Bosch Oven Element [How To, Issues & Solutions]

Has your Bosch element stopped working but you don’t know how to replace it? In this article, we will show you how to replace a Bosch oven element and more.

Bosch Oven Element Not Working — How To Fix

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

1. Heating Element

If your Bosch oven heating element is not working, it is probably faulty. We will show you how to replace a Bosch fan oven element and a regular Bosch oven element. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the element in your Bosch fan oven…

Step 1: First, locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

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

Step 3: Open the door of the oven and slide out the racks.

Step 4: Flip the locks on the door hinges forwards using a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 5: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the door and lift it off.

Step 7: Set the door on a cloth lined surface.

Step 8: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws on the sides of the oven which hold it to the cabinet.

Step 9: Lift the oven out of the cabinet and go to the rear.

Step 10: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s rear access cover in place.

Step 11: Set the panel aside.

Step 12: Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the bake element.

Step 13: Take out the screws which hold the oven element in place.

Step 14: Go back to the oven interior and take out the screws which hold the back wall in place.

Step 15: Lift the panel out of the oven.

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Step 16: Take out the other screws which hold the bake element in place.

Step 17: Remove the element from the oven.

Step 18: Get a new Bosch oven element.

Step 19: Position the element in the oven and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 20: Return the back wall panel and the screws which secure it as well.

Step 21: Reconnect the wires to the terminals of the bake element.

Step 22: Return the other screws which hold the element in place.

Step 23: Reposition the oven’s back access cover and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 24: Lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 25: Secure the sides of the oven to the cabinet using the Philips head screws.

Step 26: Lift the door and insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 27: Open the oven door fully and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 28: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 29: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 30: Switch the circuit breaker back on.

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

To replace the bake element in your regular Bosch oven, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: As always, switch off the circuit breaker for safety.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws on the sides of the oven which hold it to the cabinet.

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

Step 5: Go to the oven’s rear and take out the Torx screws which hold the access cover in place.

Step 6: Set the access cover aside.

Step 7: Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the bake element. The element is on the oven’s lower rear.

Step 8: Take out the screw which holds the bake element in place.

Step 9: Wiggle and pull the element out of the oven.

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Step 10: Get a new Bosch oven element.

Step 11: Slide the new element into the oven and secure it with the screws.

Step 12: Reconnect the wires to the terminals.

Step 13: Reposition the oven’s access cover and hold it in place with the Torx screws.

Step 14: Lift the oven back into the cabinet.

Step 15: Secure the sides of the oven to the cabinet and shut the door.

Step 16: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace a Bosch oven element.

2. Burnt Wires

If your Bosch oven element still doesn’t work after replacing it, you should inspect the wires connected to the terminals. If the wires connected to the element are damaged, it could cause it to stop working. If you notice burns or cuts on the element wires, contact a technician to fix them.

3. Control Board

This is the final possible reason why your Bosch oven element won’t work. The control board sends voltage to each oven component including the element. So, if it fails, the element won’t receive the voltage it needs to operate. If the element and wires aren’t faulty, read this article: Bosch Oven Light [Issues & Proven Solutions] to replace the control board.

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Bosch Oven Grill Element — How To Fix

If your grill Bosch oven element is not working, it’s most likely faulty. Follow the steps below to replace this component…

Step 1: Switch off the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven and use a Philips head screwdriver to take out the screws which hold the oven to the cabinet.

Step 3: Lift the oven out of the cabinet.

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Step 4: Unscrew the oven’s back panel and set it aside.

Step 5: Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the grill element. The element is on the oven’s upper rear.

Step 6: Peel back the insulation and take out the screws which hold the grill element in place.

Step 7: Slide out the racks in the oven and take out the screws at the top which hold the element in place.

Step 8: Pull the grill element out of the oven. Make sure to support the oven’s top plate as you do this.

Step 9: Get a new Bosch oven element.

Step 10: Position the element in the oven and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 11: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 12: Go to the oven’s rear and return the other screws which hold the grill element in place.

Step 13: Reconnect the wires to the grill element and reposition the back panel.

Step 14: Secure the panel with the screws.

Step 15: Lift the oven back into the cabinet and secure it with the Philips head screws.

Step 16: Shut the door and switch the circuit breaker back on.

The video below will show you how to replace the grill element in a Bosch oven.

How To Test A Bosch Oven Element

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

Step 1: Isolate the element from the oven.

Step 2: Get a multimeter.

Step 3: Turn the multimeter dial to the lowest ohms setting.

Step 4: If you are using an analog multimeter, touch the two probes together while adjusting the needle on the display to read 0. If you are using a digital multimeter, skip this step.

Step 5: Touch the multimeter probes to the terminals of the element.

Step 6: Look at the reading on the multimeter’s display. You should see a reading anywhere from 30 to 100 ohms if the element is still good. If the reading is far off from this or there is no reading, your Bosch oven element is faulty.

The video below will give you a visual of how to test the element in your oven.

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