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Used the self clean for the first time, now oven will not heat up

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There is a thermal that blows. some are resetable. usually in the back

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How do I get the door open after self cleaning and what do I push to self cleaning


Hi, Some ovens are self cleaning During the cleaning process, the oven heats up to a temperature of 900 degrees Fahrenheit. The extreme heat cooks off food and spills inside the oven, leaving ash that can easily be wiped out. The oven door locks while it is cleaning to prevent the door from being opened. Self cleaning ovens are better insulated than regular ovens to keep the extreme heat inside.

Instructions

Read the owner's manual that came with your oven before you perform self cleaning. Although all self cleaning ovens work basically the same way, there may be slight variations for some manufacturers and models.

Take out the oven racks. You need to clean the oven racks by hand, and then put them back in when the oven is done cleaning.

Wipe up any spills and messes inside the oven first, using warm water and a mild soap. Ovens smoke more during cleaning when there is food inside. Wash the inside of the oven door as well. Do not scrub the door gaskets, just gently wipe them off. Damaging the gaskets prevents the oven from sealing.

Lock your oven door manually if your model does not lock it automatically when you clean.

Open a window near the oven for ventilation. There is a certain amount of smoke when you clean the oven. The dirtier the oven is, the more smoke is created.

Turn the control on your oven to "clean" and set the timer for 2 to 5 hours depending on how dirty your oven is, and what the manufacturer recommends.

Wait for the cleaning to finish and the oven to cool before opening door. When oven is fully cooled wipe up any ash inside. If your oven is not completely clean, next time set the timer for longer. If your oven is spotless you might want to see if you can get away with a shorter cleaning time.

Tips & Warnings

Because self cleaning ovens are better insulated, they are more energy efficient when used for cooking. However, if you run the self cleaning feature on your oven more than once a month, you offset the savings you realized. With light to moderate use your oven should be able to be cleaned every one to three months.


Save on the electricity used with a self cleaning oven by cleaning the oven right after use at a high temperature. For example, if you set your oven to clean after making French fries at 450 degrees, it takes less energy to get the oven up to the required 900 degrees.


If you have pet birds, take them out of the house before cleaning your oven. Over heated cooking surfaces, oils and fats, can create fumes that are harmful for a bird's delicate respiratory system.

Hope it helped.

May 28, 2011 | Ovens

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I just used the self cleaning feature for the first time. Next time I went to use the oven it would not heat up. What happened?


Hi,

Seems like you found out the hard way what I wrote about in this tip...

Check it out it also contains some thing to try on how to unlock that oven..

Self Cleaning Oven Problem

heatman101

Asker's Testimonial " Wish I had read this first. I never would have used the self cleaning option. Thanks for the info!! " - amymrocks

Aug 30, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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I used the Self Cleaning feature on my Fisher & Paykel OS302 wall oven for the first time, and now the oven will not heat. The lights and fan run, but no heat.


Hi,

Seems like you found out the hard way what I wrote about in this tip...


Check it out it also contains some thing to try on how to unlock that oven..

Self Cleaning Oven Problem
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3969401-self_cleaning_oven_problem

heatman101


Asker's Testimonial " Wish I had read this first. I never would have used the self cleaning option. Thanks for the info!! " - amymrocks

Aug 23, 2010 | Fisher and Paykel AeroTech OS302 Electric...

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After using self clean oven will not heat on any setting


Hi,

Seems like you found out the hard way what I wrote about in this tip...

Check it out it also contains some thing to try on how to unlock that oven..

Self Cleaning Oven Problem

heatman101

Asker's Testimonial " Wish I had read this first. I never would have usedthe self cleaning option. Thanks for the info!! " - amymrocks

Sep 17, 2009 | Whirlpool RBS275PD Electric Single Oven

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I have a Whirlpool electric build in oven with self-cleaning feature. It is about 8 years old and we just used the self-cleaning feature for the first time last week. The oven was not that dirty, but...


Your thermal fuse or TOD mounted to the back of the oven went out during the self clean,it shuts off the power to the elements.
 The oven must be removed from the wall to change this.

Aug 31, 2009 | Whirlpool 30" Self-Cleaning Freestanding...

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GE JTP56 double oven controls OK top OK bottom no heat


have you inserted the business card as described in the solutions?

Jun 26, 2009 | GE Profile JTP56 Electric Double Oven

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Whirlpool 27" wall oven. no heat after self clean


Self cleaning features are not recommended by most appliance technicians. The ovens are not constructed satisfactorily to expel the 1000 degree heat, Therefore the thermal fuses blow as well as other parts failures.
Remove the oven. Remove the rear panel. Replace the thermal fuse in the back of the oven. Use Easy Off next time.

May 12, 2009 | Whirlpool RBS245PDS Electric Single Oven

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Self cleaning oven won't start self clean mode


NO IN ORDER TO ENGAGE IN SELF CLEANING THE LOCK MUST FIRST ENGAGE. DOOR LOCK ASSEMBLY FAILURE

Apr 27, 2009 | Whirlpool RBD305PD Electric Double Oven

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Missing my manual


I suggest you read this link before you use the self clean cycle. http://www.fixya.com/support/t241114-oven_will_not_heat#SameProblemContinued
I used mine for the first time two days ago on model KEBC147 and it will not heat now.
You might not want to try self-clean unless you have time to call for repair afterwards before
using your oven again.

Very disappointed in KitchenAid in Texas ...

DBN

Oct 24, 2008 | Magic Chef 9815 Electric Single Oven

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