Electric Oven is Locked- How To Unlock The Door On An Electric Range

electric oven will not unlockIf your oven door won’t open when you pull on the door’s handle, it could be due to an error code, power loss, or an issue with a part. Here’s how to troubleshoot this problem and get your oven door to open again.

First, if you are running a self-cleaning cycle, then the oven door should remain locked until the cycle is complete and the oven has cooled down.

Why the Oven Door Locks During the Self-Cleaning Cycle

If a self-cleaning cycle is in progress, then the oven door will lock for safety reasons.  Temperatures inside the oven during a self-cleaning cycle can reach 900 degrees Fahrenheit.  During the cycle, the oven door will remain locked until the cycle is complete and the oven has cooled down slightly. If you are running such a cycle, it’s best to Continue reading

Five Steps to Laundry Success!

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Don’t know where to start with your Laundry appliance shopping? Below are a five important tips to follow on how to make sure there is success when looking for the perfect appliance. Don’t let all the choices overwhelm the thought process, make a game plan before going into shopping and you can be successful.

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Why Won’t My Dryer Door Close?

Dryer Door HingeChanging an appliance by yourself can be discouraging, but some repairs are easier than you may think. The hardest part of this process is finding the correct part for the brand and finding something or someone to hold up the door. Here is a major reason and a few tips for why your Dryer might not be closing.

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How to Replace a Refrigerator Door Handle

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A refrigerator door handle is the part of the refrigerator that allows you to open the fridge door. Over time you will find that your door handle isn’t working as it used to.  If yours is broken or cracked, you might need to replace this part.

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6 Easy Electric Stove Repairs

infiniteswitchknobfrontFixing some electric stove problems doesn’t necessarily require a lot of skill or time, just the right know-how and parts. Here are some repairs you can do yourself.

  • Before starting any repairs, be sure to unplug your appliance.
  • It’s also a good idea to use a multimeter to test any part to make sure it is in fact bad and the cause of your problem.
  • To find a part for your electric stove, find the model number on your stove and enter it into the part search box.

Burners not heating. Adjust or replace the surface burners.

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Sometimes the ends of a burner heating element are not Continue reading