LG Oven Door [How To, Issues & Solutions]

If you are faced with some problems with your LG oven door, keep reading. In this article, we will show you how to fix LG oven door problems.

LG Oven Door Lock Error — How To Fix

To fix this error, you will need to replace the door lock motor. Follow these steps to do so…

Step 1: Unplug the oven from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 2: Pull the oven out.

Step 3: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s lower back panel.

Step 4: Remove the panel.

Step 5: Disconnect the wires on the door lock motor. The motor is on the upper right of the oven.

Step 6: Take out the screws which hold the motor.

Step 7: Remove the motor.

Step 8: Get a new motor and position it on the oven.

Step 9: Hold the door lock motor with the screws.

Step 10: Reconnect the wires to the motor.

Step 11: Position the back panel of the oven and hold it in place using the screws.

Step 12: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will show you how to replace the door lock motor in an LG oven.

LG Oven Door Glass Shattered — Cause & Fix

If you hit the glass of your LG oven door by mistake, a small crack could develop. While the crack may not be visible, as time goes on, the crack expands due to the heat coming from the oven. Eventually, the glass will shatter. If the glass on your oven door is tempered glass, it will explode. To replace the door glass of your LG oven, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Turn off the oven and unplug it.

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Step 2: Open the oven door and flip the locks on the hinges towards yourself.

Step 3: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 4: Lift off the door.

Step 5: Place the door assembly on a cloth lined surface with the outer panel facing downwards.

Step 6: Take out the two screws at the bottom of the door.

Step 7: Set the bottom of the door downwards then take out the three screws at the top.

Step 8: Separate the inner door panel from the outer one.

Step 9: Take out all the screws around the inner door glass.

Step 10: Remove the metal brackets around the door glass.

Step 11: Also set the metal panel around the glass aside.

Step 12: Remove the inner door glass.

Step 13: Get a new one and position it on the inner door assembly.

Step 14: Return the metal panel around the glass.

Step 15: Reposition the metal brackets around the door and secure using the screws.

Step 16: Position the inner door panel on the outer one and return the three screws at the top which secure it.

Step 17: Also return the other two screws at the bottom.

Step 18: Position the hinges of the oven door back into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 19: Flip the hinge locks back.

Step 20: Close the door and plug the oven back in.

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

If your LG oven door won’t close completely, the door hinges are faulty. To replace the hinges of an LG oven door, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Unplug the oven from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Using a flat head screwdriver, flip the clips on the door hinges towards yourself.

Step 4: Lift the door assembly off the oven.

Step 5: Set the door assembly on a towel lined surface.

Step 6: Take out the seven screws which hold the inner door panel to the outer door panel.

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Step 7: Separate the panels.

Step 8: Set the inner door panel on a cloth lined surface.

Step 9: Take out the screws which secure the door hinges to the inner panel.

Step 10: Remove the hinges and get new ones.

Step 11: Position the hinges on the inner door panel.

Step 12: Hold the hinges in place using the screws.

Step 13: Return the inner door panel to the outer one.

Step 14: Secure them using the seven screws.

Step 15: Lift up the door and position it on the oven.

Step 16: Flip the clips on the hinges.

Step 17: Close the oven door.

Step 18: Plug the oven back in.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the door hinges of an LG oven.

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How To Put LG Oven Door Back On

To put your LG oven door back on, follow these steps…

Step 1: Lift the door and position the door hinges back in the slots on each side of the oven. If the hinges are on the oven and not the door, slide the door onto the hinges.

Step 2: Flip the locks on the hinges backwards to secure the door.

Step 3: Close the oven door.

LG Oven Door Hinge Stuck — How To Fix

To fix this issue, follow these steps…

Step 1: Get a pair of vice grips and push the door hinge downwards.

Step 2: As you are doing this, push the metal piece on the hinge down to stop the door hinge from going back in.

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

Step 4: Return the door to the oven.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to fix the stuck door hinge of your LG oven.

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LG Oven Door Keeps Opening — How To Fix

If your LG oven door keeps opening, follow the steps below…

Step 1: Open the oven door and place a washcloth on each door hinge.

Step 2: Push the door carefully till it’s almost closed.

Step 3: Open the door and remove the washcloths.

Step 4: Try closing the door. It should close better now.

Step 5: If it still doesn’t close enough for you, repeat the process.

The video below will show you what to do if your LG oven door keeps opening.

LG Oven Door Gets Very Hot

It’s normal for your oven door to get hot during use. However, if the oven itself is heating up too much, the thermostat or temperature sensor could be faulty. Follow the steps below to test and replace the thermostat in an LG oven…

Step 1: Unplug the oven.

Step 2: Take out the screws which secure the back panel of the oven.

Step 3: You will see the thermostat on the right side of the oven. Disconnect the wires connected to it and make sure to note where each one goes.

Step 4: Using a multimeter, test the thermostat for continuity. If there is no continuity, get a new thermostat.

Step 5: Unscrew the faulty thermostat from the oven.

Step 6: Screw the new thermostat into place.

Step 7: Reconnect the wires to the thermostat.

Step 8: Position the back panel of the oven and secure it using the screws.

Step 9: Plug the oven back in.

If replacing the thermostat didn’t fix the issue, you will need to replace the temperature sensor. To replace the temperature sensor in an LG oven, do the following…

Step 1: Turn the oven off and unplug it from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Remove the racks from the oven.

Step 4: Take out the screws which secure the temperature sensor to the upper left corner of the oven interior.

Step 5: Pull out the temperature sensor gently.

Step 6: Disconnect the wire connected to the sensor.

Step 7: Get a new sensor.

Step 8: Connect the wires to the new sensor.

Step 9: Screw the sensor into place.

Step 10: Return the racks to the oven.

Step 11: Close the oven door.

Step 12: Plug the oven back into the outlet.

Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to replace the temperature sensor in an LG oven.

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