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GE Oven door won't unlock after cleaning cycle (and cool down).

Model GE JKP45WP Double built in electric oven. After the last routine self cleaning cycle ended and cooled down, (actually days of cool down), the top door of our built in double oven still remains locked.
We've tried turning off the circuit breaker to hopefully reset it, but to no positive result. We've run it through another cleaning cycle to hopefully free it after a 2nd cooling.... still nothing.
Any information anyone can offer would be greatly appreciated? Thank you!

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Hi,
Cycling the power off and then on again will sometimes reset it...often you will have to call the customer service number to get the steps to take to unlock that...

Also check out this tip...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3969401-self_cleaning_oven_problem

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