Would you like to learn how to use your Electrolux oven lock or is your Electrolux oven locked? In this article, we will show you how to use an Electrolux oven lock and fix some lock related problems.
Electrolux Oven Control Lock — How To Use
To use the control lock feature of your Electrolux oven, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: Locate the “C” and “clock” buttons on your oven’s control panel.
Step 2: Hold down these two buttons for a few seconds.
Step 3: To unlock, hold down these same buttons for a few seconds.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to use your Electrolux oven lock.
Electrolux Oven Locked — How To Fix
If your Electrolux oven is locked, it may be because you mistakenly activated the control lock feature. Read the section directly above this one to learn how to use the control lock feature of an Electrolux oven. If your oven door still stays locked after this, the latch motor is faulty. Below are the steps you need to follow in order to replace the latch motor of your Electrolux oven…
Step 1: To avoid the risk of electrocution, unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet and switch off the circuit breaker.
Step 2: Pull the oven away from the wall to access the rear.
Step 3: If your oven uses gas, shut off the gas supply as well.
Step 4: Get a quarter inch nut driver.
Step 5: Using the quarter inch nut driver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s lower rear panel in place.
Step 6: Lift the rear panel off and set it aside.
Step 7: Note where each wire goes on the latch motor. If it’s too difficult to remember, simply take a picture.
Step 8: Take out the two quarter inch screws which hold the door latch motor in place.
Step 9: Remove the door latch motor from the rod.
Step 10: Push the rod forward to unlock the door.
Step 11: Get a new Electrolux oven lock motor.
Step 12: Insert the rod into the hole in the new door latch motor.
Step 13: Hold the door latch motor in place with the two quarter inch screws.
Step 14: Reconnect the wires to the door latch motor making sure that each one goes to the right place.
Step 15: Reposition the oven’s upper back panel and hold it in place with the quarter inch screws.
Step 16: Reconnect the power to the oven by switching the circuit breaker on or plugging the oven’s power cord back in.
Step 17: If you shut off the gas supply, turn it back on.
Step 18: Return the oven to its usual position.
If you would like a visual of how to replace the door latch motor in an Electrolux oven, watch the video below.
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Electrolux Oven Door Locked After Cleaning — How To Fix
If your oven Electrolux oven is locked after self cleaning, do not be alarmed. As soon as the self clean cycle ends, the oven is still extremely hot. To prevent the user from getting injured, the door stays locked till it completely cools down. Once the oven has cooled down, it should unlock. If it doesn’t unlock, the door latch motor is probably faulty, read the section directly above this one to replace the door latch motor in an Electrolux oven.
Electrolux Oven Door Hinge Locked — How To Fix
If your Electrolux oven door hinge is locked, follow the steps below…
Step 1: Get a large wrench.
Step 2: Pull the door hinge down using the large wrench.
Step 3: While holding the hinge down with the wrench, flip the lock back to hold it in place.
The video below will show you what to do if your Electrolux door hinge is locked.