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End of the self cleaning cycle, lower oven door stays locked

Tried recycling all buttons on the panel, turned off breakers and nothing. Next step is using the wire hanger to force lock open. Any more suggestions before I do this?

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The heat seems to have seized the lock. if you can tap at it with a screwdriver and hammer, the vibration may knock it loose. you can also spray it with liquid wrench or wd-40 first

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Scholtes FE46 and the door is locked. Also no clock/timer lights. Temp/function and oven work but is locked even though completely cold.


Here are a couple of things to try:
  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.
Read through the following for mire info:
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I have a Lincoln 1301 conveyor oven that will not power up. Was working perfectly then the next day nothing. Any suggestions?


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Anyway, that's a start. Good luck!

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I used the self-clean for the first time and my oven door is still locked and the display doesn't work at all. Model #YKESS908. What can I do to unlock the oven door? I have checked the circuit...


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You can set the unit on self cleaning and then after 15 minutes stop the cycle, let it cool down for an hour and then open the door. If the issue remains then you'll have to replace the door lock assembly, then you can open the door with a coat hanger by pulling the latch towards you. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

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Sep 09, 2011 | KitchenAid Ovens

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Hi lost the manual..need to start self cleaning


Hello,

An electric oven is a great oven choice because of the advanced self-cleaning feature often available on certain models. A self-cleaning oven uses high temperatures to clean crusty baking spills and splatters and free its owner from having to use harsh chemicals to clean his oven. The following 4 steps lay out how a self-cleaning oven works.

Step 1 - Setting the Self Cleaning Mode
Depending on the style and brand of oven you own, you start the self-cleaning cycle by setting the oven's operating dial to "Clean," a function that can be as simple as setting a timer knob or pushing one or two buttons.

Step 2 - Cleaning Cycle
Once you have set the self-cleaning cycle, the oven coils-both lower and upper--will begin to heat. These self-cleaning ovens are protected from high oven temperatures damage by heavy insulation installed in their walls and door during the manufacturing process.

Step 3 - Automatic Door Lock
When the oven reaches a pre-determined temperature, the lock on the oven door engages, preventing anyone from opening the door until the oven temperature has cooled.

Step 4 - Removing Residual Ashes
Once the cleaning process is completed, including cooling, you can then remove the residual ash by wiping the bottom oven surface with a damp cloth or sponge.


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May 17, 2011 | Ovens

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I opened the door before the self cleaning cycle was finished? It was blowing and I thought my husband left it on when he left. I came home and walked past it and felt the air, so I pushed oven off and...


You have most likely caused one or more fuse relays to blow.
The self-clean operation can not be interrupted before the cycle is complete without causing issues.
There is the main fuse inside the control panel and 2 fuse relays on rear of the oven.
In order to access these fuses you must open the door,then remove the mounting screws to remove the oven from its cabinet..
Use a wire coat hanger bent into a "U" shape on one end.
The door latch is in the center of the door on the top oven.
Slide the bent wire coat hanger between the door and the oven opening.
The "U" of the coat hanger will be right center of the door latch.
Slowly pull the "U" to the left until it catches the latch.
Then pull steady and forcefully to pull the latch mechanism to the left while putting pressure on the door to open it.
Once the door is open you can begin to access the parts for diagnosis and repair.

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Started the cleaning cycle, and cycle stopped with a beep. Power is still on. Error F5 E1. The door is now locked.


Press the self-clean button. The panel becomes blank(---), then press the up arrow( ^ ). The panel will appear 3:00 (indication for the duration of self-cleaning). The oven will lock on its own and start the self-cleaning.

This code means the control has detected a problem with the door latch switch. Switch is defective and needs replaced. Part # is W10107820 and cost is $39.99. You can get it at this LINK
Before calling a repair shop,go to the circuit breaker box and turn off the power to the oven. then turn it back on and then see if the door is released and the error is cleared.
its probaly bent door latch or door sensor gone bad. try pushing on the door when you start the clean cycle see if that helps.
if not our suggestion would be to replace the part....

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GE Oven door won't unlock after cleaning cycle (and cool down).


Hi,
Cycling the power off and then on again will sometimes reset it...often you will have to call the customer service number to get the steps to take to unlock that...

Also check out this tip...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3969401-self_cleaning_oven_problem

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I turned on the cleaning switch for my self cleaning wall oven and now it seems to be finished but mthe door lock is still on and the oven keeps making a buzzing noise what do I do?


If the lock does not open after the oven has cooled down, then try this: First, unplug the range or shut off the circuit breaker for ten minutes. Plug the range back in or turn on the circuit breaker. Set the clock and try moving the door lock lever or opening the door. Next, set the self-clean cycle again and only allow it to work for twenty minutes. Cancel the self-clean cycle and allow the oven to cool. Gently try moving the door lock lever or opening the door

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We put this unit on self clean and now it wont turn on nor open.


I had the same problem with a Superba wall oven. In my case, the bracket mount for the door lock warped due to the heat of the self clean cycle. We were able to open the door by inserting a coat hanger into the slight opening at the top of the door and sliding the lock lever to the left. It was a pretty easy self-repair - 1) turn off breaker 2) slide oven out 2-3" 3) remove oven front trim pieces 4) remove screws that mount control panel 5) this should give you access to the door lock mechanism.
good luck

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