Wall oven symptoms

We have the troubleshooting tips you need to figure out why your wall oven won't heat, the door won't unlock or why the oven won't work at all. Find the symptom that describes your built-in oven's failure and then follow the troubleshooting steps to determine which parts to replace. Use our DIY wall oven repair guides to help you install the parts and fix your oven.

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Symptoms common to all wall oven

Choose a symptom to see related wall oven repairs.

Main causes: faulty oven temperature sensor, control system problem, weak burner igniter, damaged oven element
Main causes: bad oven door lock assembly, faulty electronic control board, wiring failure
Main causes: lack of gas supply, broken igniter, tripped circuit breaker, broken oven element, tripped thermal fuse, control system failure
Main causes: lack of electrical power, bad electronic control board, faulty oven control thermostat
Main causes: broken bake element, bad bake burner igniter, tripped thermal switch, control system failure
Main causes: broken broil element, faulty broil burner igniter, control system failure

Repair guides common to all wall oven

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your wall oven.

How to replace the thermal switch in a wall oven

If the oven won't heat after resetting the thermal switch, replace the thermal switch.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 60 minutes or less
June 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace wall oven door hinges

If your oven door flops open fast, it's time to replace the hinges. Follow these step-by-step instructions to do it yourself.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
June 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a wall oven thermal fuse

The thermal fuse trips to prevent the over from excessively overheating. The oven won't heat again until you replace the fuse.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 60 minutes or less

Articles and videos common to all wall oven

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your wall oven.

January 1, 2019

7 uncommon tips for kitchen cleaning

By Sears PartsDirect staff

These 7 kitchen-cleaning tips are out of the ordinary and super helpful.

December 16, 2015

Using a wiring schematic to trace a current video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Find out what’s wrong with your appliance by following a circuit.

December 9, 2015

How to read a wiring schematic video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn how to decipher symbols so you can buy the right part for your problem.

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