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Oven door doesn't close properly

The doesn't close tight against the seal.

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SOURCE: Oven door just barely closes- light stays on

put a tea towel on both sides of the door [folded] down by the hinges then close door. gently push the door close try a few times with a little pressure.

Posted on Nov 23, 2007

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SOURCE: oven door won't close tight

order and replace door springs part # 32052801 youll need 2

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SOURCE: Viking Range oven door does not close properly

sounds like the door hinges need replaced. order a part #PC020009 qty 2

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SOURCE: Oven Door will not close properly

THE OVEN DOOR DOES NOT CLOSE ALL THE WAY, THE HEAT SEEPS OUT, CAN YOU HELP ?

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Range door will not seal properly.

Place a hammer handle between the door and the frame at the hinges..
Push on the door, carefully.
This usually works to re-seat the door hinges.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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When you say "oven door does not close properly", do you mean that it closes but not tightly against the rubber seal on the oven cavity?
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You have a faulty door safety interlock switch. I wish you would have searched your problem here before you spent all that money on the magnetron. I have answered this question dozens of times here at this site.

When the oven runs but doesn't heat, more often than not it is nothing more than a faulty micro switch in the door latch system. When the switch doesn't work properly, the oven doesn't know the door is closed. If the door isn't closed, the oven will not energize the magnetron. Capacitors and magnetrons are **** and expensive answers but these items are extremely tough. It is the tiny contacts in the micro switch that can not stand the repeated abuse given them when we (read me in that number too) open the oven while it is energized causing a repeated flash across the contacts.

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Oven door not closing


I was having the same problem with my frigidaire oven door. I was thinking that it was the seal getting in the way at first, but then I realized that the hinges needed to be repositioned. I wasn't in the mood for that kind of reengineering, so I came up with a better solution. Magnets. Not those **** fridge magnets either. Neodymium magnets. Place them on the upper part of the inside of the door, near the door lock (outside of the seal). You'll only need about three or four depending on the size. (get the fatest ones you can). If you know a computer geek you might be able to get a few free magnets from an old hard drive. I used five of these and I can just about pull the oven out of it's place while trying to open the door. The onhly problem is that heat destroys magnets and I can't say how long these will last because I just figured this out tonight.

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