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Door stays looked oven is new used once, worked great now oven door will not unlock

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Here is the link that may solve your problem.
http://www.appliance411.com/faq/cleanlock.shtml

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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Does your unit have a button to open door or do you just pull it to open it they are sometimes really stiff at first if it is button then it will need lock replacing about 60 pound if it just pulls open then these can seem stuck but will open as there is no mechanism to open the door so it will open but might take a bit of force the first few times untill it wares in a bit so dont be afraid of using force as it will open post back if you have any trouble and i will find a manuall and see what it says in their ok hope this is some help.........................................

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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Oven door is locked with food in it how to unlock asap


Hi , Anon !
My name is Ashlynn .
If your oven is locked , here's some ways you can unlock it :
  • 1 Look for a manual lever to unlock the oven. If there is one, it will probably swing back and forth horizontally, just below the upper edge of the oven door.
  • 2 Swing the locking lever, if one is present, all the way to the left. This should unlock the oven. If there is no manual lever to unlock the oven, it may be unlocked using push-button controls.
  • 3 Check to see if the oven is in a self-cleaning cycle, or has just completed a self-cleaning cycle. If so, the door will unlock automatically once the oven has finished the cleaning cycle and cooled completely, which may take several hours. You cannot unlock the oven before it has cooled.
  • 4 Unlock the "Clean/Off" button. Depending on the brand and model of your oven, the button may display both of these designations or just one. If your oven door is locked, but the oven is not warm and is not in a cleaning cycle, unlock it by pressing and holding the "Clean/Off" button.

    But it seems you have food inside so ,
    Press cancel on the cooking cycle , and let it cool to room temperature , and then try to open your oven .

  • Feb 25, 2015 | Maytag Ovens

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    Oven door stays locked light stays on all the time, oven is new only worked once, there are no buttons to open the door the lock on the door is for the self cleaning part of the oven. it worked great the...


    Either the door switch has failed or the control board is not sensing the door is closed. Try turning the power off for a couple minutes and back on. The oven is supposed to go through a diagnostic cycle when the power is applied and rotate the door latch. If this doesn't help you will probably have to call for service since it is in warranty.
    I will look up your model and see if there is anything else you can do that won't void your warranty.
    Thanks/Mike

    Nov 17, 2007 | Whirlpool RBS305PDS Electric Single Oven

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    Door stays open about 2 inches


    Replacing the hinges is risky because you need to be 100% sure the new hinges go back in the exact spot the old ones were.

    Otherwise, there might be leakage, which can lead to arcing and possible fire.

    The exploded view / parts list is here.

    If the hinges are not secure, the door may slip, which can cause leakage or failure to operate correctly.

    Also, there is a bulletin about these regarding the door locking _closed_ but maybe it's applicable in this case, too.

    Here's the text of the bulletin:

    KitchenAid & Whirlpool Electric Wall Ovens And Dual Fuel Range

    MODELS: KEBC101K, KEBC107K, KEBC141K, KEBC147K, KEBC171K, KEBC177K, KEBC206K, KEBC207K, KEBC208K, KEBC247K, KEBC276K, KEBC277K, KEBC278K, YKEBC107K, YKEBC177K, YKEBC208K, YKEBC278K GBD277PD, GBD307PD, YGBD307PD, GMC275PD, GMC305PD, RBD245PD, RBD275PD, RBD276PD, RBD305PD, RBD306PD, RBD307PD, AND KDRP407HS

    PRODUCTS BUILT BETWEEN CODE DATES: XP22 - XP29

    CONCERN: Error Code "F5 E1" or "F5 E7" (door latch not unlocking the door after self-clean cycle).

    CAUSE: This problem is caused by defective material in the core of the solenoid on the door latch. The solenoid works properly at normal temperatures, and at the beginning of a self-clean cycle. However, when heated, the plastic core binds the metal plunger, and will not allow it to unlock at the end of a cycle. Once cooled, the solenoid will again work properly. When a technician inspects the solenoid while it is cool, it will function normally.
    SOLUTION: Replace the solenoid with service solenoid #4452224.

    Jul 23, 2013 | Ovens

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    We a kitchen aid oven the door was accidentally lock. Can you find out how to open it? Whirlpool owns kitchen aid


  • Look for a manual lever to unlock the oven. If there is one, it will probably swing back and forth horizontally, just below the upper edge of the oven door

  • Swing the locking lever, if one is present, all the way to the left. This should unlock the oven. If there is no manual lever to unlock the oven, it may be unlocked using push-button controls.

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    Check to see if the oven is in a self-cleaning cycle, or has just completed a self-cleaning cycle. If so, the door will unlock automatically once the oven has finished the cleaning cycle and cooled completely, which may take several hours. You cannot unlock the oven before it has cooled.

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    Unlock the "Clean/Off" button. Depending on the brand and model of your oven, the button may display both of these designations or just one. If your oven door is locked, but the oven is not warm and is not in a cleaning cycle, unlock it by pressing and holding the "Clean/Off" button.

  • Nov 18, 2012 | Ovens

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    Cannot unlock oven door


  • Here it is!

    Look for a manual lever to unlock the oven. If there is one, it will probably swing back and forth horizontally, just below the upper edge of the oven door.

  • Swing the locking lever, if one is present, all the way to the left. This should unlock the oven. If there is no manual lever to unlock the oven, it may be unlocked using push-button controls.

  • Check to see if the oven is in a self-cleaning cycle, or has just completed a self-cleaning cycle. If so, the door will unlock automatically once the oven has finished the cleaning cycle and cooled completely, which may take several hours. You cannot unlock the oven before it has cooled.


  • Unlock the "Clean/Off" button. Depending on the brand and model of your oven, the button may display both of these designations or just one. If your oven door is locked, but the oven is not warm and is not in a cleaning cycle, unlock it by pressing and holding the "Clean/Off" button.

    Nov 10, 2011 | Maytag Ovens

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    How do i unlock a de dietrich oven?


    In order to unlock the oven you need to perform the following:
    Look for a manual lever to unlock the oven. If there is one, it will probably swing back and forth horizontally, just below the upper edge of the oven door.
    Swing the locking lever, if one is present, all the way to the left. This should unlock the oven. If there is no manual lever to unlock the oven, it may be unlocked using push-button controls.
    Check to see if the oven is in a self-cleaning cycle, or has just completed a self-cleaning cycle. If so, the door will unlock automatically once the oven has finished the cleaning cycle and cooled completely, which may take several hours. You cannot unlock the oven before it has cooled.
    Unlock the "Clean/Off" button. Depending on the brand and model of your oven, the button may display both of these designations or just one. If your oven door is locked, but the oven is not warm and is not in a cleaning cycle, unlock it by pressing and holding the "Clean/Off" button.

    Jun 25, 2011 | De Dietrich Ovens

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    HOW TO UNLOCK THE OVEN DOOR FOR THE DIETRICH OVEN MODEL DOP440BE1


    Hi,
    In order to unlock the oven you need to perform the following:
    Look for a manual lever to unlock the oven. If there is one, it will probably swing back and forth horizontally, just below the upper edge of the oven door.
    Swing the locking lever, if one is present, all the way to the left. This should unlock the oven. If there is no manual lever to unlock the oven, it may be unlocked using push-button controls.
    Check to see if the oven is in a self-cleaning cycle, or has just completed a self-cleaning cycle. If so, the door will unlock automatically once the oven has finished the cleaning cycle and cooled completely, which may take several hours. You cannot unlock the oven before it has cooled.
    Unlock the "Clean/Off" button. Depending on the brand and model of your oven, the button may display both of these designations or just one. If your oven door is locked, but the oven is not warm and is not in a cleaning cycle, unlock it by pressing and holding the "Clean/Off" button.
    Thank you for contacting Fixya.com

    Aug 07, 2009 | De Dietrich Ovens

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    Thermador oven door won't close all the way - seems like the seal is holding it open. I can press and hold it closed, but if I release, it pops out. The oven light stays on all the time. Model smw272


    Have exactly the same situation. All the solutions I have seen talk about replacing the hinges or seal. But people report the same thing happens a month later. Looking hard at the door what it needs is something to pull it right at the top. So I installed a rare earth magnet from www.kjmagnetics.com I used part number BX884DCS which costs $4. It mounts with a couple of screws and I put it on the door a couple of inches down from the top.
    Its possible that heat from the oven will kill the magnet over time but for $4 I can replace it for a lot less than hinges and it works great. The door closes more securely than it ever did when the oven was new.
    Hope this helps.

    Aug 05, 2009 | Thermador SMW272 Electric Double Oven

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    On mine, I was able to take of the face plate and unscrew the metal locking arm from the motor. Once i wiggled the locking arm away from the locked position I was able to open the door. Once i opened the door, the little motor which controls the locking arm automatically rotated to the unlocked position and cleared teh "locked door" message on the control panel.

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