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Cracked glass on range

After self cleanning my oven today the glass on the inside of the door cracked....?

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SOURCE: GE Profile range oven door

foil was just protective heat tape, there is a track across the bottom of door that is holding it up,

Posted on Mar 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Unlocking Oven controls

According to the manufacturer's website you should only need to Press and hold the "Lock" key for 5 seconds. A single tone will sound and the "Loc" will disappear off the display.

This is the link to Whilpool's website and to the manual.

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Posted on Apr 07, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a GE self


Usually, there are fasteners holding the inside panel to the outside cover together. Between the two is insulation. Your two glass panels are probably held in place by tabs that are folded over or screwed in place retainers. To clean your glass, which apparently is soiled by a leak in the glass to panel and cover seal from either tabs being loose or retaining clips being loose.

You can use Oven Cleaner to clean the glass and then run them through a dishwasher, but check on the can of oven cleaner before you purchase them to be certain this product is safe to use on glass.

Hope this gets you on your way and has fixed your dilemma.


Posted on May 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Clean Oven Door Glass

It is much more complicated than that. There are usually more screws once you take out the first 5. There are a total of 3 panes of glass inside the door. If you are very careful to note how the door comes apart once you've removed the screws, then you will be able to do this yourself. Just be aware that this is going to be more complicated than it looks. Lay the door on your counter or floor with the outside of the door up. Take out all the screws around the outer egde of the door. Lift by the handle and turn the top half of the door over so the handle side is on your counter. You will see 2 panes of glass held by the same bracket on each side. You only need to take one of the brackets off and remove both pieces of glass. Now you can clean the inner most piece of glass. Then clean the 2 you removed and put them back. Now reasssemble the door in the reverse steps. Make sure that all insulation and seals are back in place.

Posted on Jul 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Turn oven on Red self cleaning light comes on

You oven latch handle is either bent or the switch that attaches to the last assembly is bad. More likely you have a bent latch. You can get to it after unplugging the range, lifting the cooktop up (3 or 4 screws under the front lip) then the panel under the cooktop has to be removed to see the latch.

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Manual lever to lock self clean oven wil not lock

After sliding latch to its locking position did you press the self clean button on the control panel?

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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