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Old 04-01-2021, 01:47 PM
 
Location: lost wages
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Opps! 'Someone' put the oven racks in backwards and I can't them out.

Anyone ever have this situation? Any remedies or suggestions?
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Old 04-01-2021, 09:21 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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Old 04-02-2021, 02:12 AM
 
Location: NNV
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Opps! 'Someone' put the oven racks in backwards and I can't them out.

Anyone ever have this situation? Any remedies or suggestions?
Buy a new oven.
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Old 04-02-2021, 07:01 AM
 
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I discovered some manufacturers shipping wiring in my mom's new house's oven. She had been using it for months no problem, but IIRC, the racks were wired to the element.
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Old 04-02-2021, 08:19 AM
 
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Maybe heat the oven up significantly and maybe the racks will become a little more pliable to wrestle out.
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Old 04-02-2021, 11:11 AM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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I've had oven racks put in wrong and have always been able to get them out. You might have to use a bit of cooking oil to lubricate the path and wiggle them out. Wipe the oil off good so it doesn't smoke when you use the oven.
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Old 04-02-2021, 03:37 PM
 
Location: Lone Mountain Las Vegas NV
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I've had oven racks put in wrong and have always been able to get them out. You might have to use a bit of cooking oil to lubricate the path and wiggle them out. Wipe the oil off good so it doesn't smoke when you use the oven.
As Movin1 suggested. I would also inspect to make sure some part of the rack is not locked against being removed. Might need a little prying to get it free.
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Old 04-04-2021, 08:35 AM
 
Location: lost wages
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Got 'em out! Thanks for those offering suggestions; no, I didn't need a new oven, but thanks away
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Old 04-04-2021, 08:42 AM
 
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This happened to me with an oven we had in another house. It was very frustrating but, like you, I eventually got them out. I thought for sure they were locked in there forever! I just had to keep going back and wiggling them until I got the wiggle just right
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Old 04-04-2021, 10:22 AM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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Got 'em out! Thanks for those offering suggestions; no, I didn't need a new oven, but thanks away
For the sake of others who may experience the problem, please post how you got them out!
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