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I have a 2005 Frig. range. I accidentally hit the oven lock

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I have a 2005 Frig. range. I accidentally hit the oven lock button and w/o thinking I yanked the door open. Now, I can't get it unlocked and don't know what to try.
JA: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of the appliance? And has it done this before?
Customer: It is a Frig model GLEF379DSD
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: No, we just want to know how to get it unlocked
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Is there not any way to get it unlocked?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 9 months ago.

This should be a fairly easy issue to fix. You just need to trick the oven into thinking the door is shut. Open the door and locate the door/light switch at the top of the oven cavity. Tape this switch in. Not start a self clean cycle if it'll let you and cancel it after 2 minutes. The latch should unlock. If not, then keep the door switch taped in and unplug the range or flip the circuit breaker off for 60 seconds. Re-apply power and then you should be good to go again.

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