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Common heating faults with Bosch HBN 131560B / 131520 single oven
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1, If the Bosch fan motor in the back of the oven is going round and
the temperature light is on (normally little red light), but there is no heat
then you will probably need a new oven element, these are generally very easy
to fit and readily available from our website these can be tested with a
To gain access to the BOSCH element you will
have to remove the back plate from inside the oven. Once removed you will see
the fan and element, if you
look closely at the element you will
probably see a small hole burnt in it where it has blown. Sometimes however
there is no evidence of a fault but the element
is open circuit ie:
broken inside the element casing, either way it will need replacing. Some
elements will are fixed from inside the oven and some are held in place by nuts
from the rear of the machine.
2, If your BOSCH fan
oven is getting warm but takes a very long time to cook or is burning the food
more on one side than the other, then you need to check if your oven fan motor
is working you will
see the blade turning fast if it is ok. if the element is heating but the fan motor is not blowing the heat into the oven then
you need To replace the oven fan motor
is a little more
expensive and a bit more involved.
3. If you have the opposite problem ie: your oven is over heating
and burning everything then you will need to replace your BOSCH oven thermostat
4, A quite common and easily overlooked answer is if your BOSCH oven is not working at all ie: no
heat and no fan then the chances are that someone has put the oven timer
into AUTO mode,
simply put oven back to MANUAL mode and all should be working again.
on Jan 19, 2010 | Bosch HBN 131560B / 131520 hot-air...
Can I change the grill element myself?
The grill element is not usually a 'plug-in' device.
You will have to remove the back of the oven/grill and disconnect it from the back before you can withdraw it from the front.
Remember to switch off the power before removing the back.
on Jan 12, 2010
you can obtain the instruction manual for this directly from the bosch web site free of charge if it is not listed there try the BSH Home appliances ltd site they are the manufacturers repair service in the UK
on Mar 09, 2009
hi there sounds like fan oven element at back, don't worry about smoke from grill is more than likley just grease burnning off element, just leave on for a min or two
on Feb 29, 2008
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