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I can not unlook my oven door on the new kenmore stove I purchased

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I can not unlook my oven door on the new kenmore stove I purchased last summer. Instuction manuel disapeared not to be found as of yet. Please do not say just hit clean button again, as that just does not work.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 1 year ago.

Hi. I'm Smitty. I am a professional appliance repair consultant here to help you diagnose, and repair, your appliance.

I will need the units model number. Unfortunately it is behind the door. You might try calling the store you purchased it from and see if they have a record of the model number.

Other than that you will have to use a bent coat hanger to snag the lock arm to pull it free of the door lock.

 

Customer: replied 1 year ago.


I'm in a wheelchair and need to know where to insert the clothes hanger to snag the lock arm to pull it free of the door lock?


Ralph

Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 1 year ago.
Insert it bewtween the top of the oven door and the top of the unit. Pull from left to right to snag the latch. If a good tug in that direction does not work then go right to left. It will take a good pull to get it open.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I order a front control stove top model, and I'm not sure I can insert the clothes hanger. There is a space where the fan pushes out hot air is that the space for inserting hanger?

Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 1 year ago.

NO!

That will not work. You have to get the coat hanger onto the latch. As I cant see what you have I am sorry but I cant be of much help.

I will opt out and maybe another expert can help you.

Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
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