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Adjusting the oven door hindges for a snug fit

Door to the oven/range combo does not fit snug, there is heat loss and cooking time is increased. How can the oven door hindges be adjusted for a snugger fit?

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  • mee1 Oct 01, 2008

    G'day , my Lofra LEF GG series oven door does not seal properly. Heat and cooking time is lost . Seems to be only about 1/2 inch of looseness which is not allowing the door to seal at the top. Please help as this is driving my missus mad which in turn is causing me an ear ache.....appears this is MY fault....please help!



    Thanks and have a nice day!

    Mark

  • radical57 Nov 09, 2008

    I'm in the same boat mate, got the door in pieces but can't see how to sort the spring problem' HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEELP !

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