How to Replace the Handle on Your Oven

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The handle on your oven is meant to last longer than the lifespan of your appliance. It is very sturdy and unlikely to be damaged. However, over regular use, the handle is prone to becoming very dirty and stained. If you can no longer clean it sufficiently, you may want to replace it so your appliance looks nice again. Yet …

Kenmore and Frigidaire Wall Ovens Recalled

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Do you own a black, white or stainless steel Frigidaire or Kenmore brand electric wall oven?  Some of these ovens are a part of a recall issued by the manufacturer, Electrolux, because they can pose a fire hazard to consumers.  Read below for more information on the recall.   Recall Information On July 26, 2016, the manufacturer Electrolux issued a recall …

What to Do When an Oven Door Will Not Unlock

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In most cases, when the oven door will not open, it is because it is still locked. In some models, there is a manual lock that can be disengaged, but if you have an automatic lock, it can be a frustrating problem that may not have a clear answer. When your oven is locked, this is a safety feature that …

What to Check When The Oven Door Won’t Close

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In order to cook food efficiently, your oven door helps seal the heat in the oven tub. However, if that door fails to close all the way, you will still be able to cook food but the heat will seep out. This will cause the food to cook slower and unevenly as well as will make the area above your …

How to Replace an Oven Gasket

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Has your oven started to produce unevenly cooked or even slow cooked food? Have you noticed that you feel particularly hot spots coming from your oven door? If this is the case, you may need to replace the gasket in your oven. Similar to the waterproof door gaskets in your washer or other appliances, your oven also has a gasket …

What to Check When Your Oven is No Longer Heating

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If your oven has stopped producing heat, it is broken. Its only job is to produce heat and cook your food. However, when an oven stops heating, it can be caused by a number of different problems. Some of these problems you may be able to fix and others require a more skilled hand. Check The Igniter Gas ovens are …

How to Replace a Damaged Door Gasket in Your Whirlpool Oven

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If your Whirlpool oven model WFE520S0FS is losing heat, there’s a good chance the oven door gasket is damaged. The gasket creates an airtight seal that prevents heat from escaping your appliance. A rip in the gasket disrupts the airtight seal, and allows hot air to seep out of the oven door. Switching out the damaged gasket for a new intact one …

How to Replace the Door Latch Motor and Switch in Your Frigidaire Oven

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For safety purposes, the door on your Frigidaire oven model FFG3054TD locks during a self-cleaning cycle. Once the process is over, and the temperature inside the oven cools down, the door will unlock. If you tried opening the door after the cycle ended, and it wouldn’t budge, the door latch motor and switch is likely malfunctioning. While this can be alarming at …

Replacing the Thermal Fuse on Your Whirlpool Oven

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If your Whirlpool or Maytag oven has gone on strike and will not heat, it could be the thermal fuse has gone bad. However, be aware that there is probably another underlying reason causing the fuse to fail, so you will need to do further testing on the elements, and/or the control board relay to find the initial problem. To …

How to Replace the Cracked Outer Door Glass in Your Whirlpool Oven

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A crack in your Whirlpool oven model WFG320M0BB outer door glass is an unsightly nuisance. While its presence doesn’t affect your oven’s everyday operation, you should still replace the damaged glass before the crack gets worse and the panel completely shatters. Luckily, replacing the outer door glass is an easy DIY task and should only take you a few hours. How to …