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Oven is Locked - What to Do

Maytag Oven Door is Locked - What Should I Do?

If the oven door is locked either when starting the oven or when using there are some things you can do.  

Door is locked when starting or using the oven

  • Press Cancel/Off key to start a latch reset, wait 20-30 seconds and open door
  • Turn the power off at the circuit breaker or fuse box for one  minute, then turn the power back on.
  • Allow the oven to cool, approximately 30-90 minutes, move the latch arm to the left to unlock the door.

Door is locked during Self-Clean cycle

  • If power was interrupted during a Self-Clean cycle, and the cycle did not resume, select the "Self Clean" option, then select "Cancel".  Wait a couple of minutes then try to start the cycle again. 
  • If the oven clean cycle was started by mistake: Press Cancel/Off key. The oven will need to cool to approximately 200F(95C) before the oven door will open. 
  • Allow the oven to cool, approximately 30-90 minutes, move the latch arm to the left to unlock the door.

Reset power to the product:

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  1. Power unit down by turning off the circuit breaker(s) or fuse(s) for one (1) minute.
  2. Power unit up by turning on the circuit breaker(s) or fuse(s).
  3. Check the oven to see if oven has unlocked.

 

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