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GAVIN MCEACHRAN Posted on Dec 14, 2006

FAULTY TIMER/CLOCK Timer has been temperamental recently, once finished timing the whole clock/timer unit would flash and only turning off the power and resetting the clock would allow the oven to work again. Put machine into pyrolytic clean mode and after a few hours noticed there was no display on clock/timer at all. Switched off at mains (didnt want it pyrolyticing all night)but in morning still no display at all, oven does appear to work though (just no timer or clock) Is the unit faulty? If so where can i get a replacement, assume it would be fairly straightforward to replace.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    WE had a very brief power failure this morning and now no matter what I do I can't reset my oven clock - it just keeps flashing

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    the oven timer looses power supply intermittently. when it looses power; it appear to have the power restored once you turn on a heating coil/burner for about 15 mins. Then after several hours it looses power again and goes dead.


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I found mine did the same I pusshed the face and it came back on. It appears fault within circuitry of clock and will need to be replaced

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2012

    But where to find a replacement clock/timer...???

  • Sean Messoss Sep 11, 2013

    you will have to google it in order to find it. a lot are on ebay


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