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Bottom fan oven not getting power but top oven/grill is working

I noticed the timer came on (possibly switched on by my neice) whilst cooking a roast. Panicing I could not get any of the symbols to clear and then switched oven off at mains. When I put back on timer will not even show zero (just the dots in the middle) and the oven does not come on when switched on. The top oven is working normally. I thought maybe I locked the oven out but have tried the cancel procedures from the manual but to no success. Have I broken it?

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Check that the oven is not stuck in AUTO or TIMED mode. Also set the clock to the correct time if you can.

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hiya
sounds like the fan element could have blown, causing the electrics to trip out. best thing to do is remove all the racking
and then the rear panel that covers the fan and element. if he element has blown most of the time it will be visible.


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