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The front glass blew out of it! Completely shattered and no one had touched it. Now we need to clean it up. I suppose we need to take off the door and get a new one. OR do we get a new glass plate and repair it? How do we take off the door and/or replace the glass? Please help.

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Hi and welcome to FixYa I am Kelly.

Since you did not include a model number this solution will be from the hip as I can not refer to any manuals to assist you. Most ovens the oven door comes off by tilting the door out to the first stop and then lifting is vertical inline with the position of the hinge at the bottom of the door. Some of them may have retaining screws on the inside of the door to keep the door attached to the hinge area that must be removed FIRST. The hinge itself should stay attached to the oven.

I can probably provide you with a source (Maybe more than one) for the door glass if you respond with a model number,

When you attempt to take the door apart lay it down on 2 rugs so you do not scratch it. Use some blocks of wood UNDER the rugs to prop the door up so as not to damage the handle.

The door glass is replaced by removing the screws from the indide of the door. Sometimes you have to remove the trim pieces in addition to the multiple door panels. Everything is done from the inside of the door. You must take out the inner panel, Then the inner glass, then the spacer, the insulation if any and finally the outer door glass. Reassembly is in reverse order. Outer glass, spacer, insulation if any inner glass, the inner panel and re-install the trim if you had to remove it.

Thanks for choosing FixYa.

Kelly

Posted on Sep 11, 2010

  • Richard Oct 01, 2013

    hi there, can you please please help me source a new front glass panel for my HOTPOINT BD31 Double Electric oven. I'm based in the UK, could you please email me any links to source the glass? my email is speedsneed@aol.com Many thanks! Richard

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