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Main oven failure

Oven starts to heat up no problem until certain temp (approx 100 degrees) where the timer suddenly flashes zero and oven stops. Clock never resets but after about 5 minutes you can go through the whole process again.

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  • Madant Dec 13, 2007

    Cheers Bob from Li, I have now conducted more research and the point at which the oven cuts out is right at the point the temperature is reached ie. set control to 150 degrees and that's where the whole thing shuts down (including the clock).

    The seccondary oven remains unaffected but is unfortunately not of a size to accomodate the turkey we have ordered for Xmas.

    Thanks once again for your input, I would value further advice.

  • Madant Dec 14, 2007

    Thanks again Bob from Li. I'm affraid I must have tried the circuit breaker about half a dozen times, once for upwards of half an hour but still no change.

    Will Smeg be the best place to go for support or will I be better involving a local domestic appliance repair service ?

    Thanks once again for all your help,

    Madant

  • Madant Dec 15, 2007

    Bob from Li, rolled my sleeves up on Friday night, stripped the thing down and bingo !

    I followed the cable from the red indicator light to the back of the stove and found a melted connector box.

    The box joined 8 cables and once I'd re-connected them the oven was as good as new. The shorting cable was clearly initiating some kind of safety cut out which is good to know but also means that turkey is firmly back on the Christmas day menu.

    Can't thank you enough for the help you've offered which is why I've tagged the problem FixYa.

    Much obliged Bob

    Madant

  • Doug1900 Jan 30, 2008

    Hello, I can't find both sides of he discussion here but, my A2 has lost power on the main oven, except for the fan. YOu mentoned a breaker, is to be seen after removing ghe back panel? I got the top open but need wireing diagram to see where the power is and isn't. I have not been able to fine wireing diagram. Thanks, Doug

  • ryan52 Jun 22, 2008

    Hi there, my A2 main oven has stopped working aswell (no grill,light,heat or fan). Reading through several posts I have yet to find a solution as the clock has also died. The part that puzzels me is that both the thermostat and function switch lights are illuminated with the 'no function' selected. If you rotate the thermostat knob it stays illuminated but as soon as you rotate the function knob both lights go out. I have tried several resets with no joy and had the front off to have a look at the clock, but without a wiring diagram im lost.

    Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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Shut off power at the mains breakers and restart. This may reset the unit.

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  • Robert Hirst Dec 13, 2007

    Okay. Madant!! Did you do that full reset? The mains breakers are generally rated at least 40 amperes. Shut down for at least a minute. If that doesn't do it, I'll have to say you have a problem with the thermostat board. Very strange.

  • Robert Hirst Dec 14, 2007

    Madant, I'm in the US so I don't know who is best to support you. There is certainly someone near you who advertises that they know the product. Good luck.

  • Robert Hirst Dec 17, 2007

    enjoy the bird! My pleasure.

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