.
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Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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HI,

If the door is stuck then please unplug all the cords of the oven for 4 hours and then plug them back again.This will unlock the door.

Let me know the result.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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