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Kenmore oven model# 790.79383401 door not closing

I just purchased a house that came with a sears kenmore elite duel fuel range. The door does not close with the light flickering. I took the entire door/hinges and everything apart to find no adjustments. I am affraid that the heat comming from the oven is going to wreck the seal and control knobs on the range. How can I get the door to shut properly?

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  • mmprestine Jan 15, 2008

    Well, the hinges are attatched to the door when I remove it. The hinges sit in a well on the oven and rest on a pin when inserted. There appears to be no adjustment at all on either end. I have seen that other models have a hinge kit to solve the same issue. Will this Frigidare 5304445529 kit work with my door issue?

  • BiscuitBunny Jun 01, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem and see no adjustments. Please let me know it you resolve the issue

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2009

    The light will not go out until the oven cools. The convection fan will not operate unless I push the door and hold it. If I let it go the fan turns off.

    The self cleaning operation will not work at all. I just get an error that the door is not closed.

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Do the hinges come out with the door or does the door slip off the hinges? If the hinges are on the door then there is no adjustment if not there should be an adjustment but you may have to pull the range out to properly adjust if it is a built in range. Also check the door lock.

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