KENMORE DOOR LOCK ERROR

by dick6844 on January 5, 2006

in Oven Repair

Accidentally entered door lock on key pad.

Can not clear to use oven.

Get “LOC” on pad

ADDED INFO:
Kenmore/ Whirlpool model 790.46803992
Manufactured 2000 in Canada
Replaced PRC Electronic Oven Control Aug 2005

Accidentally hit the door lock conrol on key pad.

Get”LOC” on screen.
Can not clear to use any oven contols on key pad.
Closed breaker for several hours, same problem when reengerged.

help


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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Samurai Appliance Repair Man January 6, 2006 at 9:04 am

First, consult the Use and Care manual that came with your oven– usually the procedure is explained there. If you no longer have the manual, you can buy another one from Sears.

Next, locate the tech sheet for your oven; it’s cleverly hidden somewhere in the range. Common hiding places are the control panel and the pots n’ pans drawer area. It will have a procedure for putting the oven into diagnostic mode. Usually, just doing this clears the error.

dick6844 January 6, 2006 at 10:18 am

Door lock motor motor is OK when power is disconnected to left motor limit switch. Can lock and unlock door, but can not clear “LOC” indication to use other oven pad controls.

Samurai Appliance Repair Man January 6, 2006 at 3:51 pm

If the board won’t even go into diagnostic mode, then replace the board.

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