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Hotpoint oven gets too hot

Temp runs 100 degrees hotter than what oven is set at

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It needs to be calibrated, please get a service tech

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SOURCE: My oven runs about 100 degrees hotter than the dial says

Check the temperature select knob. On the inside of the knob there should be an adjuster.

The temperature probe may be the faulty component since this is an integrated machine.

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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SOURCE: oven temp gets hotter than control indicates.

Alot of the thermostats are adjustable and can be recalibrated but when they act like this, it is best to replace them. It is just a matter of time before it quit all together. Electronic units are some what different.
Let me know what you do and I'll give you a hand in getting it going.

Posted on May 09, 2009

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SOURCE: the oven temp is 100 degrees hotter than the set

On most oven temperture controls, if you pull the knob off there is an adjustment screw down in the shaft turn counterclock wise?? to lower setting. Good luck

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

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SOURCE: my oven temperature is 100 degrees hotter than it should be

It will be the sensor inside the oven compartment that is causing the problem.
A new sensor should cure the prob, certainley cheaoer than buying a new oven.
Hope my advice helps you.

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SOURCE: When using the oven setting it justs get hotter and hotter.

tt sounds like the thermostat sensor

Posted on Dec 27, 2009

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Let me know what you do and I'll give you a hand in getting it going.

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