If your Samsung oven is locked and you don’t know why, keep reading to learn the cause and solution.
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Samsung Oven Keeps Locking — How To Fix
If your Samsung oven keeps locking, the first thing you should do is reset it. Follow these steps to reset your Samsung oven…
Step 1: Turn off the oven.
Step 2: Switch off the oven’s circuit breaker.
Step 3: Leave the breaker off for at least 15 minutes.
Step 4: After 15 minutes, turn the circuit breaker back on.
If this doesn’t fix the problem, you may have accidentally turned on child lock. To turn off child lock on your Samsung oven, follow the steps below…
Step 1: Hold the “Start” button down for 3 seconds.
The oven should be unlocked now.
If your Samsung oven is locked still, the door lock assembly is probably faulty. Follow the steps below to replace the door lock assembly in a Samsung oven.
Step 1: Switch off your oven’s circuit breaker.
Step 2: Pull the oven away from the cabinet.
Step 3: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which secure the lower back panel of the oven.
Step 4: Remove the panel and set it aside.
Step 5: On the right side of the oven, you will see the door lock motor. Disconnect the wire connectors from the door lock motor.
Step 6: Go to the front of the oven and open the door. If the door won’t open, get a coat hanger and insert it in between the cooktop and door.
Step 7: Using the hook, pull the door latch back.
Step 8: While pulling the latch back, open the door.
Step 9: Using a flat blade screwdriver, flip the hinge locks forward.
Step 10: Close the door till it stops.
Step 11: Lift the door of the oven.
Step 12: Take out the two screws on the front of the oven which secure the other part of the door lock assembly.
Step 13: Go to the back of the oven and take out the two screws which secure the door lock assembly.
Step 14: Pull out the door lock assembly. The edges of the door lock assembly are sharp so be careful.
Step 15: Get a new door lock assembly.
Step 16: Push the new door assembly into the oven carefully.
Step 17: Go back to the front of the oven and take out the screws on the bottom lip of the oven.
Step 18: Lift the cooktop and insert the end of the door lock assembly back into the slot in the front of the oven.
Step 19: Lower the cooktop and return the screws at the bottom which secures it.
Step 20: Return the two screws at the front of the oven which secure the end of the door lock assembly.
Step 21: Lift the oven door and sit the hinges back in the slots.
Step 22: Flip the hinge locks back to hold the door in place.
Step 23: Close the oven door.
Step 24: Go to the back of the oven once again.
Step 25: Secure the door lock assembly using the two screws.
Step 26: Reconnect wire connectors to the door lock assembly.
Step 27: Reposition the back panel of the oven and hold it in place with the screws.
Step 28: Push the oven back to the wall.
Step 29: Switch on your oven’s circuit breaker.
Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to replace the door lock assembly in a Samsung oven.
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Samsung Oven Door Hinges Locked
To unlock your Samsung oven door hinges, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: Get a wrench.
Step 2: Using the wrench, pull down on the door hinge.
Step 3: As you’re doing this, flip the locking mechanism back.
Step 4: Do the same with the other door hinge.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to unlock an oven door hinge.
Samsung Oven Is Locked FAQ
How To Lock Samsung Oven Door
To lock your Samsung oven door, simply press and hold down the “Clear/Off” button for three seconds. This will lock the door and the oven’s control panel. Hold down the same button to unlock the door.
What Does Loc Mean On A Samsung Oven?
Loc means that both the door and oven control panel is locked. To unlock, you will need to hold down the “Clear/Off” button for three seconds.
Samsung Oven Is Locked After Self Clean
It’s normal for your oven to stay locked after self clean. Since the oven is very hot after the process, it stays locked to avoid injury to the user. The oven unlocks as soon as it has cooled. If your Samsung oven is locked and says hot, this is also the case. Read this article if you would like to learn how to use the self clean feature and other functions in a Samsung oven