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How to Change an Oven Light Bulb

If the light in your oven is not working, there’s no need to cook or bake in the dark ages. Replacing a cooker bulb is a simple job and you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it before.

If you’re unsure on how to replace the bulb for your particular cooker, we’ve created this how-to article to assist you. So engage your thinking cap and let’s get started. If you’re unsure on how to replace the bulb for your particular cooker, we’ve created this how-to article to assist you. So engage your thinking cap and let’s get started.

This video shows an example on how to remove or replace the part on a typical machine, some models may be different but the procedure should be similar.

What You Will Need:

Step 1 - Safety Advice

Safety First! Please make sure that you have switched off or disconnected the appliance from the mains before beginning any repair.

Step 2 - Find The Correct Bulb

Finding the correct bulb for your oven can be difficult sometimes. The easiest way to get the correct replacement is to look at the specifications printed on the old bulb.

You will need to remove the bulb and bulb cover. Time for an eSpares Top Tip: if your lamp cover is not coming out you can turn the oven on to soften any grease around out. Use oven mitts when removing the cover to stop your hands from burning.

Once you’ve got the bulb in your hand the key information is printed on the bulb, such as the wattage and cap type. We have a range of universal cooker bulbs that can be found here.

Step 3 - Fit The New Bulb

When you have the correct lamp for your model it's a simple job of replacing the bulb and putting the bulb cover back on.

There you go, a replacement bulb fitted into your oven! Go on and pat yourself on the back. If you need to spruce up your cooker or have noticed some areas that require some TLC, head on over to our cleaning section.

If you have any other appliances in your house that need some help, our advice centre is sure to have the answers.


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