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I have a Newhouse EL 616.it had been on for a while and then tripped the main fuse.. When put back on oven didn't work. Think it's the element but messed with timers and and functions. Help

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Call a local repair man

Posted on Apr 20, 2015

  • Carol Collier Apr 20, 2015

    No offence love but if I had the money for a repair man I wouldn't be asking advice on here would I.

  • ray gallant Apr 20, 2015

    quite understandable

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SOURCE: Main oven tripping the fuse

probable fault to earth of circular element - gets worse when element hot. you will need a megga to confirm this.

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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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

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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If the fan is running, then it is safe to say that the oven element has gone.
Replace with a new one,(element that is).,
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A tripped breaker or blown fuse on an electric oven or cook-top, combined with an element that has stopped working, is usually a sign of a shorted, then blown (if the fuse or breaker no longer fail) element.

If you know how to use an ohmeter, you can pull the element, disconnect the wires from each end, then measure the resistance between each end of the element, and each element to the outer sheath.

A good element has just a few ohms of resistance between the wire connection points, and infinite resistance from the wire connection points to the outer sheath. Any readings other than that means the element is bad and need's to be replaced.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Fan Oven blows Fuse over 175 Celcius -Baumatic BT2760SS

Hi, I was cooking and my oven jut went off, looked in fuse mains box and had tripped. So put back on and now the fan works but no heat...Can you give me some idea what it mite be.

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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