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Frigidaire model CFEF372BC3 - door locked after cleaning

On the model CFEF372BC3, the clean cycle is started by pressing the "clean" button, then electing either 2hr or 3hr cycle.

Following the clean cycle, the door reamains locked, the door lock light is flashing and the interior oven light is on. It's like the oven thinks it is still in clean cycle. The oven is cold, the clean cycle finished over 12 hours ago.

The manual is useless and offers no help. The website has no help on this either. Anybody have any ideas? I've tried shutting off the power, but when I turn the power back on, the same problem is there. I've tried holding down the "clear" button, but nothing happens (it just beeps when I press it). I can't restart the clean cycle as the clean button is unresponsive.

The range still works, but the oven is locked and out of commission. Appreciate any solutions, door over-ride or reset options that anybody knows about for this model.

Thanks

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SOURCE: Oven Lock stuck open before start of self-cleaning cycle

Thank you tech17. It worked! My husband repeated your instructions just a couple of times and bingo - it unlocked. Thank you very much!

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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SOURCE: oven door lock

Hold oven door light in while touching clean cycle enter up arrow or down arrow then hit cancel. door will unlock.

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

localwonder
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SOURCE: Stove flashed F11 and then locked the oven door

HI, this is control failure. the logic chip set is damaged. this is causing these erratic commands and the unauthorized locking of the oven door. you will need ot replace the control in this case.(EOC/clock)

Posted on May 29, 2009

localwonder
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SOURCE: lock light on frigdaire self cleaning oven

OK, this is not a good situation here. your Electronic Oven Control board is damaged. the logic sectors are faulty. The F-1 represents a major EOC failuer and, you will need to replace your EOC(clock) asap, if possible.

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

heatman101
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SOURCE: Self cleaning lock is in lock position and oven door is open.

Hi,
Cycling the power off and then on again will sometimes reset it...often you will have to call the customer service number to get the steps to take to unlock that...

Also check out this tip...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3969401-self_cleaning_oven_problem

heatman101

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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How does the self-clean feature work on a Frigidaire CFEF366EMB model?


Hi Beverly,

I understand that you are looking to run your self-clean feature on your Frigidaire range, model# CFEF366EMB.

-To start this you will remove all racks and make sure that any excessive spillovers are cleaned up as best as you can.
-Next you will press the "Clean" button, and the display will show "---".
-Press the up or down arrows to select the length of time you want the oven to clean. Usually 2 or 3 hours.
-The door will automatically lock once your time has been chosen and the "LOCK" indicator light will flash. DO NOT open the door while the light is flashing. (it takes about 15 seconds for the oven door to lock).
-"Cln" will appear in the display during the self-clean cycle and the "LOCK" light will continue to glow until the self-cleaning cycle is complete or cancelled and the oven has cooled.

When the self-clean cycle has completed:
-The time of day or "END" will appear in the display window and the "Clean" and "LOCK" light will continue to glow.
-Once the oven has cooled down for about 1 HOUR and the "LOCK" light has gone out, the oven door can be opened.
-If "END" is in the display and the Clean indicator light remains ON, press the "CLEAR/OFF" button and the time of day will appear on the display.
-When the oven is cool, wipe away any residue or powdered ash with a damp cloth or paper towel.

-Best Regards-

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SELF CLEAN - FRIGIDAIRE OVEN


I JUST CALLED FRIGIDAIRE AND GOT INSTRUCTIONS FOR SELF CLEANING:

1. TAKE OUT THE RACKS UNLESS YOU DON'T MIND THEM TARNISHING
2. TURN THE "SELECTOR" AND/OR "OVEN" DIALS TO THE LOCK (OR CLEAN) POSITION
3. PRESS THE "COOK TIME" BUTTON
4. SET THE CLOCK TO 2 OR 3 HOURS (I.E., "2:00" OR "3:00"), DEPENDING ON HOW DIRTY THE OVEN IS
5. PRESS "START" BUTTON
6. YOU WILL HEAR THE MOTORIZED LOCK MOVE INTO PLACE; WAIT ABOUT 30 SECONDS, THE DOOR SHOULD BE LOCKED AND CLEANING WILL BEGIN.
7. CLEANING WILL STOP AFTER THE TIME SELECTED (I.E., 2 / 3 HRS) AND THE DOOR SHOULD AUTOMATICALLY UNLOCK

on Oct 09, 2008 | Frigidaire 30" Self-Cleaning Freestanding...

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I need to clean my double ovens, but do not have the owner's manual. I know that I simple press the Clean button, but how long do I set the timer for?


You only need to reset the time if you want a cleaning cycle other than 4 hours. The default start is press Self-Clean then Start. Otherwise, press Start, type in a time between 3 and 5 hours (Min/Max cycle length) and then press Start. Do this with the number pad, do not press the Timer button. If you wish to clean both ovens, the second one will start when the first one finishes.

The Locked door light will go off when the oven has cooled below the Lock temperature. If you interupt the cleaning cycle by pressing Clear/Off, the door will remain locked until the oven cools.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

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Self cleaning lock is in lock position and oven door is open.


Hi,
Cycling the power off and then on again will sometimes reset it...often you will have to call the customer service number to get the steps to take to unlock that...

Also check out this tip...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3969401-self_cleaning_oven_problem

heatman101

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How do I get self clean to work on older fridgidare stove


Move the safety lock/lever at the top of the oven door to the right and press the self clean button on the oven control panel, it is an automatic cycle so it will lock the door from opening and then will proceed with the auto clean cycle. Good luck !

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Door locked after cancelling self clean option


Open the door. In the upper left corner, press and hold the door switch (the one that controls the inside light). Start a self clean cycle and wait for lock motor to engage. When the lock stops moving it should be in the unlocked position. Press cancel to stop the self clean.

If you need more assistance let me know.
Good luck!

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Frigidare Self Clean Oven


I JUST CALLED FRIGIDAIRE AND GOT INSTRUCTIONS FOR SELF CLEANING:

1. TAKE OUT THE RACKS UNLESS YOU DON'T MIND THEM TARNISHING
2. TURN THE "SELECTOR" AND/OR "OVEN" DIALS TO THE LOCK (OR CLEAN) POSITION
3. PRESS THE "COOK TIME" BUTTON
4. SET THE CLOCK TO 2 OR 3 HOURS (I.E., "2:00" OR "3:00"), DEPENDING ON HOW DIRTY THE OVEN IS
5. PRESS "START" BUTTON
6. YOU WILL HEAR THE MOTORIZED LOCK MOVE INTO PLACE; WAIT ABOUT 30 SECONDS, THE DOOR SHOULD BE LOCKED AND CLEANING WILL BEGIN.
7. CLEANING WILL STOP AFTER THE TIME SELECTED (I.E., 2 / 3 HRS) AND THE DOOR SHOULD AUTOMATICALLY UNLOCK

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Oven door remains locked after completion of self clean cycle


My oven door stays locked , when I press the clear button I get F1?
I hold the clear button for a few seconds and still nothing.

Please,
Thank You

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Oven Lock stuck open before start of self-cleaning cycle


push in on the oven light switch and hit clean then cancel you have to hold the oven light switch thats what tells the eoc the door is closed if this dont work reply to me

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