We have a tappan,model no.31-2752-00/01.The tempture after turning oven on is about 100 to150 degrees different between oven setting and oven thermomerter,I've bought to of them to make sure the first one wasen't faulty.Same problem.Please help!! Thank-you,Sandi
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problem thermostat not lighting the gas or turning the gas off to maintain an even temp
temp variation should be around a 10 degree range
call a gas fitter to check out the oven controls , thermostat or thermocouple
If it is convection bake you have to turn the temp down (25 degrees or so) that is listed in the recipe.
The broil setting is not used to bake because it operates differently from the bake setting. So, don't go to the broil setting at all. The element for bake is under the floor of the oven. You have not indicated whether it is gas or electric, but both of these can have issues with the burner or element.
If you are baking on the correct setting and the oven is heating from the bottom, not the top, this can be caused by hot spots that are created by elements/burners.
to check, look under the floor of the oven. Turn the bake heat up to high and see if the flame is uneven. For an electric oven, the color of the element should be evenly red, no brown spots.
If you are using an oven thermometer, move the thermometer to the spot in the oven that seems to be burning things the most.
Yes, but oven temperatures are notorious for being off. The best way to know what your internal temp is is to buy a half way decent oven thermometer and compare that reading with the oven temp setting. It is not uncommon to have a 50-100 degree difference.
I cannot assist you with your problem, but I do have the same oven and it seems the control panel doesn't work either. However, I am looking for the manual. Would you perhaps be able to help me with that? Sincerely, S. Rozier
Perhaps the item you are using to check temperatures is not accurate. I my line of work, I use a digital thermometer which records immediate temperature. Perhaps understanding the process will help you see more accuracy in the way you read the temperature in your oven. Allow me to offer this explanation....First of all, place your thermometer near on the top rack as close to the oven temperature probe as possible. This probe is the focal point for your oven and detects the temperature and opens the electrical circuit to turn off the element when the desired set temperature is attained. Set your electric oven to 300 degrees and hopefully, you have a window in your oven to watch. The bake element will come on and the temperature will rise until it reaches 300 degrees. It is at this point when your oven bake indicator light should go out. When this happens....look inside. The element is still bright orange and emitting heat and will continue to raise the temperature in the oven to approximately 325 - 340 degrees. With this noted, you will see the temperature beginning to drop 315, 310, 300, 295, 290, 285 perhaps even 280 or some even lower to 275 and then the indicator lamp will go on indicating the circuit has closed thus turning on the element, Finally there is a variance and no range GAS or ELECTRIC will ever maintain a even 300 degree temperature. The calibration set point is based on the 300 degrees. If your oven light goes off within 20-25 degrees of three hundred degrees, your oven is already calibrated pretty close and I would not attempt to adjust it at all.
if you read your tappan instructions, it will tell you to turn your oven to 550 degrees, then press and hold the bake button for 15 seconds. it will blank out and go to 0. adjust temp up or down accordingly. peace out.