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Oven Not Working and Door Catch Broken

Hi.

The oven stopped working and tripped the fuses at the same time.

Thought problem was electric wire coming in contact with internal foil (there was some charing), but looks like it was the wire going to the grill.

Is it the element (after less than a year's use) or something else, and how do we find out other than calling in a repair man?

We also managed to break one of the little catches that enables you to get the door off.

Can anyone please help?

Thanks

We are in the U.K., by the way

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If you turn the oven on and set it to the highest temperature you will see a black coloured cover plate at the rear of the oven with holes in. Located beind this cover is the oven element. THis after a few minutes at most should be glowing red, the fan then circulates the heat so that the oven reaches the required temperature. IF this is not glowing then the element is blown. If your house fuses tripped this is also a fairly good sign that this is the element. Zanussin provide a spare element for £48.50 but take 7 - 10 days there is a man called element man on the web, he provides the same for £24.50 and delivered in a day. I have had two elements go on me in 6 years... hope this helps ....Jack

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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