AEG Oven Heating [Issues & Proven Solutions]

If your AEG oven heats up slowly or it doesn’t heat up at all, you are in the right place. In this article, we will look at AEG oven heating problems and how to fix them.

AEG Oven Not Heating — How To Fix

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your AEG oven is not heating and what to do about them. The same things also apply if your AEG oven is not working.

1. Heating Element

A faulty heating element is the most likely reason why your AEG oven is not heating. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your AEG oven heating element…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

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

Step 3: Open the oven door.

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

Step 5: Flip the latches on the door hinges down.

Step 6: Close the door till it stops.

Step 7: Grip the sides of the oven door, lift it off and set it aside on a cloth lined surface.

Step 8: Lift the oven’s side rails up and remove them from the oven.

Step 9: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven interior’s back wall in place.

Step 10: Lift the back wall out of the oven and set it aside.

Step 11: Take out the screws which hold the element to the oven. The element is around the fan blade.

Step 12: Carefully pull the element forward.

Step 13: Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the element. Make sure the wires don’t fall through the holes in the oven’s rear.

Step 14: Test the element using a multimeter. If the element doesn’t have continuity, it is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 15: Get a new AEG oven heating element.

Step 16: Take the heating element to the oven and connect the wires to the terminals.

Step 17: Push the heating element in.

Step 18: Secure the heating element to the oven using the screws.

Step 19: Reposition the back panel in the oven.

Step 20: Hold the panel in place with the Philips head screws.

Step 21: Return the side rails to the oven by inserting the ends into the holes in the sides of the oven.

Step 22: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 23: Lift the door and insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven. If the hinges are on the oven and not the door, position the slots in the door’s bottom on the hinges.

Step 24: Open the door fully.

Step 25: Flip the hinge latches back to their original position to hold the door in place.

Step 26: Shut the oven door.

Step 27: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your AEG oven heating element.

2. Wires

If your AEG oven heating element is not faulty but your AEG oven won’t heat, you should check the wires next. Take off the oven’s rear panel and inspect the wires connected to the terminals of the heating element. If the wires appear burnt or damaged in any way, contact a technician to fix or replace them.

3. Thermal Cut Out

The thermal cut out monitors the temperature of AEG ovens to prevent them from overheating. If the cut out fails, the oven won’t heat. So, if your AEG oven is not heating but the heating element and wires aren’t faulty, follow the steps listed below to replace the thermal cut out…

Step 1: To avoid the risk of electrocution, disconnect the power to the oven by switching off the circuit breaker.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Take out the screws on the sides of the oven’s front frame using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 4: Lift the oven out of the cabinet and set it on a sturdy surface.

Step 5: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 6: Using the same Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s back panel in place.

Step 7: Lift the back panel off and set it aside.

Step 8: The thermal cut out is close to the right terminal of the grill element. Disconnect the wires connected to the thermal cut out.

Step 9: Take out the screw which holds the thermal cut out to the oven.

Step 10: Get a new thermal cut out.

Step 11: Position the cut out on the oven and hold it in place with the screw.

Step 12: Connect the wires to the terminals of the thermal cut out.

Step 13: Reposition the oven’s rear panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 14: Lift the oven back into the cabinet.

Step 15: Hold the sides of the oven to the cabinet using the Philips head screws.

Step 16: Shut the oven door.

Step 17: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the thermal cut out in an AEG oven.

AEG Oven Overheating — Causes And Solutions

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your AEG oven is overheating and what to do about them.

1. Cooling Fan

A faulty cooling fan is the most likely cause of this problem. After baking, the cooling fan turns off to prevent the oven from overheating. If the cooling fan fails, it won’t turn on. This will cause the oven to overheat. Test the cooling fan with a multimeter. If the cooling fan doesn’t have continuity, it is faulty. Read this article: AEG Oven Fan [Issues & Proven Solutions] to replace the cooling fan in your AEG oven.

2. Thermostat

The thermostat monitors the oven’s temperature to keep it from overheating. If the thermostat fails, the oven will overheat. If your oven is overheating but the cooling fan isn’t faulty, replace the thermostat. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the thermostat in your AEG oven

Step 1: Switch off the oven’s circuit breaker to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 2: Open the oven door and slide out the racks.

Step 3: Flip the latches on the hinges forward to release the door.

Step 4: Close the door till it stops.

Step 5: Grip the sides of the door, lift it off, and set on a sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 6: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws on the sides of the oven’s frame which hold it to the cabinet.

Step 7: Lift the oven out of the cabinet and set on a sturdy surface.

Step 8: The thermostat rod is on the upper back wall of the oven’s interior. Lift the rod off the clips.

Step 9: Take out the screws holding the oven’s top panel in place.

Step 10: Lift the panel off and set it aside.

Step 11: Pull off the temperature control knob.

Step 12: Take out the two Philips head screws.

Step 13: Remove the thermostat. On some oven models, the thermostat is on a selector switch. If your thermostat is on a selector switch pull it off.

Step 14: Take a picture of the thermostat to note where each wire goes.

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

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

Step 17: Get a new thermostat and insert the rod into the oven.

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

Step 19: Screw the thermostat into place.

Step 20: Push the control knob back in and reposition the top panel.

Step 21: Hold the panel in place with the screws.

Step 22: Position the thermostat rod on the clips.

Step 23: Lift the oven back into the cabinet.

Step 24: Secure the oven to the cabinet with the screws.

Step 25: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 26: Lift the door and position it back on the oven.

Step 27: Fully open the door and flip the hinge latches back.

Step 28: Shut the door and switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

If your AEG oven is overheating but the thermostat and cooling fan aren’t faulty, read the “Amana Oven Not Heating” section above to replace the heating element.

The video below will show you how to replace the thermostat in your AEG oven.

AEG Oven Not Heating Properly — How To Fix

If your AEG oven is not heating properly, the fan motor may be faulty. The convection fan is used in AEG ovens to ensure even cooking. So, if it fails, the motor may be faulty. Test the fan using a multimeter. If the fan motor is faulty, read this article: AEG Oven Fan [Issues & Proven Solutions] to replace it. However if the fan isn’t faulty, the grill element is probably the cause of the problem. Read this article: AEG Oven Grill [How To, Issues & Solutions] to replace the grill element in your AEG oven.

AEG Oven Losing Heat — How To Fix

If your AEG oven is losing heat, it is most likely because the door is open. If the door isn’t closed properly, it will take the oven longer to heat up to the set temperature. Make sure that the oven door is properly closed. If the door doesn’t close properly, the door hinges or door seal is faulty. Read this article: AEG Oven Door [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions] to replace the door hinges or door seal in your AEG oven.

AEG Oven Heats Slowly — How To Fix

If your AEG oven is slow to heat up, the heating element has probably started to fail. Read the “AEG Oven Not Heating” section above to replace the heating element in your AEG oven. If your oven heating element isn’t faulty but the oven takes a long time to heat, the door seal or door hinges could be faulty. If the door seal or door hinges wear out, the oven door won’t close properly. This will cause it to lose heat. Read the “AEG Oven Door” article in the section directly above this one to replace the door hinges or door seal in your AEG oven.

How To Test AEG Oven Heating Element

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to test your AEG oven heating element…

Step 1: Get a multimeter.

Step 2: Isolate the element from the oven. If you don’t know how to access the heating element in your AEG oven, read the “AEG Oven Not Heating” section above.

Step 3: Turn the multimeter dial to 2000 ohms.

Step 4: Touch the two multimeter probes to the terminals of the heating element.

Step 5: Look at the multimeter’s display. If you see a reading, the element is still good. However, if there isn’t a reading, the heating element is faulty and should be replaced. Note that if the multimeter shows a reading when you place only one probe on one of the terminals of the heating element, it has shorted out and should be replaced.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to test your AEG oven heating element.

How To Preheat AEG Oven

Follow the steps listed below to preheat your AEG oven…

Step 1: Turn the oven on by pressing the power button. The power button looks like an “o” with an “I” in the middle. Not all oven models have a power button.

Step 2: Using the up and down arrows, scroll through the available cooking functions and stop at the one you want to use. On other oven models, turn the main control knob till you see your desired cooking function.

Step 3: Wait for three seconds then set your desired temperature using the up and down arrows. On other oven models, turn the temperature control knob to select your desired temperature.

Step 4: Tap “OK” or “Start” to begin.

Step 5: Leave the oven to preheat for 15 minutes.

Step 6: After 15 minutes, open the door and place your food inside.

Step 7: Once you are done cooking, open the door and take out your food.

Step 8: Turn the oven off by pressing the power button or turning the control knobs to the “off” position.

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