TurboChef TORNADO Electric Oven - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

there is a high limit reset button on the back of the oven .reach around left side if you are facing oven. if that is it but it trips again you have other issues. if that is not it you have other issues possibly k4 k5 ssr or element problems

TurboChef... | Answered on Nov 17, 2019 | 2,880 views

your mags failed replace 20 amp fuse and figure out cause probaly bad mags or transformers.

TurboChef... | Answered on Nov 24, 2016 | 1,373 views

What is your amp draw? You could just have a bad I/O board.

TurboChef... | Answered on Oct 06, 2016 | 658 views

replace 3 door switches, very cheap fix. bout $2.50 per switch and all you need is a screwdriver.

TurboChef... | Answered on Sep 22, 2016 | 699 views

there are little switches inside that the door hits when you close it. open both side panels then open and close the door. you'll see them in the upper left. there primary, secondary, and monitor. PSM. they either broke or something need adjusted. easy and cheap fix. you could take the leads off and jump them until you get switches. but they are a safety feature so do at your own risk.

TurboChef... | Answered on Jul 12, 2015 | 593 views

You may need to replace the heater coils. Contact the manufacturer for details.

TurboChef... | Answered on Jun 08, 2015 | 212 views

Call a tech and let him check t he t top heater. Lose connection maybe AT terminal OF CC heaTER

TurboChef... | Answered on Dec 08, 2014 | 310 views

Heater...top or bottom. Call a tech

TurboChef... | Answered on Dec 08, 2014 | 119 views

did you check transformers. also k1 , k2, k3, relays. also make sure all wires are put back right and the diodes are going in the right direction.

TurboChef... | Answered on Dec 08, 2014 | 1,250 views

James 938 hit the nail on the head. These ovens are very good and tend to be maintenance free, however, when it does have a problem, it is an unusual one. Good luck and let us know how it does.

TurboChef... | Answered on Dec 08, 2014 | 436 views

This might help you out:


It's a service manual for the TurboChef NGC Tornado.

Pay particular attention to pages 15 through 19. It shows you how to edit menus and to reset everything.

Good luck!

TurboChef... | Answered on Oct 24, 2014 | 260 views

ur high limit trip because ur heater overshoots the program setting for the temp replace ur k4/k5 solid state relay for it controls ur temp for the heater.

TurboChef... | Answered on Oct 02, 2014 | 310 views

havent seen any fuse of this kind in turbochef. it only has 2x12amps and 20amps slow blow fuses

TurboChef... | Answered on Oct 02, 2014 | 79 views

ur door microswitch defective ....

TurboChef... | Answered on Oct 02, 2014 | 142 views

the most complicated error for this oven ... this error affects ur micorwave system .... this requires a tech to check ur unit

TurboChef... | Answered on Dec 08, 2014 | 210 views

If the temperature reached at it operating temperature and oven display doesn't showing how much time left for ready screen then most probably its IO board gone.
I have seen many cases like this, and replacing IO Board fixed the problem.

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TurboChef... | Answered on Sep 19, 2014 | 125 views

There are 2 hv transformers. If you take the right side cover off, they are towards the top of the unit. I think you need to take the top cover off, as well, to replace them. If you google turbochef tornado, there are very detailed repair manuals available for free. They shouldn't be hard to replace yourself. You might need to replace the capacitor (s) too. If it won't stand up on its own without falling over then good chance that is shot too. Remember to take a picture before you take everything apart, so you know how it goes back together. Remember to unplug!!! :). These are pretty easy to work on yourself. A service call will cost you at least $500 to replace a fairly cheap part. I learned the hard way. Below is a pic of a transformer, capacitor and mag. They were all bad. Eventually a bad mag will ruin your transformer and capacitor. 8ac8c2ce-4199-46ea-9981-2a2ee5dc9570.jpg c10f5a3f-ab72-45d5-94a0-8faed3674ea8.jpg 1f8362be-530d-497c-83d4-1ba6d05c9557.jpg

TurboChef... | Answered on Jun 29, 2014 | 144 views

take top cover off. It's about in the center. install a new one. pretty simple part to change. of course always unplug oven first.

TurboChef... | Answered on Jun 09, 2014 | 110 views

What jim said is right. plus clean the front vent. take off bottom front panel and clean all the little round holes. also if its dirty inside everything runs hotter(which makes the EC get warm faster) and dirt gets on the little wire(it's about 4" long coming from the main 40 pin connector0 that monitors the EC temp(clean it). sometimes the fan starts to get weak and doesn't cool properly. also, unplug oven, take side panel off and clean it as well. there are vents on it that get clogged. while it's unplugged clean the inside. I use a paint brush and shop van. just be careful not to hit wires or knock wires off. this will all help a bit but that fan will still run a lot anyway.

TurboChef... | Answered on Apr 22, 2014 | 405 views

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