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I can't stop cleaning!!!

I ran the self-cleaning cycle last night and now every time that I try to turn the temp/bake knob to use the oven, the CLEAN light blinks. When this happens, the oven does not ignite to cook at the asked temp, just blinks to clean. The clean cycle still works properly. I have tried to reset the system by unplugging it, but to no avail! In short, now that the oven is clean-I cannot use it!!

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I had the same problem. The issue is in the electric switch that tells the oven whether the door lock is latched. If the switch gets stuck in the "clean" position, even though the lock is released, the oven will not run the regular cycles. If you wiggle the lock levr a few times it may free the switch, otherwise you'll have to raise the cooktop, and there is a metal cover over the mechanism. Remove the 2 screws holding the switch (unplug the power first) and you should be able to un-stick it. Reassemble and you're good to go, at least until you need to run the cleaning cycle again...

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