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The oven door locked and won't open, please help

The oven door locked and won't open, please help

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Push and hold the cancel/off button for 4 seconds.
See if a code appears. If so write it down.
Turn off the gas supply to the range.
Unplug the range.
Pull the range out from the wall.
Remove the top and bottom rear panel covers.
On the left side just below the rear burner is the latching mechanism.
Unhook the actuator rod from the mechanism and open your oven.

Do you have a code to report?

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  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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Hello.

Please apply the solution this way!

To close an oven door when it's in the locked position and the door is open, press and hold the oven door light switch while following these simple steps:
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To close an oven door when it's in the locked position andthe door is open, press and hold the oven door light switch while followingthese simple steps:
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