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Oven door lock is stuck - KitchenAid KESC307 Electric Kitchen Range

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  • Herman East Dec 23, 2007

    Have the same problem except it is on a Whirlpool electric range. Have codew F5E1.

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Check the door lock solenoids remove the back off the range unplug the power and check the solenoids for continuity or possibly seized let me know if it works

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