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OVEN CLEANING LOCK Amana ACF4265

I TRIED TO SET THE SELF CLEAN, IT LOCKED THE DOOR THEN NEVER CLANED, THE DOOR IS STILL LOCKED, I TRIED TURNING OFF POWER FOR 30 MIN. THEN BACK ON IT'S STILL LOCKED. WHAT SHOULD I TRY?

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the oven door should only unlock the door when it deems the temperature a safe temperature.. there are 2 other possible reasons.. the door lock motor could be bad.. or the control is bad.. you would need an electric volt meter to test to see which it is.. if you need further assistance please ask b4 rating

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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SOURCE: I have an Amana smooth top and tonight we cleaned

yes alot of times when you use the clean the door will latch then not unlock....these have micro switches that lock and unlock the door.....this is gonna be either one of the switches or the door latch assembly itself.

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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SOURCE: how do I clean my amana gas self cleaning oven

I have an Amana self-cleaning oven, Model AGR5715QDQ. I can't find my manual - how do I start the process of cleaning? Elizabeth

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Oven sef clean latch locked but door is open and I

Ok. Open the door and find the oven light switch(es) (some models had two switches). Press the switch(es) in and see if the latch goes back to the home position. If not enlist a volunteer to turn on the self clean cycle while you are holding the switch(es) in. Just after the self clean starts have them hit cancel and wait until the lock comes back to it's "home" or unlocked position.
Good luck!!

Posted on Jun 16, 2010

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SOURCE: Amana range ARG7800E Oven, Broiler and Self Clean will not ignite

Hi, Before you go working too hard to get you oven to go intothe self clean mode(self destruct)....check out this tip...

Self Cleaning Oven Problem


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" Wish I had read this first. I never would have used the self cleaningoption. Thanks for the info!!

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