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We own a Eurogas 900mm stainless steel freestanding stove which we purchased in 1998. The oven door hinges need to be replaced but we are unable to find a local supplier. We believe the stove was manufactured in Italy but we have not been able find contact details for the manufacturer. It seems the only place Eurogas stoves are sold now is South Africa. Do you have any suggestions where we could obtain suitable hinges?

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  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    Hi what a surprise to find I am not the only one with this exact problem. And my friend has the same freestanding Eurogas oven with the same problem. I bought the oven in 2004 and from day 1 the door never closed properly. We did not live near the city so they refused to come out and assist with this problem even though we it was still under garuantee. Eventually they sent someone who replaced the hinges and burnt buttons, but that didnt last more than a month. I look after my stove well and do not abuse the door. All I can think of is fixing a closing device on both sides outside the door. If anyone have been able to get proper assistance from Eurogas please tell me where or how to fix this problem on a very expensive oven.

  • beatrice515
    beatrice515 Feb 12, 2013

    Can you please tell me if u fix this problem.... Where did you find the hinges??? And i need to replace the knobs to..... Thank you very much...

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I have the same stove but do not have a problem with the oven door hinges but rather the glass cooker hood hinges--although my knobs are starting to burn. Both hinges have popped in separate occasions and both times I have called the Cape Town agent foo Eurogas and had fantastic responses from them. http://www.eurafrican.co.za/contactus.html

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EURAFRICAN CAN POST YOU THE GOODS AND ARE QUITE HELPFUL, THEY CAN ALSO TALK YOU THROUGH IT. ALSO, DOES SOMEONE HAVE A PICTURE OF THIS OVEN PERHAPS? AND A MANUAL...

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Fix for oven door that wont close properly - Italian made wide gas stoves

Chances are, it is not the hinges responsible for a loose door that will not close tight. Chances are the 13mm by 5 mm (my guess) hinge rollers have broken or worn out. If you paid a repairman to fix the door and he did not replace the hinge receivers - you have paid a quack.
The hinge recievers are quickly removed for inspection by removing 2 phillips head screws, and they sort of drop down - ready for inspection.

The hinge levers press up on these hinge rollers. if the feeble axle wears out, the rollers fall out, so the door just slops about loosely.

The hinges fit in hinge receivers or hinge supports, those 2 vertical slots that the oven door sits in. Sick a bit of firm straight wire - like from a coat hanger, and push it in and see if there is a roller that works towards the top.

If not remove the 2 screws and retrieve the hinge assembly, and you will see a roller or not. These oven hinges may also go under Glem and Bauermatic and Emilla. SMEG hinges are close but annoyingly different, but they have the right size roller if you want to do a transplant.

You can probably get something close on ebay or amazon - search on hinge receiver. Mob from UK is about 5 pound each.

I went to the local rubbish dump, and paid $2 for 2 hinge receivers of a Chef oven. These fit but will not work. The chef hinge and receiver pair MIGHT work, but wont because the hinge screw mounting hole are about 5mm in the wrong place. Seems every oven manufacturer designs incompatibility, and oh to close, but not identical parts.

In the chef hinge receiver, they have a plastic wheel, a bit bigger than the proper steel one. I removed the wheels from this receiver and using a soft metal bolt as an axial with nut mounted / transplanted it in the two holes just above where it should be mounted. Although it has a larger diameter, placing it 3 mm higher in the predrilled hole works a treat.

It worked, Oven door fixed. I speculate drilling holes in small coins, one could fabricate a V wheel of sorts too

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I BOUGHT A EUROGAS STOVE ON AUCTION WITH BROKEN GLASS TOP...CANNOT FIND GLASS FOR IT...MODEL NO OYB612V130VV SIZE 900X560mm CAN ANYONE ASSIST?

Posted on Apr 11, 2011

Hi There
We read your post with interest... We are in South Africa and are currently considering buying a Eurogas 900 gas/Electric stove. Apart from your problem with the hinges, could you recommend it?
Thanks
Dayle

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

The manufacturers are Glem Gas and they are imported from Italy. Se weebsite: http://www.glemgas.com/eng/home.shtml

Posted on Aug 23, 2008

I gather that the supplier is EurAfrican. See their website.

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Glass in door shattered on our Eurogas matrix 900. Agent says it is not under guarantee. This after 10 months of use. Has anyone had the same problem.

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