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Oven is Getting too Hot

Ovens are amazing as they allow us to make delicious cuisine with ease, however like almost everything they can be prone to faults.

Whilst opening the oven door and checking on your food - if you are suddenly blasted by plumes of smoke you may have an issue!

When your oven overheats it can result in your dishes either overcooking or even being burnt, meaning that the only suitable destination for your dinner would be the bin rather than your dinner plate.

If you are currently plagued by your food overcooking and being charred, we have some advice which may help and get your meals cooking perfectly once again.

Cause 1


The most common cause for your food burning to a crisp would be a faulty thermostat.

The thermostat works to monitor and control the temperature in your oven, and when the desired temperature has been reached the element will switch off.

However if the thermostat is faulty, the element can continue to heat up which then results in your food being burnt and wasted.

If you require a replacement thermostat, take a look at our range of cooker spares so you can be back to getting your meals cooked to perfection again in no time!

Click below for a simple to follow guide to help you to remove and change a faulty thermostat.

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Cause 2

Cooling Fan

If the noise only occurs once the oven has been on for a while, we can speculate that the cooling fan could be at fault.

The cooling motor kicks in when the heat inside the cabinet rises. It then proceeds to help cool down the oven quickly once you've stopped using it.

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

Examine the cooling motor and the attached fan by spinning quickly - and replace if required.

The good news is that if you do need to replace it, you can get a replacement right from our range of cooling fans on our site!

You being overwhelmed and all worked up won’t solve the problem, so you can follow our video guide showing you the steps to take to replace your cooling fan.

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