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Daniel, Home Appliance Technician
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Fan oven not heating to capacity. We bought a new element

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Fan oven not heating to capacity. We bought a new element which didn’t solve the problem so then called out an engineer. He fitted a thermostat which didn’t work so he replaced it again. It’s still not heating well. Can you advise please? It’s 18 years old
JA: Have you checked if all the coils and heating elements are working properly?
Customer: we did replace the heating element but not sure if the technician looked at the coils
JA: How long has this been going on with your oven? What have you tried so far?
Customer: A few months. We’ve tried the element and the thermostat
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no

Hi, Im Daniel and welcome to Just Answer. Sorry to hear you are having trouble with your oven, Hopefully i can help you on this.

You may get an offer for a phone request, Now im afraid i dont do them as i only do the online chat so if you dont want the phone request then just ignore it.

If the fan oven isnt getting has hot as it should and the fan element has been replaced and the thermostat has been replaced then its either a weak fan motor or its something to do with the door as the heat must be escaping from the door. This could be either the door seal or hinges this.

Check the fan and check the door as if the element and thermostat has been replaced then thats all thats left in there.


Customer: replied 15 days ago.
The fan is working and the door is fine

Its only the thermostat that controls the heater. The thermostat tells the heater when to come on and off so if an oven isnt getting as hot as it should then it can only be either the thermostat isnt controling the temperture as it should or theres heat loss from the door. Or the fan isnt spinning as fast as it should.

Thats all it can be causing this fault.

The timer or the selector switch wont cause this as thats all thats left in an oven.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Ok thanks for your advice

Your welcome.

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