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Exploding glass door

My oven door exploded the other day. It shot tiny pieces of razor sharp glass all the way across my kitchen. In addition to being scared witless, having some cuts on my hands and losing a nice pair of jeans now embedded with glass, I have to deal with replacing the door. GE sent me a replacement, free of charge, but won't pay for installation. I actually think this is a real safety hazard and need to report it to the proper authorities (ideas?). So, my question is, what do I need to do to replace this on my own? The model number is JGBP85WEB1WW

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  • chrly Jan 22, 2008

    Outer glass of electric Profile Oven  exploded into  kitchen today, January 21, 2007.  Oven is seven years old.

  • grazianione Apr 27, 2008

    I have a GE xl44 stove and the outer glass just suddenly and for no apparant reason exploded and started shooting pieces of glass all over the kitchen after I finished cooking something in it. Is this a manufacturers defect?

  • lneate Jul 31, 2008

    Our GE Self-Cleaning Radiant Oven, model #JBP80C0K4CC, outer oven door exploded yesterday. Fortunately, we were upstairs and only heard it. The oven wasn't even warm.

    This happened about a week after our one year warrenty, so we are left to pay for it.

    Is this something we can order and put in ourselves? Doesn't seem right that we would have to pay $200-300 to replace. We are pretty handy at doing this ourselves.

    Here is a photo taken after we cleaned up all the glass.

  • Anonymous Aug 23, 2008

    Our AEG 6 month old oven has just exploded all over the kitchen. The oven was not switched on we just heard an almighty crash/smash sound and came in to find shattered tempered glass ( a bit like from a windscreen ) in front of the oven. I am completely in shock as have no idea why this has happened.As it is a bank holiday weekend here we will contatc AEG on Tuesday as the oven is under a 12 month warranty. My biggest concern is why and how do we prevent this from ahappening again as could have been dangerous .

  • michelle18 Dec 01, 2008

    this happened to me over 6 months ago, my Ikea whirlpool mumsig obi s10 fcsm6 (which i had only purchased 16 months earlier) exploded and shattered into millions of tiny pieces of glass which threw across the kitchen. Ikea pass me over to whirlpool who pass me back to Ikea. I checked out trading standards and read the consumers rights to Ikea but still no joy. I'm so sick of the same pathetic questions and evasive response that I just cannot be bothered to deal with them at the moment. I did report this to 'which' and 'watchdog' and trading standards are aware of this happening, infact it is a very common fault and there are forum's and blog's galore about it -jump on board ha welcome us!


  • imaneatgirl Dec 07, 2008

    our ge spectra now has a huge crack in our glass oven door.

    i use my oven everyday- and with Christmas just around the corner- I'm hoping a solution can be found soon!

  • Exploder2008 Dec 28, 2008

    Exactly the same happened, thankfully I was not in the room. However mine was on a De Dietrich double fan oven I've started a blog, see

    Hope you managed to get it sorted, I'd be interested to hear.

  • holbert317 Jan 02, 2009

    Had the same problem today 1/2/09.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    same thing for me... my oven flashed F2 as I cleaned it and glass broke into thousands of pieces. I just closed it up and locked it out of fear for my children. I am not sure if I can just replace the glass or if I have to replace the entire door.

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    Same thing happened to us twice now! Small bump and the door shattered.

  • Norriesmall Jan 13, 2009

    I have the same problem Zanussi zob 160w just exploded last night. sent off email to Zanussi. just over 2 years old and some 20 days over the guarantee. Bought a new oven, would never buy Zanussi again. Waiting for their reply.

  • knoland Feb 11, 2009

    Same thing happened to me with my GE stove last night. It startled me completely! The strange part is that I haven't used the stove in over 4 days and I was in the other room when I heard what sounded like a gunshot. I thought maybe something came through the window at just the right angle and hit the stove, but the window wasn't broken... it just exploded for no reason!

    The model number for my stove is JGBP24GEN6WH

  • Sue treasure May 22, 2013

    suetreasure My A'mani outer glass oven door exploded again this year. this would make the 4th time this has happened since bought in 2001

  • Sue treasure May 22, 2013

    My A'Dami outer glass door exploded this month, for the 4th time. The company are loathe to believe me, yet they sent out the glass doors to replace the broken glass last 2009

  • Sue treasure May 22, 2013

    I see on the internet that this is a common occurance with some ovens.



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Get your manual above and get the section on removing the door. Lay the door on a padded surface so that the outside is facing down. Then, find the appropriate screws and carefully remove them. You may want to take a few digital pictures. It should all come apart and then reassemble. Avoid touching insulation or breathing any dust from it. Caution when cleaning oven glass: use only blue cleaner and mild abrasive pads to remove burned on stuff. Never install any glass that is chipped or scratched.

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If you are in Canada there is a government run organisation called TSSA regulates gas fired appliances. They would be interested in hearing about your story.

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