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I used the self cleaning on my Whirlpool Gold, Accubake System. After the cleaning the door would not open. Eventually we found a latch we could move with a knife and open the door. But now when I start the oven it says "door" even though it is closed and the oven will not start. What can we do?

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Either the lock needs to be replaced or the microswitch. By opening the door manually, you have bypassed the disengaging of the switch. The cooker still thinks the door is open.

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