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I was doing a self-cleaning of my Kenmore oven. I tried to open the oven by moving the lever to the left, and it would not budge. Then I started getting a warning beeping and an F2 message. How can I get the oven back open? Thanks

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Here are a couple of things to try:
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Hi, unplug the unit or shut off the circuit breaker for 5 minutes. Plug the unit back in or turn on the circuit breaker. Set the clock and gently try moving the door lock lever (is so equipped) or opening the door. Set the self-clean cycle again and only allow it to work for 15 minutes. Cancel the self-clean cycle and allow the oven to cool. Gently try moving the door lock lever (is so equipped) or opening the door. If these procedures fail to correct the condition, the lock must usually be accessed and moved manually to open the door.
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