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Managemylife com I want to use the self-clean function on my Kenmore Model 790. The manual says (p.17): "Once the Self-Cleaning cycle has completed and the Door Locked Indicator light has turned OFF you MUST unlock the cooktop before the gas surface burners will operate." However, there is no information about how to unlock the cooktop on this model. On Range Features (p. 6), there is an indication that there is a display for a Cooktop Lockout on "some models." It is not on our model. How then do I unlock the cooktop after the self-clean cycle is complete? Does it unlock automatically?? Directions are VERY unclear. Thank you for your help.

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From the manual:

To turn the Cooktop Lockout Feature OFF:
1. Press and hold (_ until "CLO" appears (Figure 3). Continue holding
until a second beep sounds (after 3 seconds). I_1will disappear from
the display indicating the cooktop may be used normally (Figure 4).
Note: Starting a Self-Clean cycle will automatically turn ON the Cooktop
Lockout feature. The cooktop will remain locked until the Self-Clean cycle
has completed and the oven door has unlocked. If a power failure occurs
after the Cooktop Lockout has been activated, you must turn OFF the
Cooktop Lockout feature before being able to use the cooktop features
again.

Posted on Dec 14, 2013

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SOURCE: After self- cleaning my Kenmore

This may be a silly question but, did you just try turning off the circuit breaker for a couple minutes to see if it resets itself when you flip it back on?

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