Question about Kitchen Ranges
You may have to unplug the oven/appliance from the electrical power, disable the locking device and not use the self clean cycle anymore or until another problem developes which requires a service tech. At that time have the lock replaced.
Or replace the locking device yourself. But first check and insure the lever is traveling far enough to unlock the device, the lever is not bent, etc. May be able to disassemble front panel and manually release the locking device and/or disconnect the quick disconnect wires to the device, etc.
The above suggestions are not the professional methods granted. But if you do not want to fix the device or replace it, bypassing it is possible. All you will loose is the self cleaning operation, until a fix is done correctly.
Posted on Apr 14, 2009
Are you getting any error message ?
First, disconnect the power to the range (either unplug it or turn the power off at the circuit breaker). Pull the range out and remove the back panel.
Your range has a door latch in the front and a door latch solenoid (with latch switches) in the back. There is a thin metal rod that connects the two.
When the board sends a signal to the solenoid to lock the door, the solenoid turns the rod which locks the latch.
With the back panel off, you should now see both the solenoid and the rod.
You can now manually release the latch by turning the rod (probably clockwise). You should now be able to open the door.
Put everything back the way it was and with the door open turn the power back on. Press and hold any key on the board for one minute. This should release the error code (if you are getting one). Press CANCEL and give it a few minutes to see if the code comes back. If it doesn't, you can start baking If it does come back, you'll need to test the latch switches and the solenoid.
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Posted on Apr 13, 2009
Posted on Apr 13, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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