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I unintentionally turned on the self-clean and now the door is locked. How can I unlock it and roast my chicken?

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It should lock only when it is self-cleaning. Let it do it's thing and cool down some. It should unlock when has finished the cycle.

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IF you can locate the model number tag (bottom left of door opening) you can look up the manual at www.geappliances.com
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