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this is normally due to worn spring latches it only takes one arm to become week and the door will not close they may both need replacing. there cost is around $ 40.00 ea us. you can find a repaier tech under oven repairs in your local phone book
Make sure there is nothing trapped at the bottom of the door to prevent it closing properly.
If nothing obviously wrong, then you will probably need to replace both oven door hinges as the door springs are probably weak.
A common problem with this type of oven with a drop down door.
If it is a drop down door with hinges on the bootom of the oven door, then it is likely to be weak door hinge springs, the usual solution is to replace both hinges.
If it is a swing open door, then the problem is related to a worn or broken door catch, or worn striker pin.
These hinges are now obsolete and you cannot get them anywhere. The poblem with this type of hinge is not with weak springs or anything like that, it is with the pivot pin in the door hinge. Follow these instructions and it will not cost you anything for the repair.
It is best to remove the oven from the housing. Remove both sides of the oven panels, you have to remove the top first, then the sides (remove about 20 screws all together). Support the bottom oven door first by tying a bit of string between the bottom and top oven door hand rails. This will stop the door falling down when you remove the springs. unhook the springs and the door will just slide out. (Use a loop of string attached to the back end of the spring to pull it from its holes.)
Dismantle the door by removing the screws. You will probably find that the the hinge pivot pins have come away from the U shaped hinge bracket. The secret is to make sure that these are fixed firm back into the bracket. What I did was to nip the U hinge bracket in a vice, (or use pliers) so that the pin will now protude slightly each side of the bracket. This allows more surface bearing area so the pin will not pull itself out of the hinge. To further make sure, I glued the ends of the pin with epoxy resin.
My door now feels like a new one even though it is 15 years old.
found parts for vulcan ovens at a appliance store called Y.E.S. ( year end supply) out of New Mexico if I remember correctly. It has been about 12 years since I have had the pleasure of working on an older vulcan oven. Hope this helps. Good Luck
This comment applies to most electric ovens that have drop down doors with hinges at the bottom.
The hinges are not adjustable, and in every case the problem is caused by one or both hinge springs being weak.
The only solution, is to replace both oven door hinges together.