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This tutorial will show you how to check your Smeg element and how to replace your Smeg cooker element.
Here are the 3 main faults to look for in your oven or cooker that is not heating
Your oven will not work until the clock/timer has been re-set after replacing an oven element or tripping the electrical supply. Consult your Smeg manual.
If your Oven is not getting hot or heating up it could be a faulty element, if the fan in the oven is running and the thermostat light is on, this will lead us to believe that the element has gone faulty. With grills the thermostat light should come on there should be heat, if not then this could be the grill element or the thermostat.
When you turn the oven on, the household electrical supply trips on the Rcd (this is the earth trip in the fuse board sometimes called the breaker tripping) your fan oven element has gone to earth and needs replacing.
You changed the element does everything else work fine, stovetop elements,broiler etc.if so check your wiring going to the new element and to the switch if they are fine it may just be the temp/control switch
If it is a electric fan assisted oven, and the fan is working o/k, then you will probably find that the oven element is faulty.
This is located at the rear of the the oven compartment, behind a removeable cover.
Hope this helps.