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Oven cleaning lock

Canceled cleaning immediately and now the bottom oven won't open--not hot--not cleaning-not open HELP

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  • Island Girl Nov 11, 2007

    Hi - have the same problem. The bottom oven door won't lock when I try to clean either the top or bottom stove. The top stove locks and the bottom stove indicator blinks "lock" for a few moments then the whole clearning function is shut down. The bottom door won't open. I have found if I lift the bottom door up vertically and then pull open, it will come open.

  • Samoth Nov 26, 2007

    My Maytag MER6772 Gemini Electric shows F1-3 lock on both ovens and will not release.

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Swing open your top oven door all the way. Look down between where the door meets the actual oven and you'll see a flat silver hook shaped latch that extends from the oven to the lower door. Simply push that latch over to the left with a butter knife or screw driver while pushing down on your lower door. And it should open. Then generously lube the latch with WD 40 or Dura Lube or some other spray lubricant until the hook releases easily.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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We had the same problem but both doors locked and would not open. We called sears and they sent a repair man out since we were still under a purchased warrenty. He was unable to repair it and so they had to replace the stove.

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

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First try to reset the board by turning the range off at the breaker. Let me know what happens so I can help further.

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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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  • Wait 20 seconds.
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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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F9 is a door lock error and to solve this issue you can hold the light switch for 15 seconds, this will reset the control. If it won't work then hold the light switch in and set the unit to clean and after a minute press cancel to cancel the clean cycle. If still it won't work then the door lock assembly should be replaced. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

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Check out these steps at the following link... http://www.geappliances.com/search/fast/infobase/10004586.htm

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If "LOC DOOR" is flashing in the display of your range or oven, and the self-clean cycle has not been selected, follow the steps below to reset your control:

Motorized Switch
    1. With the door open, locate the door jamb switch on the face of the oven. It will look like a small black post or dowel.
    2. Push it in until the oven cavity light goes off, indicating that the oven believes the door is closed.
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    4. Press the Clean pad, wait 10 seconds.
    5. When the cycle initiates, press the clear/off or cancel pad immediately to cancel it.
    6. Wait 10 seconds for the display to clear.
    7. The door should unlock and there should not be a need for service.
Manual Switch
    1. Press the Clean pad.
    2. Close the door.
    3. Slide the latch to lock the door.
    4. Hit the cancel button immediately.
    5. Unlock the door.

Range - "LOC DOOR" flashes in the display

If "LOC DOOR" is flashing in the display of your range or oven, and the self-clean cycle has not been selected, follow the steps below to reset your control:

Motorized Switch
    1. With the door open, locate the door jamb switch on the face of the oven. It will look like a small black post or dowel.
    2. Push it in until the oven cavity light goes off, indicating that the oven believes the door is closed.
    3. While you hold the door jamb switch in this position, complete the following steps.
    4. Press the Clean pad, wait 10 seconds.
    5. When the cycle initiates, press the clear/off or cancel pad immediately to cancel it.
    6. Wait 10 seconds for the display to clear.
    7. The door should unlock and there should not be a need for service.
Manual Switch
    1. Press the Clean pad.
    2. Close the door.
    3. Slide the latch to lock the door.
    4. Hit the cancel button immediately.
    5. Unlock the door.

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