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frigidaire gallery series electric oven wont bake or broil

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frigidaire gallery series electric oven won't bake or broil after oven self cleaned ...all top elements work
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
Hi,Welcome to Just Answer, My name is XXXXX XXXXX forward to helping you today.

can you get us the full model #?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
okay your lock/latch assembly has failed. or at least the switch on it. you will need to order and replace it. heres a ;link to order the part and theres a video also to show you how to replace it , click this blue link. this will fix the issue. thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
what does the latch assem. have to do with it? the door opens...
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
the lock assembly has a micro switch on it that if it goes bad the oven wont come on after self clean. it sends power to the control.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
the oven worked before self clean. did the switch go bad after the cleaning?
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
yes, what happens is the lock unlocks but the switch doesn't return to the closed position, this almost always happens right after self clean. when the switch is depressed and then gets stuck or burns inside.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
i'm a retired electrician...can i jump the switch and not ever use self clean, will the oven then work?
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
yes you can do that. it should work. if not your control is bad, theres no way both the bake and broil elements would both fail . 9 out of 10 times its the door latch . let me know. thanks, Bryan
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