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Oven not working after self cleaning

Used the self cleaning function on my oven, now it is locked and acting like it is not working at all.

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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
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An electric oven is a great oven choice because of the advanced self-cleaning feature often available on certain models. A self-cleaning oven uses high temperatures to clean crusty baking spills and splatters and free its owner from having to use harsh chemicals to clean his oven. The following 4 steps lay out how a self-cleaning oven works.

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