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Frigidaire PLES389ECC Door won't stay closed

I have the Frigidaire PLES389ECC slide-In glass top oven. It is about 1.5 years old. Upon heating the oven the door begins to open slightly. The light in the oven will eventually come on as the switch is near the point of full extension and contact is made and the light comes on. It is almost like the gasket expands as you can look at the door from the side and see the slight angle that is formed between the oven frame and the door's edge. The best I can guess is the gasket is expanding. Should the door gasket expand to the point that it causes this?? I just don't know what to do!

Thanks,
Bob

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  • larry jaxson Apr 13, 2008

    WELL,

    Problem solved. The metal part that covers/hides the lower element in the oven was shifted forward about 1/4-1/2 inch and prevented that door from completely closing. I shifted the cover back and it seemed to fit a little better and then I tested the door. It was visibly hard to tell that the door was opened any more no matter where the metal part was in the bottom of the oven, however heating the oven proved that my moving it was THE solution.

    Bob

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