Question about Zanussi TC7114W Electric Dryer
If the oven doesn't heat evenly or doesn't heat at all, the oven thermostat may be malfunctioning. First, determine how much the temperature in the oven is off from the control setting. To do this, put an oven thermometer on a center rack inside the oven and turn the oven on for about 20 minutes, with the thermostat set at any range between 300 degrees and 400 degrees Farenheit. If the oven thermometer reads 25 degrees or more lower or higher than the oven control setting, the thermostat should be recalibrated. Here's how to calibrate the thermostat:
Step 1: Pull off the thermostat knob on the control panel. Behind the knob are two screws holding a round, notched plate. Loosen these screws, but do not remove them.
Step 2: With a screwdriver, change the notch setting on the notched plate by turning the plate counterclockwise; for every eighth of a turn, the oven temperature goes up about 25 degrees Farenheit. To turn the heat down, turn the plate clockwise.
Some thermostats can be adjusted by turning a screw inside the control knob shaft housing. To do so, remove the knob and insert a screwdriver into the shaft so that the screwdriver blade engages a screw slot. Turn the screwdriver counterclockwise about one-eighth of a turn to raise the heat about 25 degrees Farenheit. Here's how to test a malfunctioning thermostat:
Step 1: Test the thermostat with a VOM (multimeter) set to the RX1 scale. The thermostat is located directly on the back of the control knob that regulates the heat. To gain access to the thermostat, remove the back service panel to the control panel.
Step 2: Disconnect one electrical lead wire from a terminal of the thermostat and clip one probe of the VOM to each thermostat terminal. If the thermostat is in working order, the meter will register zero. If the needle jumps to a higher reading, the thermostat is faulty and should be replaced.
Step 3: If necessary, replace the thermostat with a new one of the same type.
If you need to replace the thermostat, follow these guidlines:
Step 1: Disconnect the terminal wires to the thermostat and pull off the control knob.
Step 2: Remove the retaining screws. On some ranges, there is a wire running from the thermostat into the oven. This wire operates a sensing bulb that controls the thermostat. The sensing bulb is usually held by a bracket; unscrew this bracket to remove the bulb. Then carefully slip out the wire, the bulb, and the thermostat.
Step 3: Install the new thermostat using a reverse procedure.
Posted on Nov 07, 2008
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 27, 2011 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer
Jan 26, 2011 | LG WD14311RD Front Load Washer / Dryer
Jan 20, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
Oct 26, 2009 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer
Nov 07, 2008 | Sansui HDLCD-2600 26 in. LCD Television
Oct 25, 2008 | Zanussi WJS1265W Front Load Washer/Dryer
Oct 09, 2008 | Zanussi ZWF1640 Front Load Washer
Sep 28, 2008 | Washing Machines
159 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: