AEG Oven Grill [How To, Issues & Solutions]

Do you want to learn how to use your AEG oven grill or has it stopped working? In this article, we will show you how to use your AEG oven grill and fix the problems you may have with it.

How To Use AEG Oven Grill

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to use your AEG oven grill…

Step 1: Turn on the oven.

Step 2: Turn the oven’s control knob to select turbo grill, fast grill, or grill.

Step 3: Choose your desired temperature by turning the temp control knob.

Step 4: Leave the oven to heat up for a few minutes before placing your food inside.

Step 5: Once the oven is heated up, open the door and place your food inside.

Step 6: Once you are done grilling, open the door and take out your food.

Step 7: Turn the two oven control knobs to the off position.

If the steps above for using an oven grill don’t work on your AEG oven model, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Turn the oven on.

Step 2: Press the heating functions button.

Step 3: Scroll through the available features and select the grill.

Step 4: Enter your desired temperature by scrolling through the options or using the arrows.

Step 5: Press the “Start” or “Ok” button to start.

Step 6: Leave the oven to heat up for a few minutes.

Step 7: Once the oven is heated up, open the door and place your food inside.

Step 8: Shut the door.

Step 9: Once you are done grilling, open the door and take out your food.

Step 10: Turn the oven off.

AEG Oven Grill Not Working — Causes And Solutions

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your AEG oven grill won’t work and what to do about them.

1. Grill Element

If the grill of your AEG oven won’t work, the grill element is most likely faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to test and replace the grill element in your AEG oven…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch off the oven’s circuit breaker to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Open the door of the oven.

Step 4: Slide out the racks in the oven and set aside.

Step 5: If your oven is installed to a cabinet, take out the screws on the sides which secure it. Do this with a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 6: Lift the oven out of the cabinet and set on a sturdy surface.

Step 7: To make it easier to access the grill element, uninstall the oven door. To do this, first flip the hinge latches towards yourself using a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 8: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 9: Grip the sides of the oven door, lift it off, and set on a sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 10: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 11: Take out the screws which hold the top and rear panels of the oven in place.

Step 12: Set the panels aside.

Step 13: Note where each wire goes on the grill element by taking a picture.

Step 14: Disconnect the wires from the grill element.

Step 15: To test the element, first get a multimeter.

Step 16: Turn the multimeter dial to the lowest ohms setting.

Step 17: Touch the two multimeter probes to the two main terminals of the grill element.

Step 18: Look at the multimeter’s display. If the grill element doesn’t have continuity at room temperature, it is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 19: Take out the two nuts and springs which hold the element to the oven.

Step 20: Slide the element out of the oven and get a new AEG oven grill element.

Step 21: Slide the sleeves onto the new grill element. The sleeves should come with the grill element.

Step 22: Position the new grill element in the oven.

Step 23: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 24: Slide the springs and nuts onto the ends of the grill element.

Step 25: Tighten the nuts to hold the grill element in place.

Step 26: Reconnect the wires to the terminals of the grill element making sure that each wire goes to the right place.

Step 27: Reposition the top and rear panels of the oven.

Step 28: Hold the panels in place with the screws.

Step 29: Lift the oven back into the cabinet and return the Philips head screws which hold it in place.

Step 30: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 31: Lift the door and insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 32: Open the oven door fully and flip the hinge latches back to hold it in place.

Step 33: Shut the oven door.

Step 34: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace an AEG oven grill element step by step.

2. Damaged Wires

If the grill element isn’t faulty but your AEG oven grill won’t work, you should check the wires next. Inspect the wires connected to the terminals of the grill element. If the wires appear burnt or damaged in any way, they should be fixed or replaced. Contact a technician to do this.

3. Thermostat

The thermostat monitors the grill element temperature. If the thermostat fails, the grill element won’t turn on. If both the grill element and wires aren’t faulty but your AEG oven grill still won’t work, the thermostat should be replaced. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your AEG oven thermostat…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: To avoid the risk of electrocution, switch the oven’s circuit breaker off.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: Slide out the racks in the oven and set them aside.

Step 5: If your oven is installed to a cabinet, it should be uninstalled. Take out the screws on the sides of the oven which secure it to the cabinet.

Step 6: Lift the oven out of the cabinet and set it on a sturdy surface.

Step 7: Flip the latches on the door hinges towards yourself to release the door.

Step 8: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 9: Grip the sides of the door, lift it off, and set on a sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 10: Lift off the thermostat rod from the clips on the oven interior’s upper back wall.

Step 11: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s top panel in place.

Step 12: Pry off the oven’s temperature control knob using a flat blade screwdriver or putty knife.

Step 13: Take out the two Philips head screws you see to release the thermostat.

Step 14: Note where each wire goes on the thermostat by taking a picture.

Step 15: Disconnect the wires from the thermostat using a pair of needle nose pliers.

Step 16: Pass the thermostat rod out through the hole in the top of the oven.

Step 17: Fully remove the thermostat and get a new one.

Step 18: Connect the wires to the new thermostat making sure that each one goes to the right place.

Step 19: Position the thermostat on the oven.

Step 20: Secure the thermostat using the two Philips head screws.

Step 21: Pass the thermostat rod through the hole in the top of the oven.

Step 22: Sit the thermostat rod on the clips.

Step 23: Push the control knob back onto the thermostat shaft.

Step 24: Reposition the oven’s top panel.

Step 25: Hold the top panel in place with the screws.

Step 26: Lift the oven back into the cabinet.

Step 27: Secure the sides of the oven to the cabinet using the Philips head screws.

Step 28: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 29: Lift the oven door.

Step 30: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 31: Open the oven door fully.

Step 32: Flip the hinge locks back.

Step 33: Shut the oven door.

Step 34: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the thermostat in your AEG oven.

AEG Oven Grill FAQ

Should I Grill In My AEG Oven With The Door Open Or Closed?

While using your AEG oven grill, the door should be closed.

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