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LOCATE YOUR RANGE/STOVE/OVEN MODEL NUMBER
First, here are some tips to help with your model number:
1. Don't enter a dash if it's not required.
2. Don't enter any blank spaces.
3. Be sure a zero is not the letter O.
4. Be sure a lower case L is not a 1.
5. Kenmore models always have a 3 digit prefix such as 110 or 665, then a period, then more numbers.
Next, look for an aluminum tag--or a silver or white adhesive label. The model number may be printed or stamped onto the tag and it may be written in two different type sizes or styles.
You might find the tag in one of these places:
* Inside the cooktop--if the top lifts up
* On the outside, bottom of the unit
* Inside the top of the vent duct--if it's a "downdraft" unit
* Under one of the surface burners, or inside the cooktop--if the top lifts up
Gas or Electric Oven
* On oven side of the door jamb (with the door open)
* On the lower drawer jamb (with the bottom drawer open
model - GBS279PV500
Ser - XW3211544
this unit does not have a door lock that I am aware of.
yes - there are the latches inside the oven at the top. I have moved them to the right & they move slightly to the left. The light turns off - but it does not make a difference when I close the door & try to start it.
As far as I can tell. I have slammed it a bit & pushed on it. But it does not seem to made a difference.
The switch on the door lock mechanism has broken, if you decide to repair this yourself you will need part number W10195934, Not really hard to do if you are handy at all. You can order the parts you need from the following places, www.apwagner.com, www.repairclinic.com, www.searspartsdirect.com, or www.partstore.com, all of these places offer easy returns and reasonable prices for their items.
If you decide to have it repaired, You can call A&E Factory Service @ 1.800.905.9505 to have it repaired
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