WARNING: Before checking or testing any parts, be sure to disconnect
your range from its power source completely and shut off the gas.
Try These First:
Unplug your range for 10 minutes, set the clock,
and see if your door will open.
Set the cycle again for 15 minutes, cancel it,
and try opening the door. If you’re receiving an error code on the display, do
not try this option.
If these solutions don’t work, you’ll have to remove the
lock manually. Consult your manual or manufacturer to find out which type of
door lock you have.
For solenoid systems, the coil is a common failure part on
the locking mechanism.
The motorized and heat activated style will likely be
underneath the top on free standing ranges. Heat activated locks do not have
any electrical parts that could fail – which means you may have to replace the