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Oven door will not seal at top.

The oven door will not seal all the way at the top. Which lets heat out and brown stain on top of door. Is there a way to ajust the hinges.

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Re: Oven door will not seal at top.

Ours does the same thing. The problem with ours is the seal at the bottom of the door, keeping it from closing all the way. It's pretty much burnt into an out-of-place position, which causes the top of the door to gap since it's not closing tight.

Posted on May 25, 2008

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Re: Oven door will not seal at top.

The same thing with mine. I took apart the door today and found the hinges a little bent. I think it should be ok to bent them the opposite way a little with some mole grips......and then I must remember not to move the stove out for cleaning by the oven door handle again (oops).
Door comes off (unlock hinges and lift up). undo 4 screws on the bottom edge and then two on the inside of the door handle then it comes apart - beware as it's heavy. The hinges themselves come off with two screw each.

Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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Hey friend, thank you for your inquiry!

I understand that your Electrolux range has yellow stains on the top of the door. Typically you should just use warm water and mild soap to remove any stains on your range. If that does not help to correct the issue I would suggest a touch up paint that can by typically purchased through your manufacturer or replacement of the door. I hope this has been beneficial. -Matt

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sounds like the upper element is burnt or the fuse is burnt.check the fuses first,by opening the access panel at the top and rear of the range,check the fuses to verify that they are good,if okay then open the oven door and remove the element and inspect the contacts and element for burn marks or breaks.if so replace either the element or the burnt contacts.

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When I use my self-cleaning on my oven it leaves a brown stain on the white plastic part outside my oven door. How do I clean the area that has browned?

Hello- The self-clean cycle heats the inside up to about 800deg. There is no existing plastic that can take the heat at the vent w/out discoloring. The stain is from the smoke produced when the stuff on the drip pan incinerates. Try some oxy-clean and a damp cloth. Try to predict or minimize spills with foil and drip pans. Techs call 'self-clean' the 'self-destruct' cycle. Using this function will reduce the life expectancy of any electric range. Let me know if this info helps-have more if needed- Thanks- ED

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Ranges self cleaning instructions

An oven is a standard piece of equipment in the kitchen of a home or apartment. Often, the original instructions for operating and cleaning the oven have been lost or are not included with the lease of an apartment or purchase of a pre-owned home. To get the most use out of your oven and keep it functioning properly, it is important to know how to use it.
Adjust the racks to the desired position. Some Frigidaire models feature heating elements on the top of the oven while others are located on the bottom. Generally, moving your dish farther away from the heating source will result in a slower cooking time or reduced browning. Choose the desired oven temperature and set by turning the temperature knob or manual punching in the numbers followed by the "Enter" or "Start" button. Allow the oven to pre-heat before placing dishes into the oven to bake.

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Open the door while standing to the side of the oven. Standing directly in front can result in burns from the hot air. Wearing a dry oven mitt, place pans onto the desired oven rack. If baking more than one dish, stagger the pans on different racks, so that one is not directly on top of the other. This will help ensure even heating. Close the door and set the timer, using the numeric key pad or up-and-down arrows followed by the "Start" or "Enter" button. If you want to encourage additional browning on top of the dish, set the oven to "Broil" after the dish has cooked through. Monitor the dish carefully, as food can burn quickly. Remove the dish when completed using dry oven mitts, and turn off the oven.

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Do not attempt to clean the oven until it has cooled completely. The oven's exterior and the interior frame can be cleaned using a sponge dampened with hot water and dish detergent. The glass portion of the door may be cleaned with paper towels and glass cleaner. For ease of cleaning, wipe spills as soon as possible after they occur. Wait until the oven has cooled and then clean using the sponge method. If this does not work, a spray-on oven cleaner can be used, according to the manufacturer's directions for a manual cleaning oven, or for a self-cleaning oven, push the self-cleaning button and allow the oven to cycle through the automatic cleaning, usually about 1 hour. Never scrub the rubber seal around the over door, as this can lead to deterioration and prevent the oven from sealing properly.

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Perhaps the door gasket is not sealing well enough. In self clean mode the oven get very hot and vaporizes the fat off the sides. With a leak I think some of the fat is redepositing on on the outside where the leak is. You may need a new door seal.

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