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I have just had a problem with the heating element in the main oven, which I have replaced. However during the process of doing this I have noticed that there is a section of tape on the fan cover plate that has been damaged. This tape is a foil backed variety and seems to seal a slot in the back of the oven housing. Does anyone know what the purpose of this tape is and where I can get some replacement

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It is a high temp aluminum foil tape. You can get small amount on ebay rather than buying a whole roll

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SOURCE: Main oven problem

I suspect not the oven element at fault. you only way forward is to actually test the resistance of the element to earth with a megga if you can beg the use of one. be cautious about the result as on occasion, elements are only faulty to earth when hot. another way to test if you are cdarefull, is to connect the element to mains independently of the oven and see if the rcd trips

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SOURCE: Main fan oven does not work, conventional main oven does work

The element is where you said and yes it can be replaced without removing the oven. Remove the bacplate from inside the oven and you will see the element and fan. Remove the screws from the element and gently pull it forward then remove the 2 wires and keep hold whilst you fit the new element. Replace screws in the element refit the backplate job done.

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SOURCE: i have an aeg d2100-4-m oven. main lower oven not

Hi .
Sounds like the oven thermostat is faulty.,
This gives a supply to the element .
The temp indicator should be lit, if it is not, then I would suggest repl;acing the oven thermostat.

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  3. Remove the 2 power connectors to the grill element if one is fitted.
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  7. Unscrew the grill element securing screws(s) - there will be 1 or 2 depending on the element fitted to your oven. Do this from inside the oven cavity itself.
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