Question about Frigidaire 30" Self-Cleaning Freestanding Electric Range - White-on-White
I startred a self-cleaning cycle on a frigidaire stove but I pulled on the oven door accidently before it locked shut and now it won't shut because the lock is stuck closed. I get a flashing lock light and a "dr" code on the panel when I try to set self-cleaning cycle again.
Push in on the oven light switch and hit clean then cancel you have to hold the oven light switch thats what tells the eoc the door is closed if this dont work reply to me
Posted on Jun 05, 2008
I hit oven clean button by accident, trying to cancel, but is stuck on lock, but not cleaning ??
Posted on Feb 18, 2010
What is the procedure to get the self cleaning oven to work ?
Have tried every combination possible ?
It is a Frigidaire... Model #CFEF388JEB1
Posted on Jan 16, 2009
Wow! Thanks so much tech17 for your help. For some reason I wasn't sure what you meant by oven light switch? Thinking it was the oven switch on top of the stove! Thank you again for your help ! Really ~~ I 've been flat broke and calling on Sears for 65. an hour hasn't been an option so have been without the oven for about a week now. Magically your words helped and the door now closes as well as the oven works once again ! Yay ! 100 stars go out to you ! Thank you so much !
Posted on Sep 13, 2008
Thanks for helping us. We were able to get our oven door closed when the lock light was flashing. This sight is very helpful and we so appreciate the help and easy to read as well as find the intstructions. This site saved us a service call charge plus a labor charge.
Posted on Jan 17, 2009
My stove isn't locking to self clean, it keeps saying CLN for 30 seconds and the I get this DR beep code on my stove and it's not making it self clean is there a motor for the lock to engage. I sprayed some wd40 and loosened up the lock but it still doesn't lock to clean please help
Posted on Apr 08, 2009
The light button worked perfectly for this thank you everyone who posted solutions for not only this situation but any questions people have. It's very helpful especially when you can't afford to get it looked at let alone replaced. Thank you. God bless
Posted on Aug 13, 2012
I pushed the clean button on my kenmore oven, the door wasn't closed and the lock came out, not I can not close the oven nor get the lock light to stop flashing. What can I do?
Posted on Sep 08, 2011
I am having the same problem except I did not pull on the door too early.
It's just now that the cleaning is done.
The door will not open and the lock light is still blinking.
Can't get the oven door open.
Must be that the door is smarter than the operator huh?
Posted on Oct 23, 2008
This helped me. I didn't know where my light switch on the stove was. Until I read the part about on the left and I started looking on the left, in the inside then when I found it. It worked. I'm so happy it's fixed :-)
Posted on Nov 08, 2009
Just wanted to say THANKS to Tech 17, I turned on the cleaning and forgot to shut the door first and it locked and I could not shut the door. I did what you said I pushed the oven light to turn off and held it for about 10 seconds and the lock let go and now I can shut my oven. Thanks I was very frustrated and calling the help line did nothing.
Posted on Sep 12, 2008
Thank you tech17. It worked! My husband repeated your instructions just a couple of times and bingo - it unlocked. Thank you very much!
Posted on Jul 02, 2008
Well i tryed the oven light switch solution, and it didnt work. I attepmted the brute force solution and that didnt work either, but as i was on the verge of breaking the lock off i noticed 2 screws on both sides of the lock. I took a phillips head screw driver and turn the screws a bits to adjust the lock and it worked... the oven made a sound for less then a min. and the flashing lock button turned off, and everything went back 2 normal.
Posted on Jul 11, 2008
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