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How to unlock locked oven door hinges?

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How to unlock the oven door hinges when the doors are off? Need to install the doors. The locking mechanism is stuck in the up position inside the door hinge.

Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 6 years ago.

You have to force the door hinges open. Use gloves and push on the hinges to force them open all the way, then you can lock the hinges out. Once both hinges are locked out, you can put the door back into the oven receptacles.