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Smoking Fan Assisted Oven

Oven Smokes badly have thoroughly clean oven removing all shelves have check fan and elements for grease, but still smokes badly at 160 and above. We used Mr Muscle Oven cleaner. Pls Pls HEPL !!! (not Stainless steel, but Black)

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  • begreen9 Feb 25, 2009

    We are getting a plastic smoke smell from our new Electrolux wall oven. It is overpowering and intense. We are not meat eaters so this is not from meat fat or splatters. The whole house filled up with this smoke today when my wife tried to broil for the first time. What is this and how do we fix?

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Is the smell a food smell or other smell. If it is food, then some food has gotten behind the blower motor. Clean behind it good. Even some small particles have gotten in there somehow. You can also feel thye sufaces of the oven and tell if there is some buildup.

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