Is your Frigidaire oven lock stuck or do you want to unlock your oven door after self cleaning? In this article, we will talk about Frigidaire oven lock problems and how to fix them.
Frigidaire Oven Door Lock Stuck — How To Fix
In Frigidaire ovens, a door lock motor is used to lock the door. If this component malfunctions, the oven door won’t open. Below we show you how to replace a Frigidaire oven door lock motor…
Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.
Step 2: To prevent the risk of electrocution, unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet or switch the circuit breaker off.
Step 3: If your Frigidaire oven is a gas one, shut off the gas supply as well.
Step 4: Take out the screw underneath the oven’s lower back panel on the left.
Step 5: Take out the other screws which hold the lower back panel in place.
Step 6: Lift the lower back panel off.
Step 7: Set it aside.
Step 8: Note where each wire goes on the door lock motor.
Step 9: Disconnect the wires from the door lock motor.
Step 10: Take out the screws which secure the door lock motor.
Step 11: Remove the motor from the rod and get a new one.
Step 12: Position the new motor on the rod.
Step 13: Hold the motor in place with the screws.
Step 14: Reconnect the wires to the door lock moor.
Step 15: Return the oven’s lower back panel and the screws which hold it in place.
Step 16: Also return the other screw underneath the panel.
Step 17: Plug the oven back in.
Step 18: Turn your gas supply back on.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the door lock motor in a Frigidaire oven.
Frigidaire Self Cleaning Oven Door Won’t Lock — How To Fix
If your Frigidaire self cleaning oven door won’t lock, the door latch or door lock motor is faulty. If your oven doesn’t have a manual door lock, read the section directly above this one to replace the door lock motor. If your Frigidaire oven has a manual lock, follow these steps to replace the door latch assembly in a Frigidaire oven…
Step 1: Unplug your oven’s power cord from the outlet.
Step 2: Shut off the gas supply as well.
Step 3: Remove the burner grates.
Step 4: Lift off the burner caps and bases.
Step 5: Take out all the screws on the stove top which hold it in place using a quarter inch nut driver.
Step 6: Carefully lift the stove top off and set aside.
Step 7: You will need to take out the metal plate which covers the stove top. To do this, take out the two screws on the front sides of the panel using a pair of pliers. There will be one screw on each side.
Step 8: Using a Philips head screwdriver and a quarter inch nut driver, take out the remaining screws which hold the metal plate in place.
Step 9: Lift the plate off and set it aside.
Step 10: Open the door of the oven. If the door doesn’t open, get a clothe hanger and insert it between the door.
Step 11: Pull back on the door latch with the clothe hanger to release the door.
Step 12: Take out the two screws at the front of the oven which hold the door latch in place.
Step 13: Lift the door latch off the rod.
Step 14: Get a new door latch.
Step 15: Position the new door latch in the oven and insert the rod into it.
Step 16: Secure the latch to the oven with the two screws.
Step 17: Return the metal plate and all the screws which hold it in place.
Step 18: Reposition the stove top on the metal plate.
Step 19: Return all the screws which hold the stove top in place.
Step 20: Return the burner bases and caps.
Step 21: Reposition the grates.
Step 22: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.
Step 23: Plug the oven back in.
The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the door latch in a Frigidaire oven.
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How To Unlock Frigidaire Oven DR
To unlock your Frigidaire oven if it’s showing dr, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: Open the oven door.
Step 2: On the left corner of the oven’s frame, there is a light switch. Hold the light switch down till you see the door latch go to the right and back to the left.
Also follow the steps to unlock your Frigidaire oven if it shows F90 on the display.
How To Unlock A Frigidaire Oven Door After Self Cleaning
After self cleaning, the oven has to cool down before the door unlocks. However, if you can’t wait for that, follow these steps…
Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall. Be careful, as the oven will be very hot.
Step 2: Unplug the power cord from the outlet.
Step 3: Leave the oven unplugged for 5 minutes.
Step 4: After 5 minutes, plug the oven back in. The door should unlock now.
Also follow the steps above if your Frigidaire oven door keeps locking and unlocking or to manually unlock a Frigidaire oven. If that doesn’t work, hold down the “Off” button for 6 seconds.
How To Child Lock A Frigidaire Oven
To turn on the child lock feature on your Frigidaire oven, follow these steps…
Step 1: Find the “Clear/Off” button on the oven’s control panel.
Step 2: Hold the button down for about six seconds.
Step 3: To unlock, hold the “Clear/Off” button for about six seconds.
Follow step 3 above to unlock your Frigidaire oven controls.
Frigidaire Oven Door Hinge Locked — How To Fix
If your Frigidaire oven door hinges are locked and won’t go back on, you need to reset them. Look at this article to reset sprung door hinges.
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Frigidaire Oven Lock Light Flashing
The lock light on a Frigidaire oven flashes to tell you that the door has been locked.