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Cant open door to oven

I can move the slide lock left to right without any problem. But I can not open door!! It has been more than 24 hours, the oven is off. I even unplugged it. Still can not open door. It seems it is being hung up on something.?

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  • kmilewski Jan 12, 2009

    yes i pulled REALLY hard on the door. Didnt work!!
    My oven is an Armana, model ART 6001W

  • kmilewski Jan 17, 2009

    It's plugged in. Still will not open!!!

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  1. Unplug the unit or shut off the circuit breaker for 5 minutes. Plug the unit back in or turn on the circuit breaker. Set the clock and gently try moving the door lock lever (is so equipped) or opening the door.

  2. Set the self-clean cycle again and only allow it to work for 15 minutes. Cancel the self-clean cycle and allow the oven to cool. Gently try moving the door lock lever (is so equipped) or opening the door.

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Maybe the slide lock has broken off and the broke piece is jamming the door into the lock position. If you can do it yourself, you may need to unscrew the oven and check the slide lock for broken pieces and remove them.

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You have mentioned you unplugged it... plug it back in and try again

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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    Roberta Smith Jan 17, 2009

    I believe there is a latch on both sides of the door... are you getting them both ?



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Have you tried pulling really hard?

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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