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The lower oven door will not close tightly so the oven light comes on. Although I questioned this 2 yrs. ago when the oven was installed, it has only gotten worse.

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  • BobbiA Feb 28, 2010

    The double oven door not closing and keeping the light on was solved by my husband. The hinge DOES NOT have an adjustment on it so my husband shimmed the hinges with washers and this fixed it. Amazing that the mfg. would not have hinges that could be adjusted!

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Yes that seems to be what needs to be done, but can't seem to find this adjustment

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You will need to adjust the door hinges so it pulls the door in tight enough.

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Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.

Yes this has been a fairly common issue with the Thermador wall ovens as well as their freestanding ranges.

Typically the remedy will be replacing the hinges, but there is a "fix" you can attempt in the interim. At least in hope of keeping the oven light from being on all the time, hence damaging the control board which houses the oven lights transformer.


The issue with those Thermador wall oven and freestanding range doors ( especially on the freestanding "professional" line ) is the weight of the door is so great, the hinge will actually move slightly over time, other times the entire hinge will need to be replaced.

This is what I'd recommend ( also official Thermador remedy, rest assured as I am a authorized factory trained Thermador service provider ) before pronouncing the hinges need replacing though.

**This does require a somewhat involved repair, so if you don't feel completely comfortable or have any reservation to trying this, please call in an local authorized Thermador ( B/S/H/ ) service provider.**


Recommendation: Adjust the door box hinge per instructions below.


1. Pull the oven away from the wall about 12".


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3. Remove the vertical side trim piece. It covers one of the screws that must be loosened.


4. Loosen the 4 screws that secure the hinge box.


5. Place a rolled up dishtowel at the bottom of the door and close the door and apply light pressure to the door while re-tightening the four screws.


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6. Re-install the hinge box covers & side trims.


7. Re-install and secure the oven.


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That should do it, ( or as stated, improve the situation ) if the hinges are too far gone they will need to be replaced unfortunately.


Let me know if you require further assistance or if indeed this solved your problem.

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