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Don't know how to lock oven for self-cleaning. Do not have users' manual.

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  • KarliJerry Mar 10, 2008

    The brand referred to in the request by tech 17 is Jenn- Air and the model number, taken from the ID plate in an inside compartment, is F121. The range is about 20 years old; it was made in Run No 01. I'm sorry. but I can not read the engraved serial number.



    What gets pushed? There is an "Accel Clean" setting on the dial from which the oven uses are chosen, but no buttons to push unless the toggle to the immediate right of the settings dial is what gets pushed. Which way does the toggle get pushed; does the the top half go down or the bottom half?



    Thanks for your interst tech 17.

  • KarliJerry Mar 11, 2008

    The ID plate located as shown in Jenn-Air's diagram has three captions at the top. They are printed in black ink. From left to right they read Model No Serial Number Run No.



    Beneath the captions are rectangles. The one pertaining to Model reads F121 in black ink; the one under serial number is engraved with 53067000; the last one, under Run No is in black ink and reads 01.



    Barring any further advice we are going to turn the settings dial to Accel Clean, wait 30-or so seconds and try to open the oven door. If it is locked we'll sweat out the 4 hours and see what happens. If it is not locked we will push the toggle the opposite way and see it that locks the door. At this point that is all that we can do. Thank you tech17 for the hint.


  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    whats your brand and model number most ovens lock automatically when you push clean takes about 30 seconds

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KarliJerry, I have the same problem with my F-121. Like you, I got mine when I bought a house -- with intentions of getting a new stove. Then I found out that the "old gal" is so sweet. She's dependable, easy to operate, fun and works great -- except I am at a loss as how to best care of her because I have no owners manual. Therefore, like you, I cannot figure out how to use the ACCEL CLEAN feature. When I dial the feature, the red indicator light does not come on and and nothing happens. (BTW, the toggle switch next to dial controls the oven light it should be located in the back right hand corner of the oven up in a little recess.)

Have you had any luck?

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