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How do I get my Kenmore self cleaning oven door to open AFTER I self cleaned it. It won't open, HELP!

My oven door won't open after it went through the self cleaning cycle. Help.


I cleaned my oven yesterday but brought the oven timer to 2 hours of cleaning instead of the original 3 hour cleaning cycle. Today, I recleaned the oven at the set 3 hours time and now I cannot open the oven door.


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Kenmore , Wall Ovens , Appliances
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I know that it can be very frustrating to have your oven door refuse to unlock. However, without your model number I can only give some general information. On your control panel you should see a button, usually the stop/clear, that has a picture of a lock underneath it. Press this button down for 5 seconds, then wait for 2 minutes and try the door. If it does not unlock, restart your self clean cycle, wait for 1 minute, then press stop/clear twice. You should hear the latch unlock. If it does not and the door lock light is flashing, then it shows a malfunction in the latch assembly. If the door does not unlock and the light stays the same, it is a control panel problem. I would recommend for these repair you have a technician do them. They can be very complicated.

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by Manage My Life
January 10th, 2012
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Managemylife.com is a great place to find the answers to just about anything, especially on appliances. I would suggest that you provide a little more information such as the make and complete model number of your range so your expert will be able to provide you the best possible answer. Just click on reply below where you can provide the additional information. While you are waiting for an expert to respond, I have attached some helpful links below that may provide information to assist you with your question.
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January 8th, 2012
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