Question about Smeg Ovens

1 Answer

SMEG A21X-5 Freestanding Cooker: Main oven has smoke/fumes everytime its used!

We have had this problem since day one and resorted to using the smaller oven. Everytime the oven is used - regardless of the temperature or function used - we have a massive amount of smoke which smells like chemicals - come out when we open the door.

We have tried to open slowly, then re-open, turn temp down, change functions and the same happens. It is very strong and if you open the oven an accidently forget to llok away - it burns.

Help Please:

PS: what is the best thing to clean the inside glass on the oven - i tried to wipe at the end of each use, but sometimes that does not happen and i know have a yucky brown build up.

Posted by on

  • REDREID Oct 01, 2008

    Thanks for your info - i have tried to 'burn off' the fat etc as per Smegs instruction book - as the oven is self cleaning. That did not work & the issue continues. I even gave the 'burn off' another try... to no avail. Re the glass... I will get moving and try the heavy dury scouring pad.

    Thanks again

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    cleaning function comes on everytime i switch oven on

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,462 Answers

Usual cause of fumes is if the grill is in the oven, when for example a roast is done, fat spits onto the grill element and the circular element and smokes. if you leave it on, the smoke will clear. some ovens have a fat guard which clips over the grill in the centre of the back panel to prevent this.
to clean glass, just use scouring pads - glass is virtually impossible to scratch

Posted on Oct 01, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Smeg cooker SPA 42016 oven will not heat up although the fan is working and the oven light is on


This happened with my 42016 single oven. It was the element. They can be bought online and are easy to fit.

Mar 17, 2013 | Frigidaire 30" Self-Cleaning Freestanding...

1 Answer

Smeg FU65-5 Oven temperature & timer & function knob lights not turning on and oven does not heat up but the fan comes on.


This tutorial will show you how to check your Smeg element and how to replace your Smeg cooker element.
Here are the 3 main faults to look for in your oven or cooker that is not heating
  1. Your oven will not work until the clock/timer has been re-set after replacing an oven element or tripping the electrical supply. Consult your Smeg manual.
  2. If your Oven is not getting hot or heating up it could be a faulty element, if the fan in the oven is running and the thermostat light is on, this will lead us to believe that the element has gone faulty. With grills the thermostat light should come on there should be heat, if not then this could be the grill element or the thermostat.
  3. When you turn the oven on, the household electrical supply trips on the Rcd (this is the earth trip in the fuse board sometimes called the breaker tripping) your fan oven element has gone to earth and needs replacing.
If this helped you why not get me a beer? Paul is from the Naturally he would appreciate beer How to Repair Home...

Dec 02, 2012 | Smeg 24 in 60 cm Stainless Steel Electric...

1 Answer

Oven and grill not heating up, model no se 336ss-5


This tutorial will show you how to check your Smeg element and how to replace your Smeg cooker element.
Here are the 3 main faults to look for in your oven or cooker that is not heating
  1. Your oven will not work until the clock/timer has been re-set after replacing an oven element or tripping the electrical supply. Consult your Smeg manual.
  2. If your Oven is not getting hot or heating up it could be a faulty element, if the fan in the oven is running and the thermostat light is on, this will lead us to believe that the element has gone faulty. With grills the thermostat light should come on there should be heat, if not then this could be the grill element or the thermostat.
  3. When you turn the oven on, the household electrical supply trips on the Rcd (this is the earth trip in the fuse board sometimes called the breaker tripping) your fan oven element has gone to earth and needs replacing.
If this helped you why not get me a beer?
Paul is from the Naturally he would appreciate beer How to Repair Home...

Dec 04, 2011 | Smeg Ovens

1 Answer

No heat


This tutorial will show you how to check your Smeg element and how to replace your Smeg cooker element.
Here are the 3 main faults to look for in your oven or cooker that is not heating
  • Your oven will not work until the clock/timer has been re-set after replacing an oven element or tripping the electrical supply. Consult your Smeg manual.
  • If your Oven is not getting hot or heating up it could be a faulty element, if the fan in the oven is running and the thermostat light is on, this will lead us to believe that the element has gone faulty. With grills the thermostat light should come on there should be heat, if not then this could be the grill element or the thermostat.
  • When you turn the oven on, the household electrical supply trips on the Rcd (this is the earth trip in the fuse board sometimes called the breaker tripping) your fan oven element has gone to earth and needs replacing.
If this helped like us on Facebook please How to Video Tutorials on Domestic Appliances


Jul 18, 2011 | Smeg SE399X/5 Stainless Steel Electric...

1 Answer

I have a Smeg SE 336SS-5 Electric oven, I have recently had problems with the fan motor not working and the electrics tripping out when the cooker has been on for a while. I have replaced the fan motor...


This tutorial will show you how to check your Smeg element and how to replace your Smeg cooker element.
Here are the 3 main faults to look for in your oven or cooker that is not heating
  1. Your oven will not work until the clock/timer has been re-set after replacing an oven element or tripping the electrical supply. Consult your Smeg manual.
  2. If your Oven is not getting hot or heating up it could be a faulty element, if the fan in the oven is running and the thermostat light is on, this will lead us to believe that the element has gone faulty. With grills the thermostat light should come on there should be heat, if not then this could be the grill element or the thermostat.
  3. When you turn the oven on, the household electrical supply trips on the Rcd (this is the earth trip in the fuse board sometimes called the breaker tripping) your fan oven element has gone to earth and needs replacing.
If this helped you why not get me a beer? Paul is from the Naturally he would appreciate beer How to Repair Home...


Jul 07, 2011 | Smeg Ovens

1 Answer

Oven not heating up


This tutorial will show you how to check your Smeg element and how to replace your Smeg cooker element.
Here are the 3 main faults to look for in your oven or cooker that is not heating
  • Your oven will not work until the clock/timer has been re-set after replacing an oven element or tripping the electrical supply. Consult your Smeg manual.
  • If your Oven is not getting hot or heating up it could be a faulty element, if the fan in the oven is running and the thermostat light is on, this will lead us to believe that the element has gone faulty. With grills the thermostat light should come on there should be heat, if not then this could be the grill element or the thermostat.
  • When you turn the oven on, the household electrical supply trips on the Rcd (this is the earth trip in the fuse board sometimes called the breaker tripping) your fan oven element has gone to earth and needs replacing.
If this helped like us on Facebook please How to Video Tutorials on Domestic Appliances

Apr 05, 2011 | Smeg SE399X/5 Stainless Steel Electric...

1 Answer

How to fit a fan element for a smeg se335ss-5 oven


This tutorial will show you how to check your Smeg element and how to replace your Smeg cooker element.
Here are the 3 main faults to look for in your oven or cooker that is not heating
  1. Your oven will not work until the clock/timer has been re-set after replacing an oven element or tripping the electrical supply. Consult your Smeg manual.
  2. If your Oven is not getting hot or heating up it could be a faulty element, if the fan in the oven is running and the thermostat light is on, this will lead us to believe that the element has gone faulty. With grills the thermostat light should come on there should be heat, if not then this could be the grill element or the thermostat.
  3. When you turn the oven on, the household electrical supply trips on the Rcd (this is the earth trip in the fuse board sometimes called the breaker tripping) your fan oven element has gone to earth and needs replacing.
If this helped you why not get me a beer? Paul is from the Naturally he would appreciate beer How to Repair Home...

Jan 31, 2011 | Smeg SC712U Oven

2 Answers

Fan but no heat


This tutorial will show you how to check your Smeg element and how to replace your Smeg cooker element.
Here are the 3 main faults to look for in your oven or cooker that is not heating
  1. Your oven will not work until the clock/timer has been re-set after replacing an oven element or tripping the electrical supply. Consult your Smeg manual.
  2. If you're Oven is not getting hot or heating up it could be a faulty element, if the fan in the oven is running and the thermostat light is on, this will lead us to believe that the element has gone faulty. With grills the thermostat light should come on there should be heat, if not then this could be the grill element or the thermostat.
  3. When you turn the oven on, the household electrical supply trips on the Rcd (this is the earth trip in the fuse board sometimes called the breaker tripping) your fan oven element has gone to earth and needs replacing.
If this helped like us on Facebook please

Mar 14, 2009 | Smeg SE280X Stainless Steel Electric...

2 Answers

SMEG DO4SS-5 double oven not heating up


If the fan is running, then it is safe to say that the oven element has gone.
Replace with a new one,(element that is).,
Plz rate this solution.
Thanks.

Dec 15, 2008 | Smeg Ovens

Not finding what you are looking for?
Ovens Logo

Related Topics:

433 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Smeg Ovens Experts

Jason Harris
Jason Harris

Level 2 Expert

256 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60667 Answers

Are you a Smeg Oven Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...