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I have a first edition Amana self cleaning oven and I don't have the manual and I can't figure out how to use the clean oven option especially locking the door

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SOURCE: Oven door remains locked after completion of self clean cycle

My oven door stays locked , when I press the clear button I get F1?
I hold the clear button for a few seconds and still nothing.

Please,
Thank You

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Door locked after cancelling self clean option

Try pressing and holding down the child lock button the locklight should go out and the door unlock on some frigidaires the clid lock out locks the door to

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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SOURCE: self-cleaning oven door won't open

The oven door lock needs approximately 1 hour to cool down before the oven door can be opened after a self cleaning cycle has finished. If the lock does not open after the oven has cooled down, you can try....1) Unplugging the range or shut off the circuit breaker for 5 minutes. Plug the range back in or turn on the circuit breaker. Set the clock and try moving the door lock lever or opening the door. 2) 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 or opening the door.

Most ranges today use 3 different types of door locks...one is a solenoid controlled lock ( you hear a loud buzz noise when setting or unlocking the lock and has a arm that you must move to set the lock )...another is a heat sensitive lock ( has a arm that you must move to lock and un-lock, makes no noises and has a spring that slowly moves to lock the door will the oven is heating up )...Some locks are motorized ( no handle to move, the motor locks the door by it's self when you set the range for self clean )... If the motorized and heat sensitive locks fails to open after the self clean cycle, you must access the lock and move it yourself to open the door. On the free standing ranges, most times you must lift the cook top to access the lock mechanism. On built in ovens, the oven must be pulled out to remove the top access panel to get at the lock mechanism. Some build in ovens can have the control console removed to access the lock system. On the heat sensitive style of lock, there are no electrical parts to operate the lock, usually you will need to replace the lock. On the motorized style of lock, you will have to use a ohm/volt meter to test why the motor will not work. On the solenoid style of lock, the solenoid is often mounted on the back of the range and can be accessed by removing the rear panel, some may be mounted at the front, such as in a built in oven. The failure of the solenoid style of lock is normally caused by a bad lock solenoid. In order to get your door open, you must operate the door latch mechanism manually. Unplug or remove power from the range. Take the rear cover off the range. Locate the door latch assembly and operate it manually and open your door. Then check continuity of the solenoid. Some of the latch assemblies have micro switches to supply power also. You may need to check them. You should be able to get the door open and use your range until you can get a tech to repair if you can not repair yourself.

If you've interrupted the clean cycle or have accidentally set the clean cycle with the oven door open, the latch may have engaged and now the door can't be closed because it will hit the latch. There may be a door activated* switch on the front face of the oven. In this case you may need to manually press that door switch with your finger while at the same time canceling the clean cycle to get the latch to retract so the door can close fully again.

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: The lock on self cleaning oven door will not release

Once the cleaning button on the oven is pressed it take 15 minutes for the uven door to unlock.

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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I lost my Manual and can't remember how to use the self-cleaning option. Can you help?


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Before you go working too hard to get you oven to go into the self clean mode(self destruct)....check out this tip...

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Instructions for Amana Self Clean Oven


Hi,



Before you go working too hard to get you oven to go into the self clean mode(self destruct)....check out this tip...

Self Cleaning Oven Problem


heatman101

" Wish I had read this first. I never would have used the self cleaning option. Thanks for the info!!

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After self-cleaning the oven is still locked (24 hours) Followed the instructions to press two pads at the same time, did not work.


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Seems like you found out the hard way what I wrote about in this tip...

Check it out it also contains some thing to try on how to unlock that oven..

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heatman101

Asker's Testimonial " Wish I had read this first. I never would have used the self cleaning option. Thanks for the info!! " - amymrocks

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Oven cleaner, door lock problem gave error reading F9, door locked, won't open, not cleaning.


Hi,

Seems like you found out the hard way what I wrote about in this tip...


Check it out it also contains some thing to try on how to unlock that oven..

Self Cleaning Oven Problem
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3969401-self_cleaning_oven_problem

heatman101


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I have a Kelvinator (used) self-cleaning oven with no manual. I would like to know how to set the dials for cleaning the oven.


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Before you go working too hard to get you oven to go into the self clean mode....check out this tip...


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3969401-self_cleaning_oven_problem

heatman101

" Wish I had read this first. I never would have used the self cleaning option. Thanks for the info!! "

Apr 27, 2010 | Ovens

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I inherited an older Amana Gas oven that is self


Here is an older manual with instructions on self clean and everything else. Hope it helps!
http://shop.amana.com/assets/pdfs/literature/30946503.PDF

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There is a thermal fuse inside the rear panel of the oven that frequently blows when using self clean option. This is where I would start looking.

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Can you locate the model number on the oven? Also any particular name of the stove? The manufactured year. These should all be available on a stainless steel or aluminum attached plate , probably on the back of the stove or inside the door.
I wouldn't try using the self cleaning feature until we get some advice. it could lock up on you and not UNLOCK. Normally self cleaning takes place at 600 or more degrees .

I'm sure others still have the same stove., I will see what I can find for you.

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