Bosch Oven Knobs [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions]

Bosch oven knobs can be pretty expensive, so replacing them isn’t something many people want to do. In this article, we will look at Bosch oven knob problems and how to fix them.

Bosch Oven Knob Broken — How To Fix

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to fix your broken Bosch oven knob…

Step 1: Turn the oven off.

Step 2: Pull off the oven knob.

Step 3: Get a zip tie.

Step 4: Wrap the zip tie around the cylindrical part of the oven knob.

Step 5: Pull the zip tie tight.

Step 6: Using a pair of pliers, snip off the excess.

Step 7: Push the oven knob back onto the shaft.

Bosch Oven Knob Loose — How To Fix

Below, we show you how to fix the loose knob of your Bosch oven…

Step 1: Turn the oven off so that you don’t turn it on by mistake while remove the knob.

Step 2: Pull the oven knob off the shaft.

Step 3: Get a business card.

Step 4: Snip off a small rectangular piece of the business card.

Step 5: Insert the small card piece into the slot in the cylindrical part of the oven knob.

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Step 6: Push the oven knob back into place.

The video below will give you a visual of how to fix loose oven knobs.

Bosch Oven Knob Stuck — How To Fix

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to remove your stuck Bosch oven knob…

Step 1: Get a small towel.

Step 2: Pull the edge of the towel tight.

Step 3: While holding the towel’s edge tight, insert it into the bottom of the oven knob using a sawing motion.

Step 4: Once you get the towel underneath the knob, wrap the excess around.

Step 5: Now, pull on the towel and knob. This should remove the oven knob.

The video below will give you a visual of how to fix stuck oven knobs.

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Bosch Oven Knob Not Working — How To Fix

If your Bosch oven knob is not working, follow the steps listed below to fix it…

Step 1: Turn the oven off.

Step 2: If your oven uses gas, shut off the gas supply.

Step 3: Get a lubricant.

Step 4: Pull off the oven’s control knob.

Step 5: Set the knob aside.

Step 6: Now, squirt some of the lubricant into the stem of the oven knob.

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Step 7: Get a pair of pliers.

Step 8: Use the pliers to move the oven knob stem around in order to loosen it up.

Step 9: Push the knob back in.

Step 10: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to fix an oven knob that won’t work.

How To Remove A Bosch Oven Knob

To remove the knob of your Bosch oven, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Turn off the oven.

Step 2: Get a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 3: Using the flat blade screwdriver, carefully pry off the control knob.

How To Replace Bosch Oven Knob

To replace the knob of your Bosch oven, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Turn the oven off.

Step 2: Pry off the knob you want to replace from the oven using a flat blade screwdriver or putty knife.

Step 3: Get a new oven knob.

Step 4: Push the oven knob onto the shaft.

Bosch Oven Knob Shaft Broken — How To Fix

If the shaft of your Bosch oven knob breaks, the selector switch will need to be replaced. Since the shaft is part of the selector switch, it may not work if it isn’t replaced. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the selector switch in your Bosch 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.

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Step 4: If your oven is installed to a cabinet, it will need to be uninstalled. Take out the screws on the sides of the oven which secure it to the cabinet using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 5: Lift the oven out of the cabinet.

Step 6: Set the oven on a sturdy surface.

Step 7: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s top panel in place.

Step 8: Lift the panel off and set it aside.

Step 9: Pull the control knob off the broken shaft.

Step 10: Take out the two screws which hold the selector switch in place.

Step 11: Note where each wire goes on the selector switch. You can do this by taking a picture.

Step 12: Disconnect the wires from the selector switch using a pair of needle nose pliers.

Step 13: Get a new selector switch.

Step 14: Connect the wires to the selector switch using the picture you took for reference.

Step 15: Position the selector switch on the oven.

Step 16: Hold the selector switch in place with the two screws.

Step 17: Push the control knob back into place.

Step 18: Reposition the oven’s top panel.

Step 19: Hold the top panel in place with the screws.

Step 20: Lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 21: Secure the sides of the oven to the cabinet using the Philips head screws.

Step 22: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 23: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

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