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Temperature fault Hi,  I have a Delonghi ESM 460 electric multifunction oven and about a week or so ago my partner told me that the temperature knob fell off.  It went back on ok and the pin that the knob sits on appears not to be damaged however whenever I am cooking anything in the oven now it seems like it is going straight up to the top temperature all the time.  I have taken the know off again and tried to turn the pin with plyers but as I said previously it looks to be ok, ie when it goes back to 0 degrees it stops and goes no further than the top temperature. If the know falls off should it affect the temperature gauge? Regards David

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Hi there, usually when those knobs fall off as long as you can guess where it would normally be, all functions work the same. In terms of falling off, they are made to come off for cleaning. Also, could I bother you, you dont have the manual for this oven do you? As we need a copy? Thanks a lot, Kerrie.

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