Testimonial: "Ray , put in model Leisure cookmaster 101 not recognised."
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you didn't send the brand name and model number but you might have a switch up on the console that will keep the oven light on or open the door and push in on the switch if the light goes out you could have bad door hinges,if the hinges are bad the door can't close tight enough to hit the switch and they'll have to be replaced or the switch is bad.
sounds to me like bottom hinges are set to close to oven/ need spacers so oven door closes flat top and bottom at moment it seems that bottom is to tight before oven door is closed ,try fitting spacers behind hinge fixings at bottom, good luck
there might be a problem on the switch inside the oven.the switches inside might be jamed.that is why the door closes tight.and when the switch are not workinr properly oven wont heat.you should check on the latch if it touches the switch
I had the same problem on my parents Kitchenaid KEMS378GWH0 oven, the door would only close enough to keep the light on. They propped a chair against it to cook. My father replaced the hinges and it worked for about a week. He noticed that pulling outward on the door at the very bottom edge often allowed it to close enough to use.
After completely dismantling the oven to get access to the brackets that the hinges slide into, we found it was not broken. We decided to expand on the only near solution we had and find a way to make the bottom of the door 'push out'. Our solution was very simple. Remove the small metal plate that covers the door insulation. This revealed that the insulation is a braided hollow rope that is held in by small clips that push through holes in the front of the oven. We threaded some small metal rods about 3/8 inch in diameter into the hollow insulation pushed the clips back in to re-attach the insulation, replaced the metal cover plate.