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Electric oven won't heat up

Posted by Harminder Sagoo, on
My electric oven won't heat up, however the fan comes on. Does this need a new element? Also which category of tradesman will be able to help...electrician or heating engr?
Jason Hearn

Jason Hearn

Yes Harminder it does sound quite simply that your element requires replacing on the oven, when i carry out this kind of repair i also replace the Thermal Cut Out also known as a TOC at the same time as these can also go at the same time as the element. The category you require is the Electrical one and im sure a local tradesman will be able to help you out. The cost of the job would depend upon a number of issues - 1. Make/Model of Oven, 2. Is a Genuine replacement spare required or would an equivalent part surfice. The replacement would take no longer than an hour at the most and cost depending upon the above factors shouldn't cost more than approx. £150 in total. I hope this helps in some way.
Les Ward

Les Ward

Hi Harminder, a likely cause is the heating element. An electrician can diagnose the problem and supply and fit a replacement element if this is required. You can alternatively contact the service agent of the oven manufacturer. A local electrician may be the cheaper option
Vlad Katane

Vlad Katane

Hello Harminder. It might be Energy regulator fault or Heating element. Last time a had a similar problem it was the Energy regulator - but my oven was always on the max temperature, so the heating element was o'k. You can check the parts cost here - partmaster.co.uk.

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