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Older Tappan selfcleaning oven model TEF354BCWD was going

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Older Tappan selfcleaning oven model TEF354BCWD was going to clean it, started had forgot to take out racks opened the door and now the lock is on and the door is open.Light for self clean is on. How can I get it to release the lock so I can at least get the oven door closed???? anyhelp will be greatly appreciated

OPen the door all the way


HOLD the light switch on the oven door opening in for the complete process


Start a self clean


wait one minute then press cancel


do not let go of the light button on the oven till the lock light goes out


that should fix you



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Customer: replied 8 years ago.

Thanks It worked!!