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The self cleaning dials are not working on my Kenmore. I dont know model number but stove is old. I accidently burned a plastic lid in the oven and started a slight fire and lots of black smoke. I have to cook tonight for New Years and the oven and the whole house smell like plastic. Is there a trick to the self cleaning? I locked stove, turned left dial to clean and right dial to clean but it did not go on? help

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Yes you may have to select a start and stop time on the clock.scrape all you can out before cleaning though

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Before you go working too hard to get you oven to go into the self clean mode....check out this tip...


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the oven may have locked in consequence of the self cleaning cycle.

After unplugging, allow the oven cooling down for few hours.

If the is still locked, then the high temperature generated in self cleaning cycle may have damaged temp probe, door latch, or electronic control.

Parts must be tested to discover the fault.

Call Kenmore at the number listed on the owners manual.

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http://www.managemyhome.com/mmh/lis_pdf/OWNM/L0309524.pdf

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