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Generally, on all self cleaning ovens, they heat the ovens to 500 degrees or better, which basically just "cooks" off any spillage and residue to a powder that can be wiped out after the cycle ends. Due to the extreme heat generated during the cleaining cycle, most will "lock" the door until the thermostat cools to the point that it signals the board to unlock. If yours is a wall oven, it may be well insulated and take a longer time to cool off. If a free standing stove/oven, it also is insulated and has to cool and "sense" by thermostat that it is safe to allow the door to open and operations to begin. This is another "safety override" mandated by the FTC and US Govt. And it's a good one. Otherwise, the exposure to suits by the consumer who did not allow the cooling down period would bankrupt the manufacturers. This is normal, the long cool down period, however if you feel it is taking too long, you could have someone check the location of your thermostat bulb and make sure it is suspended in its mounts clearly, so that it may "sense" the correct tempature. Or you could initate the cleaning cycle at a time when you did not need the oven for a period for cooking chores. I'd say, given the extreme temps used during this process, you should expect at least an hour and a half to over three for the cool down to allow the unlock. Check your owners manual and see if there are instructions there as to the cool down period and the lock. Or google the makers name and model # on the web, and check with their Customer Service or Technical Dept. if you don't have a manual. Hope this helps. Patience is a virtue, it's just hard to keep thinking about draining the swamp when your'e up to your neck in alligators.

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This happened to me, had the appliance repairman come out to fix. He hit and held a combination of buttons on the oven controls and reset the panel somehow. But now I don't know what he hit to clear it. Do any of you?

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SOURCE: Oven door remains locked after completion of self clean cycle

My oven door stays locked , when I press the clear button I get F1?
I hold the clear button for a few seconds and still nothing.

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Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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did you try setting a start and stop time with the time knobs? i had the same problem til i set 3 hrs on the start and stop, then let it sit (after locking the door and turning the knob to clean). after it was warmed to cleaning temp, the light for cleaning came one...

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Once the cleaning button on the oven is pressed it take 15 minutes for the uven door to unlock.

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