Question about Ovens
First, turn off the breaker and stop that thing...the self clean or self destruct feature has caused damage....
The ONLY reason that ovens are made to self clean is because people are inherently lazy...why do something that is hard labor when it can do it its self....but the self cleaning is done through very high heat and this causes damage to the internal wiring and controls also....
Hopefully when the oven cools down it will unlock and you will be okay. You may have to call the customer service number to find out how to get it unlocked and restarted...they know very well how to walk you through this...it is not an uncommon problem, but consumer demands run the market place...
Check out this tip also that I wrote about this problem....
Self Cleaning Oven Problem
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Posted on Jul 28, 2010
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Jan 23, 2014 | Frigidaire Ovens
Hello - Before using the self-cleaning cycle of the appliance, remove the broiler pan and any utensils stored in the appliance. Also remove any excess spillovers in the oven cavity. Allow the oven to cool before cleaning. During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the wall oven can become very hot to the touch.
Typically to set the controls for a self-clean the first step is to confirm that the clock shows the correct time of the day. Press CLEAN. "---" appears in the display. Press the UP ARROW or DOWN ARROW once. "3:00" appears in the display for a 3 hour cycle. To change to a 2 hour cycle press DOWN ARROW"2:00" appears in the display. As soon as the controls are set, the motor drive lock will begin to close automatically and the "LOCK" indicator light will flash. DO NOT open the oven door while the light is flashing (it takes about 15 seconds for the over door to lock). "CLn" will appear in the display during the Self-Clean cycle and the "LOCK" light will glow until the Self-Cleaning cycle is complete or cancelled and the oven temperature has cooled.
When the Self-Clean cycle has completed, the time of the day or "End" will appear in the display window and the "Clean" and "LOCK" light will continue to glow. Once the over has cooled down for about 1 HOUR and the "LOCK" light has gone out, the oven door can be opened. If "End" is the display and the Clean indicator light remains ON, press CLEAR/OFF. The time of the day will appear in the display.
If it becomes necessary to stop or interrupt a Self-Cleaning cycle, press CLEAR/OFF. Once the oven has cooled down for about 1 HOUR and the "LOCK" light has gone out, the oven door can be opened. Restart the Self-Clean cycle once all conditions have been corrected.
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