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Self cleaning oven door locked before I got the door closed.

I didn't get the door to the oven closed all the way before the lock for the self cleaning came out. Now I can't close the oven door or rest the cleaning mode. Can you help me? Thanks!


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  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2007

    Different model, same problem. I opened the oven door to get food out and somehow the latch popped out. Now I cannot close the door and "LOCKED DOOR" light is flashing. Have turned power off and on but no luck.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    After going through a self cleaning cycle the door would not close completely



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Try holding in on the door switch while resetting the clean cycle.
This should rotate the latch. Once the cycle starts, cancel it. The latch should go to the unlock position.

You will have to hold in on the door switch during all these steps.

If this does not work, post back with the complete model number from the oven and I will see what else I can come up with.

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

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    Michael Lindley Nov 30, 2007

    Just wanted to follow up on your oven problem and see if you got it fixed.



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Thank you, watugot! Your solution worked for me! The latch was stuck in the out position on my Amana convection oven drop in range. I called Amana help and they could not help and suggested I call a repairman. We tried turning power off and back on. Oven started beeping every nine seconds but we fixed (loosely using this term) that by taping down the door switch button.

I took tape off switch, pressed the button down and pressed clean and then oven cancel and the latch moved! Oven now shuts! I CAN USE IT!

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