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Oven won't unlock!

I came home from work - reset the clock on my oven and noticed it was locked. It won't unlock and I've tried every button. I've just moved in this house and can't find the manual. It also sounds like it's cleaning or something, but every time I hold down cancel, F7 flashes up. I've done internet searches and just can't figure it out. The clock is set, but the lock light just won't shut and release the door. Help!

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Re: Oven won't unlock!

Find the circuit breaker panel and turn off the one labeled "oven". wait 30 minutes and restart. any luck?

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