Jenn-Air Oven Door [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions]

If your Jenn-Air oven door won’t close properly or the glass is shattered, you are in the right place. In this article, we will look at Jenn-Air oven door problems and how to fix them.

Jenn-Air Oven Door Not Closing Tightly — Causes And Solutions

Below, we talk about the possible reasons why your Jenn-Air oven door won’t close completely and what to do about them.

1. Door Hinges

If the springs on the door hinges fail, the oven door won’t close properly. To fix the issue, the door hinges will need to be replaced. Below, we show you how to replace the door hinge of your Jenn-Air range oven, Jenn-Air wall oven, and Jenn-Air double wall oven.

1. Jenn-Air Range Oven

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Jenn-Air oven door hinges…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall to access the rear.

Step 2: To avoid the risk of electrocution, unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Open the oven door slightly.

Step 4: Grip the sides of the oven door and lift it off the hinges.

Step 5: Set the door aside on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth.

Step 6: Using a 5/16th hex head screwdriver, take out the screws underneath the two door hinges. There is one screw underneath each door hinge.

Step 7: Take out the other screws above the hinges as well.

Step 8: Go to the side of the oven.

Step 9: Lift the hinge up and slide it out.

Step 10: Do the same to remove the other door hinge.

Step 11: Get new Jenn-Air oven door hinges.

Step 12: Slide the first door hinge back into the oven.

Step 13: Do the same with the other door hinge.

Step 14: Return the four hex head screws which hold the two door hinges in place.

Step 15: Lift the oven door.

Step 16: Slide the bottom of the oven door onto the hinges.

Step 17: Open the oven door fully then shut it.

Step 18: Plug the power cord back in and return the oven to its usual position.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the door hinges in your Jenn-Air range oven.

2. Jenn-Air Single Wall Oven

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Jenn-Air oven door hinges…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch the circuit breaker off for safety.

Step 3: Open the door of the oven.

Step 4: Get a small nail.

Step 5: Bend the nail into a u shape.

Step 6: Insert the nail into the small hole in the right door hinge. This will help keep the door in the broil position.

Step 7: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 8: Take out the screws on the sides of the oven which hold the door hinges. There is one screw above each door hinge.

Step 9: Close the door till it is at the broil position.

Step 10: Grip the sides of the oven door and lift it off.

Step 11: Set the door on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth.

Step 12: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the three screws at the top of the oven door assembly.

Step 13: Take out the other three Philips head screws at the bottom of the oven door.

Step 14: Carefully lift the inner door off the outer door.

Step 15: Set the outer door aside.

Step 16: Take out the screws which hold the door hinges to the inner door assembly. Each door hinge is held in place with one screw.

Step 17: Lift the door hinges off. The edges of the hinges are sharp so be careful as you do this.

Step 18: Get new Jenn-Air oven door hinges.

Step 19: Position the hinges on the inner door assembly.

Step 20: Hold the door hinges in place using the two screws.

Step 21: Position the outer door on the inner door assembly.

Step 22: Return the three screws at the bottom of the oven door.

Step 23: Also return the other three screws at the top of the door.

Step 24: Lift the oven door.

Step 25: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 26: Open the door fully while supporting it.

Step 27: Remove the nail from the door hinge.

Step 28: Return the small metal pieces and screws to the sides of the oven’s front frame.

Step 29: Shut the oven door.

Step 30: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Jenn-Air oven door hinges.

3. Jenn-Air Oven Double Wall Oven

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Jenn-Air oven door hinges…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch the circuit breaker off to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: There is a latch on each door hinge. Using a flat blade screwdriver, flip the latches forward.

Step 5: Close the door till it stops.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door, tilt it in, and lift it up.

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

Step 8: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 9: Using the screwdriver, take out the screws at the bottom of the door which hold the cap in place.

Step 10: Set the cap aside.

Step 11: Take out the three screws at the top of the oven door as well.

Step 12: Take out the Philips head screws above the door hinges. There is one screw above each door hinge.

Step 13: There are four screws at the bottom of the door which hold the hinges in place. Take out the four screws.

Step 14: Lift the inner door and remove the hinges.

Step 15: Get new hinges for your Jenn-Air oven door.

Step 16: Position the hinges on the door.

Step 17: Lower the door and return the four screws at the bottom which hold the hinges in place.

Step 18: Return the other two screws above the door hinges which hold them in place.

Step 19: Reposition the bottom cap on the door and hold it in place with the screws.

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Step 20: Return the three screws at the top of the oven door.

Step 21: Lift the door.

Step 22: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 23: Open the door fully.

Step 24: Flip the hinge latches back to hold the door in place.

Step 25: Shut the door.

Step 26: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Jenn-Air double wall oven door hinges.

2. Door Gasket

If your Jenn-Air oven door still won’t close completely after replacing the door hinges, the gasket has worn out. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Jenn-Air oven door gasket…

Step 1: First, locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: To avoid the risk of electrocution, switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 3: Open the door of the oven.

Step 4: Pull out the ends of the door gasket from the holes in the bottom of the oven.

Step 5: There are clips on the gasket. These clips are inserted into the holes around the oven’s front frame. Pull out the clips from the holes around the oven’s front frame.

Step 6: Get a new Jenn-Air oven door gasket.

Step 7: Insert the gasket’s clips into the holes around the oven.

Step 8: Push the ends of the gasket into the bottom of the oven. You can do this with a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 9: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 10: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Jenn-Air oven door gasket.

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Jenn-Air Oven Door Handle Loose — How To Fix

If your Jenn-Air oven door handle is loose, follow the steps listed below to tighten it…

Step 1: Switch off the oven’s circuit breaker or unplug the power cord from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 2: Open the oven door slightly.

Step 3: Grip the sides of the oven door and lift it off the hinges. If the door doesn’t lift off, open the door fully.

Step 4: Flip the latches on the hinges forward.

Step 5: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door and lift it off.

Step 7: Place the door on a sturdy surface lined with a towel or cloth.

Step 8: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 9: Take out the three Philips head screws at the top of the oven door.

Step 10: Turn the door around and take out the Philips head screws at the bottom.

Step 11: Remove the door’s bottom trim and set it aside.

Step 12: Carefully slide off the door’s outer glass.

Step 13: Set the glass aside on a cloth lined surface.

Step 14: Take out the screws which hold the door’s top trim assembly in place.

Step 15: Remove the top trim assembly.

Step 16: Tighten the two screws which hold the door handle to the trim.

Step 17: Reposition the top trim on the oven door and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 18: Slide the outer glass back onto the oven door.

Step 19: Reposition the bottom trim and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 20: Return the other three screws at the top of the oven.

Step 21: Lift the oven door.

Step 22: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven. If that doesn’t work, lift the door up and slide it onto the hinges.

Step 23: Open the door fully.

Step 24: Flip the latches on the hinges forward. If there are no latches, skip this step.

Step 25: Shut the oven door.

Step 26: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on or plug the power cord back into the outlet.

Jenn-Air Oven Door Handle Broken — How To Fix

If your Jenn-Air oven door handle is broken, you will need to replace it. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Jenn-Air oven door handle…

Step 1: Disconnect the power to the oven. Do this by switching the circuit breaker off or unplugging the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the oven door partially.

Step 3: Lift the oven door off the hinges. If that doesn’t work, open the door fully.

Step 4: Flip the latches on the hinges forward. You can use a flat blade screwdriver to do this.

Step 5: Close the door till it stops.

Step 6: Line a sturdy surface with a towel or cloth.

Step 7: Grip the sides of the door, tilt it in, and lift it off.

Step 8: Place the door on the sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 9: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws at the top of the oven door. There are three screws at the top of the door.

Step 10: Turn the door around.

Step 11: Take out the screws at the bottom of the oven door as well. These screws hold the bottom trim in place.

Step 12: Set the bottom trim aside.

Step 13: Carefully slide the outer glass of the oven door.

Step 14: Place the outer glass on a cloth lined surface.

Step 15: Take out the screws which hold the door’s top trim in place.

Step 16: Lift the trim off the door.

Step 17: Take out the two screws which hold the handle to the top trim.

Step 18: Remove the metal bracket and handle from the trim.

Step 19: Get a new Jenn-Air oven door handle.

Step 20: Position the handle and bracket on the trim.

Step 21: Hold them in place with the two screws.

Step 22: Reposition the top trim assembly on the oven door.

Step 23: Secure the trim with the screws.

Step 24: Slide the outer glass onto the door.

Step 25: Reposition the bottom trim and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 26: Return the three screws at top of the oven door.

Step 27: Lift the door up.

Step 28: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 29: Open the door fully.

Step 30: Flip the latches on the hinges back. If there aren’t any latches, skip this step.

Step 31: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 32: Plug the oven’s power cord back in or switch the circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace a Jenn-Air oven door handle.

Jenn-Air Oven Door Glass Shattered — What To Do

If your Jenn-Air oven door glass is shattered, you will need to replace it. Below, we will show you how to replace the inner and outer glass of your Jenn-Air oven door.

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1. Outer Glass

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the outer glass of your Jenn-Air oven door…

Step 1: First, disconnect the power to the oven for safety. Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet or switch off the circuit breaker to do this.

Step 2: Open the oven door partially and lift it off, If that doesn’t work on your oven model, open the door fully.

Step 3: There are latches on the door hinges. Flip the latches on the hinges forward using a flat blade screwdriver.

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

Step 5: Get a towel or cloth and use it to line a sturdy surface.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 7: Lift the door off the oven.

Step 8: Place the door on the sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 9: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 10: Using the screwdriver, take out the screws at the bottom of the oven door.

Step 11: Remove the trim at the bottom of the oven door.

Step 12: Put on some gloves for safety.

Step 13: Remove the broken pieces of the outer glass.

Step 14: Get a new outer glass for your Jenn-Air oven door.

Step 15: Slide the new outer glass onto the door assembly.

Step 16: Reposition the bottom trim on the oven door.

Step 17: Hold the trim in place with the Philips head screws.

Step 18: Lift the oven door.

Step 19: Slide the door onto the hinges. If that doesn’t work, insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 20: Open the door of the oven fully.

Step 21: Flip the latches on the hinges back to hold the door in place. If there aren’t latches on the door, skip this step.

Step 22: Shut your Jenn-Air oven door.

Step 23: Switch the circuit breaker back on or plug the power cord back into the outlet.

2. Inner Glass

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the inner glass of your Jenn-Air oven door…

Step 1: Switch off the oven’s circuit breaker or unplug the power cord from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Flip the latches on the hinges forward to release the door. If there aren’t any latches on the hinges, skip this step.

Step 4: Push the door closed till it stops at the broiling position.

Step 5: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 6: Lift the door off from the oven.

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

Step 8: Get yourself a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 9: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the three screws at the bottom of door.

Step 10: Remove the door’s bottom trim and set it aside.

Step 11: Using the same screwdriver, take out the other screws at the top of the oven door.

Step 12: Put on some gloves for safety.

Step 13: Take out the screws which hold the inner glass’s metal panel in place.

Step 14: Unscrew the top trim assembly from the door.

Step 15: Remove the trim and set it aside.

Step 16: Lift the metal panel off the oven door.

Step 17: Lift the glass off the oven door.

Step 18: Using a pair of pliers, bend back the metal tabs of the surrounding metal panel which hold the inner glass in place.

Step 19: Remove the broken pieces of glass.

Step 20: Get a new inner glass for your Jenn-Air oven door.

Step 21: Slide the glass onto the surrounding metal panel.

Step 22: Bend the metal tabs back to hold the inner glass in place.

Step 23: Lift the inner glass up.

Step 24: Position the glass on the inner door assembly.

Step 25: Reposition the metal panel.

Step 26: Hold the metal panel in place with the screws.

Step 27: Reposition the top trim assembly on the door.

Step 28: Hold the trim in place with the screws.

Step 29: Slide the outer glass onto the door assembly.

Step 30: Reposition the bottom trim of the oven door and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 31: Return the other screws at the top of the oven door as well.

Step 32: Lift the oven door.

Step 33: Position the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 34: Open the door fully.

Step 35: Flip the hinge latches back.

Step 36: Shut the oven door.

Step 37: Plug the oven’s power cord back in or switch the circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the inner glass of your Jenn-Air oven door.

How To Remove Jenn-Air Oven Door

Below, we show you how to replace the door of your Jenn-Air wall oven, your Jenn-Air range oven, and your Jenn-Air double wall oven.

1. Jenn-Air Wall Oven

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to remove your Jenn-Air oven door…

Step 1: First, disconnect the oven’s power for safety. Do this by switching the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: There is a small hole in each door hinge. Get a small nail and insert it into one of the hinges.

Step 4: Bend the nail into a “U” shape. This will help the hinges stay in place when you lift the door off the oven.

Step 5: There is one Philips head screw above each hinge on the oven’s front frame. Take out the screws.

Step 6: Close the door till it stops.

Step 7: Grip the sides of the oven door and lift it off.

2. Jenn-Air Range Oven

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Jenn-Air oven door…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet for safety.

Step 3: Open the oven door partially.

Step 4: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 5: Lift the door off the hinges.

3. Jenn-Air Double Wall Oven

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to remove your Jenn-Air oven door…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch the circuit breaker off to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: There is latch on each door hinge. Flip the latches on the hinges forward to release the door.

Step 5: Push the door closed till it can’t go any further.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 7: Lift the door up, tilt it in, and remove it.

Step 8: Do the same with the other oven door.

How To Put A Jenn-Air Oven Door Back On

Below, we show you how to reinstall the door of your Jenn-Air wall oven, Jenn-Air range oven, or Jenn-Air double wall oven.

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1. Jenn-Air Wall Oven

Below we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to reinstall your Jenn-Air oven door…

Step 1: Lift the oven door.

Step 2: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 3: Open the door fully.

Step 4: Return the screws above the hinges which hold the door in place.

Step 5: Remove the nail or screw from the hole in the door hinges.

Step 6: Shut the oven door.

2. Jenn-Air Range Oven

Below, we show you how to reinstall your Jenn-Air oven door…

Step 1: Lift up the oven door.

Step 2: Slide the door onto the hinges.

Step 3: Open the door fully.

Step 4: Shut the oven door.

3. Jenn-Air Double Wall Oven

Below, we show you how to put your Jenn-Air oven door back on…

Step 1: First, lift up the oven door.

Step 2: Insert the door hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s front frame.

Step 3: Open the oven door completely.

Step 4: To hold the door in place, flip the latches back.

Step 5: Shut the oven door.

How To Clean A Jenn-Air Oven Door

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to clean your Jenn-Air oven door…

Step 1: Get a dishwasher tab.

Step 2: Turn the oven off.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: Get a small bowl.

Step 5: Pour some warm water into the bowl.

Step 6: Unwrap the dishwasher tab and drop the red ball into the bowl of warm water.

Step 7: Hold the white part of the dishwasher tab down in the water for a few seconds.

Step 8: Use the dishwasher tab to scrub the door thoroughly.

Step 9: Dip the dishwasher tab back into the water after a few scrubs.

Step 10: Continue scrubbing the door with the tab and dipping it back into the water till the door is clean.

Step 11: Wipe the door with a paper towel.

Step 12: Spray some water on the door to rinse.

Step 13: Wipe the door with a micro fiber cloth.

Step 14: Shut the oven door.

Read this article: How To Clean A Jenn-Air Oven [Detailed Guide] if you would like to learn how to clean your Jenn-Air oven.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to clean your Jenn-Air oven door.

How To Replace A Jenn-Air Oven Door Light Switch

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Jenn-Air oven door light switch…

Step 1: Pull the stove away from the wall in order to gain access to the rear.

Step 2: To avoid the risk of electrocution, unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: Lift the stove top.

Step 5: There is a metal panel underneath the stove top. Take out the screws which hold the metal panel in place using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 6: Lift the panel up.

Step 7: The actuator rod connected to the door light switch is on the right side of the oven’s front frame. Bend the rod and remove it from the front frame.

Step 8: Go to the rear of the oven.

Step 9: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s upper and lower rear access panels in place.

Step 10: Set the access panels aside.

Step 11: Disconnect the wire plug connected to the door light switch.

Step 12: Press the tabs on the light switch together and push it forward.

Step 13: Remove the door light switch and actuator rod from the oven.

Step 14: Unhook the rod from the door light switch.

Step 15: Get a new Jenn-Air oven door light switch.

Step 16: Take the door light switch to the oven and hook the actuator rod to it.

Step 17: Push the door light switch into the oven.

Step 18; Reconnect the wire plug to the door light switch.

Step 19: Reposition the rear panels on the oven.

Step 20: Hold the panels in place with the screws.

Step 21: Insert the actuator rod back into the hole in the oven’s front frame.

Step 22: Lower the metal panel on the top of the oven and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 23: Lower the stove top as well.

Step 24: Shut your Jenn-Air oven door.

Step 25: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

Step 26: Push the stove back to the wall.

If you would like a visual of how to replace your Jenn-Air oven door light switch, watch the video below.

Jenn-Air Oven Door Locked — How To Fix

If your Jenn-Air oven door is locked or your Jenn-Air oven door won’t open, you may have accidentally enabled the control lock feature. To turn of the control lock feature, hold the “Cook Time” and “Stop Time” buttons at the same time for about 4 seconds. If your Jenn-Air oven door still won’t open after that, the lock motor is faulty and should be replaced. We will show you how to replace the lock motor in a wall oven and range oven. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the lock motor in your Jenn-Air wall oven…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch the circuit breaker off to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: Take out the screws which hold the control panel assembly to the oven. Depending on your oven model, the screws will be at the bottom or sides of the panel.

Step 5: Lift the control panel assembly.

Step 6: You will see the door lock motor in the oven cavity, disconnect the wires connected to it. Make sure to note where each wire goes.

Step 7: Take out the two screws at the front of the oven which hold the door lock motor in place.

Step 8: Remove the lock motor

Step 9: Get a new Jenn-Air oven door lock motor.

Step 10: Position the motor in the oven and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 11: Connect the wires to the new motor.

Step 12: Reposition the control panel assembly and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 13: Shut the oven door.

Step 14: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the door lock motor in your Jenn-Air range oven…

Step 1: Pull the stove away from the wall to access the power cord.

Step 2: Unplug the power cord from the outlet for safety.

Step 3: Remove the oven’s lower rear access panel by taking out the screws which hold it in place. Do this using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 4: Set the panel aside.

Step 5: Note where each wire is connected to on the lock motor.

Step 6: Disconnect the wires from the lock motor.

Step 7: Unscrew the motor from the oven and detach the rod from it.

Step 8: Get a new Jenn-Air oven door lock motor.

Step 9: Take the motor to the oven and insert the rod into it.

Step 10: Secure the lock motor to the oven’s rear using the screws.

Step 11: Connect the wires to the right places on the new door lock motor.

Step 12: Reposition the oven’s access panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 13: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back in.

Step 14: Push the stove back to the wall.

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