Frigidaire Oven Door [How To, Issues & Solutions]

Is your Frigidaire oven door not closing all the way or is the lock stuck? Today, we will talk about Frigidaire oven door problems and how to fix them.

Frigidaire Oven Door Lock Stuck — How to Fix

If your Frigidaire door lock is stuck, the lock motor is probably faulty. Below are the steps for you to follow in order to replace the door lock motor in a Frigidaire oven…

Step 1: For safety, unplug the oven’s power cord or switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 3: Take out the screw under the oven’s lower back panel with a quarter inch nut driver.

Step 4: Take out the other screws which hold the lower back panel in place. There are six screws.

Step 5: Push the lower back panel down and remove.

Step 6: Set the panel aside.

Step 7: Disconnect the wires from the door lock motor.

Step 8: Take out the two screws which secure the door lock motor using the quarter inch nut driver.

Step 9: Tilt the door lock motor inwards to remove it from the rod.

Step 10: Get a new door lock motor.

Step 11: Position the door lock motor on the rod.

Step 12: Hold the door lock motor to the oven using the two screws.

Step 13: Connect the wires to the door lock motor.

Step 14: Reposition the oven’s lower back panel and hold it in place with the six screws.

Step 15: Return the other screw under the panel.

Step 16: Reconnect the oven’s power.

Step 17: Push the oven back to its usual position.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace a Frigidaire oven door lock motor.

Frigidaire Oven Won’t Close All The Way — How To Fix

If your Frigidaire oven won’t close completely, the door hinges or door seal may have gone bad. Below we show you how to replace these two components in a Frigidaire oven…

1. Door Seal

Follow the steps below to replace the door seal or door gasket of your Frigidaire oven…

Step 1: Unplug the oven from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Pull out the ends of the door gasket from the bottom of the door. If you can’t pull them out, the door will need to be disassembled.

Step 4: Flip the lock on each door hinge forward with a flat head screwdriver.

Step 5: Close the door till it stops.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the door and lift the door off. Do not lift the door off by the handle.

Step 7: Set the door on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth.

Step 8: Take out the four screws at the bottom of the oven door.

Step 9: Take out the other two screws which hold the door handle in place.

Step 10: Separate the inner door from the outer one.

Step 11: Set the outer panel aside.

Step 12: Remove the door handle.

Step 13: Also remove the screws on each side of the inner door assembly which hold the door hinges in place.

Step 14: Set the door hinges aside.

Step 15: Flip the inner door assembly over.

Step 16: Take out the screws which hold the brackets of the inner door glass. There are four screws in total.

Step 17: Remove the inner door glass and brackets.

Step 18: Take out the screws which secure the metal panel covering the other inner door glass.

Step 19: Remove the panel.

Step 20: Pull out the door gasket.

Step 21: Get a new door gasket and push the clips in.

Step 22: Push the ends of the gasket into the door.

Step 23: Screw the metal panel back into place.

Step 24: Return the other inner door glass and brackets.

Step 25: Hold the brackets in place with the four screws.

Step 26: Screw the door hinges back to the door.

Step 27: Reposition the door handle and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 28: Secure the inner door to the outer one with the screws.

Step 29: Lift the door and position the hinges back in the slots in the oven.

Step 30: Open the door fully and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 31: Shut the door and plug the oven back into the outlet.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the door gasket or door seal of a Frigidaire oven.

2. Door Hinges

If replacing the door seal doesn’t fix the problem, the door hinges should be replaced. Below we show you how to replace Frigidaire oven door hinges step by step…

Step 1: Turn off the oven’s power supply by unplugging the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Flip the clips on the door hinges towards yourself with a flat head screwdriver.

Step 4: Close the door till it stops.

Step 5: Hold the sides of the oven door and lift it off.

Step 6: Set the door on a sturdy cloth lined surface with the front side down.

Step 7: Take out the four screws at the bottom of the oven door using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 8: Take out the other two screws at the top of the oven door which hold the door handle in place.

Step 9: Remove the door handle and set it aside.

Step 10: Lift the inner door off the outer one.

Step 11: Take out the screws which hold the door hinges to the inner door. There will be two screws on each side.

Step 12: Remove the door hinges.

Step 13: Get new door hinges and position them on the inner door.

Step 14: Hold the door hinges in place with the screws.

Step 15: Lift the inner door and position it on the outer one.

Step 16: Reposition the handle on the door and hold it in place with two screws.

Step 17: Return the four screws at the bottom of the oven door.

Step 18: Lift the oven door and insert the door hinges into the slots in the oven.

Step 19: Lower the door and flip back the clips on the door hinges.

Step 20: Shut the oven door.

Step 21: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Also follow the steps above if your Frigidaire oven door hinges are broken or your Frigidaire oven door won’t stay open.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the hinges in your Frigidaire oven door.

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Putting Frigidaire Oven Door Back On

To put the door of your Frigidaire oven back on, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Lift the oven door.

Step 2: Insert the hinges on the door into the slot on each side of the oven.

Step 3: Open the door completely.

Step 4: Flip the clips on hinges back.

Step 5: Close the oven door.

Frigidaire Oven Door Won’t Go Back On — How To Fix

If your Frigidaire oven door won’t go back on, the door hinges must have sprung. To reset your door hinges, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Using a wrench, pull the first door hinge down.

Step 2: While holding it down, push the hinge lock down to secure it.

Step 3: Do the same with the other door hinge.

The video below will show you what to do if your oven door hinge has sprung.

Frigidaire Oven Door Locked dr-0 — How to Fix

If your Frigidaire oven door is locked and it shows “dr-0” on the display, the door latch should be replaced. Below are the steps you need to follow in order to replace the door latch in a Frigidaire oven…

Step 1: Disconnect the oven’s power by unplugging the power cord from the outlet or switching the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Take out the three screws under the front of the stove top using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 4: Pull the stove top towards yourself. If there are wires connected to the stove top, disconnect them and make sure to note where each one goes.

Step 5: Set the stove top aside.

Step 6: Take out the three screws at the top of the oven which hold the support panel of the stove elements.

Step 7: Lift the support panel and elements.

Step 8: Hold the panel up with a thick piece of wood.

Step 9: Take out the two screws at the front of the oven which secure the door latch.

Step 10: Lift the door latch and remove it from the rod.

Step 11: Get a new door latch.

Step 12: Insert the rod into the new door latch and position the latch at the front of the oven.

Step 13: Hold the door latch in place with the two screws.

Step 14: Remove the piece of wood.

Step 15: Lower the panel with the stove elements.

Step 16: Hold the panel in place with the three screws.

Step 17: Lift the stove top and reposition it on the oven.

Step 18: Return the three screws under the stove top which hold it in place.

Step 19: Close the door of the oven.

Step 20: Plug the oven back in or switch the circuit breaker on.

Also follow the steps above if your Frigidaire oven door is locked and showing F9 on the display.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Frigidaire oven door latch.

Frigidaire Oven Door Handle Keeps Falling Off — How To Fix

If your Frigidaire oven door handle keeps falling of, you will need to tighten the screws or replace it. Follow the steps below if your Frigidaire oven door handle keeps falling off…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: There are locks on the door hinges. Flip each one forward with a flat head screwdriver to release the door.

Step 4: Close the door till it stops.

Step 5: Hold the sides of the door tightly and lift the door assembly off.

Step 6: Place the door on a cloth lined sturdy surface with the front side faced down.

Step 7: Tighten the two screws at the top of the door which hold the handle. If the handle still feels loose, it should be replaced.

Step 8: Take out the two screws which hold the door handle in place.

Step 9: Remove the door handle and get a replacement.

Step 10: Position the new door handle on the oven door.

Step 11: Secure the handle to the door using the two screws.

Step 12: Lift the door off the surface and insert the hinges into the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 13: Open the oven door completely.

Step 14: Flip the hinge locks back.

Step 15: Shut the door.

Step 16: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace your Frigidaire oven door handle.

Frigidaire Oven Door Exploded — What To Do

1. Outer Door Glass

To replace the outer glass of your Frigidaire oven door, simply follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Using a flat head screwdriver, push the lock on each door hinge down.

Step 4: Close the door till it stops.

Step 5: Grip the sides of the door and lift it off the oven.

Step 6: Place the door on a towel lined sturdy surface with the handle side facing downwards.

Step 7: Take out the four Philips head screws at the bottom of the door.

Step 8: Take out the other two screws at the top of the door and remove the handle.

Step 9: Lift the inner door off the outer one.

Step 10: Set the inner door aside.

Step 11: Wipe off the remains of the outer glass from the outer panel.

Step 12: Get a new door glass and position it on the panel with the foil face up.

Step 13: Reposition the inner door on the outer one.

Step 14: Position the handle on the door and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 15: Return the other four screws at the bottom.

Step 16: Insert the door hinges in the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 17: Open the oven door completely.

Step 18: Flip the hinge locks back.

Step 19: Shut the oven door.

Step 20: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the outer glass of a Frigidaire oven door.

2. Inner Door Glass

Below are the steps you need to follow in order to replace the inner glass of your Frigidaire oven door…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: On each door hinge, there will be a lock. Push the lock on each door hinge door.

Step 4: Close the door till it stops.

Step 5: Grip the sides of the door and lift it off.

Step 6: Place the door on a cloth lined sturdy surface.

Step 7: Take out the four screws at the bottom of the oven door using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 8: Take out the other two screws at the top of the door as well.

Step 9: Remove the door handle and set it aside.

Step 10: Separate the inner door from the outer one.

Step 11: Take out the four screws securing the metal panel which holds the inner door glass in place.

Step 12: Set the metal panel aside.

Step 13: Get rid of any pieces of broken glass.

Step 14: Get a new inner door glass and position it on the door assembly.

Step 15: Return the metal panel and hold it in place with the four screws.

Step 16: Lift the inner door and position it on the outer one.

Step 17: Position the handle at the top of the door and secure it with the two screws.

Step 18: Return the four Philips head screws at the bottom of the door.

Step 19: Lift the door up.

Step 20: Insert the door hinges into the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 21: Open the door completely and flip back the hinge locks.

Step 22: Close the oven door and plug the power cord back into the outlet.

If you would like a visual of how to replace the inner glass of a Frigidaire oven door, watch the video below.

Frigidaire Oven Door Exploded — Cause

There are two glasses in an oven door. The inner glass and the outer one. If the glass is hit mistakenly with an object, a crack might develop. As the oven heats up and cools down, the crack will expand.  If tempered glass was used in making your oven door, instead of simply shattering, it will explode. If your Frigidaire oven door glass shattered or exploded, you have to replace it. Above, we show you how to replace the outer and inner door glass of your Frigidaire oven.

How To Replace Oven Door On Frigidaire Stove

To replace your Frigidaire oven door assembly, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: There are locks on the door hinges, push them forward with a flat head screwdriver.

Step 4: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 5: Grip the sides of the door and lift it off the oven.

Step 6: Get a new door assembly.

Step 7: Position the door hinges in the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 8: Open the oven door completely.

Step 9: Flip the locks on the door hinges backwards to hold the door in place.

Step 10: Close the door and plug the oven’s power cord back in.

Frigidaire Oven Door Lock Beeping — How To Fix

If “door lock” keeps flashing and beeping on your Frigidaire oven, follow these steps…

Step 1: Open the oven door.

Step 2: On the left side of the oven’s front, there is a light switch. Hold the light switch down till the door latch at the front of the oven goes to the right and back to the left.

How To Remove Frigidaire Oven Door Without Hinge Latches

To remove a Frigidaire oven door without hinge latches, do the following…

Step 1: Open the oven door to a 45 degree angle.

Step 2: Grip the sides of the oven door and lift it off the door hinges.

How To Remove Frigidaire Oven Door To Clean Glass

Look at this article to remove your Frigidaire oven door to clean the glass.

How To Remove Frigidaire Microwave Door

Below we show you how to remove a Frigidaire microwave door.

Step 1: Unplug the microwave’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the microwave.

Step 3: Take out the screws at the top of the microwave’s front vent using a Philips head screwdriver. There are two screws.

Step 4: Carefully pry off the front vent using a putty knife.

Step 5: Lift the door up and pull it off the hinges.

Step 6: To return the door, insert the pins at the top and bottom into the door hinges.

Step 7: Return the front vent and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 8: Close the door and plug the power cord back in.

The video below will show you how to remove and replace the door of a Frigidaire microwave.

Frigidaire Oven Door FAQ

Frigidaire Oven Door Locked After Self Cleaning

Immediately after self cleaning, the oven is still very hot. To prevent injury, the oven door stays locked till the oven has cooled down. As soon as the oven has cooled down, it will unlock on its own.

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