Oven door stayed locked with oven light on.

ApplianceWhirlpool Range


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

Larry From Dacula, GA

Nov 17, 2007

8 out of 11 people found this instruction helpful

Problem : One of the door latch center spindle locking clips had sheared off when the door was slamed shut. The latch then lifts up causing the light switch stay on and latch to stay engaged.
1/ To open the door slide your fingers or a bent tool right to left to slide the latch to open the door.
2/ Go to the bottom of the open door on both sides and remove the screws. Then lift the plastic covering strips away.
3/ Remove the screws on both outsides at the top of the removed tracks
4/ Now you can lift the front panel with the clock up and off.
5/ Remove the 3 plugs on the back of that panel .
6/ Remove the 2 screws just above the latch.
7/ Remove the latch assemby.

Reverse order to install new latch & door.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Latch

Part Number: PS374751

In Stock