Is your Kitchenaid oven locked and you don’t know why? In this article, we will talk about Kitchenaid oven lock problems and how to fix them.
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Kitchenaid Oven Locked After Cleaning — How To Fix
If your Kitchenaid oven door won’t unlock after self cleaning, wait for it to cool down completely. If the oven has cooled down completely and it is still locked, the door lock motor is faulty. We will show you how to replace the door lock in a Kitchenaid range oven and a Kitchenaid double oven. To replace the door lock in a Kitchenaid range oven, do the following…
Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.
Step 2: Pull the oven away from the wall.
Step 3: Open the oven door. If the door won’t open, get a clothe hanger.
Step 4: Insert the clothe hanger into the gap in between the door and stove top.
Step 5: Pull the door latch back with the hanger hook in order to unlock the door.
Step 6: Take out the two screws at the front of the oven frame which secure the door latch using a Philips head screwdriver.
Step 7: Go to the oven’s rear and take out the two Philips head screws which hold the support bracket of the upper rear panel.
Step 8: Set the bracket aside and take out the screws which hold the oven’s lower rear panel in place.
Step 9: Set the panel aside.
Step 10: Disconnect the wire plug from the door lock.
Step 11: Take out the screw or screws which secure the door lock to the oven.
Step 12: Remove the door lock and get a new one.
Step 13: Get a new door lock and position it in the oven. Make sure the latch protrudes through the other end of the oven.
Step 14: Secure the door lock with the screw or screws.
Step 15: Connect the wire plug to the door lock.
Step 16: Return the oven’s lower back panel and the screws which secure it.
Step 17: Reposition the support bracket and secure it with the two screws.
Step 18: Return the two screws which hold the door latch to the oven’s front frame.
Step 19: Shut the oven door.
Step 20: Plug the oven back in.
If your Kitchenaid oven door is locked and showing F5 E1, follow the steps above to replace the door lock. Also follow the steps above if your Kitchenaid oven is locked and showing F5 E7.
The video below will show you how to replace the door lock in a Kitchenaid range oven.
Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the door lock in a Kitchenaid double wall oven…
Step 1: To avoid the risk of electrocution, switch off the oven’s circuit breaker.
Step 2: Open the door of the faulty oven. If the door won’t open, get a clothe hanger.
Step 3: Insert the clothe hanger in between the oven door and use the hook to pull the door latch back in order to release the door.
Step 4: Take out the four screws which hold the vent in place using a Philips head screwdriver.
Step 5: Remove the vent and set it aside.
Step 6: Using a quarter inch wrench, take out the two screws which hold the door lock in place. The door lock is in the oven opening.
Step 7: Push the door lock back and pull it out.
Step 8: Take a picture of the door lock to note where each wire goes on it.
Step 9: Disconnect the wires and get a new door lock.
Step 10: Connect the wires to the right places on the new door lock.
Step 11: Push the door lock into the oven and hook it on the tab to secure.
Step 12: Return the screws which secure the door lock and tighten them.
Step 13: Return the front vent.
Step 14: Secure the vent with the four screws.
Step 15: Shut the oven door.
Step 16: Switch the circuit breaker back on.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the door lock in a Kitchenaid double wall oven.
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Kitchenaid Oven Locked After Power Outage — How To Fix
If your Kitchenaid oven is locked after a power outage, follow these steps…
Step 1: Locate the circuit breaker for your oven and switch it off.
Step 2: Leave the breaker off for 5 minutes.
Step 3: After 5 minutes, switch the circuit breaker back on.
Step 4: Turn on the oven and press the “Cancel” button.
How To Lock A Kitchenaid Oven Door
To lock the door of your Kitchenaid oven, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: Look between the door and stove top. You should see something sticking out, this is the door latch.
Step 2: Move the door latch to the right to lock the door.
Step 3: To unlock the door, move the latch to the left.
Kitchenaid Oven Door Locked No Power — How To Fix
If your Kitchenaid oven door is locked and has no power after using the self clean cycle, the thermal fuse may have burned out. If the thermal fuse burns out during the self clean cycle, the oven will shut off. If this happens, the door lock motor will not unlock the door. We will show you how to unlock the door and replace the thermal fuse. To unlock your Kitchenaid oven door, do the following..
Step 1: Get a clothe hanger.
Step 2: Insert the hanger hook into the gap between the door.
Step 3: Using the hook pull back on the latch to unlock the door.
Step 4: While pulling back on the latch, open the door.
We will show you how to replace the thermal fuse in a Kitchenaid range oven and a Kitchenaid double wall oven. Follow these steps to replace your Kitchenaid range oven thermal fuse…
Step 1: Switch off the circuit breaker or unplug the power cord.
Step 2: Turn the oven around.
Step 3: Take out the three screws on the right side of the oven which secure the side bracket.
Step 4: Take out the other screws on the left side which secure a bracket as well.
Step 5: Lift the oven’s panel off and set aside.
Step 6: Disconnect the wires connected to the thermal fuse.
Step 7: Remove the screw securing the thermal fuse.
Step 8: Get a new thermal fuse and screw it to the oven.
Step 9: Connect the wires to the new thermal fuse.
Step 10: Reposition the oven’s back panel.
Step 11: Return the two side brackets and secure them with the screws.
Step 12: Plug the oven back in and push it to the wall.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the thermal fuse in a Kitchenaid range oven.
Read this article to replace the thermal fuse in a Kitchenaid double wall oven.
Kitchenaid Oven Control Lock — How To Use
To use the control lock or child lock feature in a Kitchenaid oven, hold the “Control Lock” button for about three seconds or till you hear a beep. To unlock the oven, hold the button down again till you hear a beep.