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Zanussi zuf270x main oven not getting hot

Hi, I have this oven, just out of warranty, and the main (bottom) oven for some reason isn't gettng hot. the light comes on, but not heat whatsoever.

Is this a relatively simple fix, and if so, which part should I be looking for?

Many thanks
Dylan.

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I've just mended this myself and it took about 15 mins:-)
It's more than likely the heating element, you can get one off the internet for about £20 if you go for the electrolux replacement.
Open oven door and remove the trays, undo the four small screws on the back wall inside - not sure if you have to, but I turned the power off at this point. Better safe than not! Turn this around to the right wall as it won't come right out due to the bit of wire on the right (temp sensor maybe?).
If you've already got the new element you can guess what happens next; take out the 3 small screws holding in the element and gently pull towards you. It's attached to two wires poking out of two holes - take the bottom one off first as it seemed to have less tendency to fall back in the hole (I reckon that could be a real pain to get back).
Hold the wire still and wiggle the old element to remove as you will have less chance of damaging the wire that way. Reconnect the wires to the new element and pop it back together again.
Job done and after a year of waiting we now have double the oven space!

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If it is a fan assisted oven, and the fan is working o/k, then I would suspect that the oven element has failed, and will need to be replaced.
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Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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