Electrolux Oven Light [Issues, Solutions & Guide]

Does your Electrolux oven light keep blowing or not turn on at all? In this article, we will talk about Electrolux oven light problems and how to fix them.

Electrolux Oven Light Is Not Working — Causes And Solutions

There is more than one possible reason why your Electrolux oven light won’t work. Below, we talk about them and how to fix them.

1. Light Bulb

A faulty light bulb is the most likely reason your Electrolux oven light won’t work. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Electrolux oven light bulb…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 2: Open the door of your Electrolux oven.

Step 3: Take out the oven racks and set them aside.

Step 4: Unscrew the light bulb cover by turning it counterclockwise.

Step 5: Also unscrew the light bulb the same way.

Step 6: Get a new Electrolux oven light bulb.

Step 7: Screw the new light bulb into the socket.

Step 8: Return the light bulb cover as well.

Step 9: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 10: Close the door of the oven.

Step 11: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

2. Light Socket

If your Electrolux oven light still doesn’t work after replacing the bulb, the light socket is the next thing you should check. Below are the steps you need to follow in order to test and replace your Electrolux oven light socket…

Step 1: As always, unplug the oven’s power cord to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 2: Open the door of your oven.

Step 3: Slide out the oven racks and unscrew the light bulb cover.

Step 4: Also unscrew the light bulb as well.

Step 5: Using a quarter inch nut driver, take out the screws which hold the light bulb socket in place.

Step 6: Disconnect the wires from the light socket.

Step 7: Get a multimeter and turn it to the light socket.

Step 8: Touch the multimeter probes to the terminals of the light socket. If there is no continuity, the light socket should be replaced.

Step 9: Get a new Electrolux oven light socket.

Step 10: Squeeze the tabs on the light socket together and push them out of the fitting.

Step 11: Push the new light socket into the fitting.

Step 12: Connect the wires to the light socket.

Step 13: Secure the light socket to the oven with the screws.

Step 14: Screw the light bulb back into the socket.

Step 15: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 16: Shut the door and plug the oven back in.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace an Electrolux oven light socket.

3. Door Light Switch

If both the light bulb and socket aren’t faulty, the next thing you should check is the door light switch. Below, we show you how to replace an Electrolux oven light switch…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord for safety.

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

Step 3: Lift off the burner grates.

Step 4: Also lift off the caps and bases.

Step 5: Open the door of the oven.

Step 6: Take out the screws under the oven’s front panel which hold it in place.

Step 7: Pull off the oven control knobs making sure to note where each one goes.

Step 8: Lift the stove top off a bit.

Step 9: Use a quarter inch socket to take out the nuts at the top of the front panel.

Step 10: Set the front panel aside.

Step 11: The door light switch should be on the left. Squeeze the clips on the sides of the switch and push it out of the oven frame.

Step 12: Disconnect the wires from the door light switch.

Step 13: Test the switch using a multimeter. If there is no continuity, the switch should be replaced.

Step 14: Get a new door light switch and connect the wires to the terminals.

Step 15: Push the switch into the oven’s frame.

Step 16: Reposition the oven’s front panel.

Step 17: Return the screws at the top and bottom of the front panel which hold it in place.

Step 18: Push the control knobs back into place.

Step 19: Lower the stove top and close the oven door.

Step 20: Return the burner bases and caps.

Step 21: Return the grates as well.

Step 22: Plug the oven back in.

Step 23: If you shut off the gas supply, turn it back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace an Electrolux oven light switch.

4. Touchpad

If your oven touchpad has an “Oven Light” button and it doesn’t work when you press it to turn on the light, it may be faulty. Follow the steps listed below to replace your Electrolux oven touchpad…

Step 1: Unplug the oven for safety.

Step 2: Remove the screws holding the oven’s upper back panel with a quarter inch nut driver.

Step 3: Set the panel aside.

Step 4: Take out the Philips head screws which hold the control board to the oven.

Step 5: Take a picture of where the wires go on the control board then disconnect them.

Step 6: Use a heat gun to melt the glue which helps the touchpad stick to the control board.

Step 7: Pry the touchpad off using a putty knife.

Step 8: Get a new touchpad and peel off the backing.

Step 9: Stick the new touchpad to the control board.

Step 10: Reconnect the wires to the right places on the control board.

Step 11: Screw the control board to the oven.

Step 12: Reposition the oven’s upper back panel and hold it in place with the quarter inch screws.

Step 13: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back in.

The video below will show you how to replace the touchpad of an Electrolux oven.

5. Control Board

If you have tested all the above components and none of them is faulty, the control board may be the reason your Electrolux oven light won’t work. If the control board fails, the oven light won’t receive the voltage it needs to work. If you would like to replace the control board in your Electrolux oven, read this article: Electrolux Oven Not Heating & Related Issues [Solutions]

How To Remove Electrolux Oven Bulb

Below, we show you how to remove your Electrolux oven light bulb…

Step 1: First, unplug the oven’s power cord.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Remove the oven racks and set aside.

Step 4: Unscrew the light bulb cover.

Step 5: Unscrew the light bulb as well by turning it to the left.

Electrolux Oven Light Won’t Turn Off — How To Fix

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your Electrolux oven light won’t turn off and what to do about them.

1. Light Switch or Button Is On

If your Electrolux oven has an “oven light” button on the control panel and you haven’t pressed it to turn off your oven light, try doing so. If your oven doesn’t have a button but a light switch, try flipping it first. If your Electrolux oven light still won’t turn off after that, keep reading.

2. Open Door

If your oven door is open, it won’t come in contact with the door light switch. This could make the light stay on. Try closing your door. If the door closes completely but your Electrolux oven light still won’t turn off, keep reading. However, if the door doesn’t close properly, the door hinges or door seal should be replaced. Read this article: Electrolux Oven Door Problems, Solutions & Guide to replace these two components in an Electrolux oven.

3. Door Light Switch

If the door light switch in an oven fails, it won’t receive the signal to turn off the oven light. The door light switch sends a signal to the light to turn off when it comes in contact with the door. If you would like to replace this component in an Electrolux oven yourself, read the “Electrolux oven light not working” section above.

4. Touchpad

If you have tried pressing the “Oven Light” button on your oven’s control panel but your oven light still won’t turn off, the touchpad may be faulty. If the touchpad fails, the light won’t receive the signal to turn off. Read the article “Electrolux oven light not working” section above.

5. Control Board

This is the final possible reason why your Electrolux oven light won’t turn off. If the control board fails, it may keep sending voltage to some components in the oven such as the light. If you have checked everything above but they don’t fix the problem, read the article in the “Electrolux oven light not working” section to replace your control board.

Electrolux Oven Lamp Cover Stuck — How To Fix

If the cover of your Electrolux oven light bulb is stuck, follow the steps listed below to remove it…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord.

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

Step 3: Set the racks aside.

Step 4: Get an oil filter wrench.

Step 5: Place the wrench on the light bulb cover.

Step 6: While applying pressure to the light bulb cover, turn it counterclockwise using the wrench.

Step 7: Once the light bulb cover has loosened up, remove the wrench and unscrew the cover.

Electrolux Oven Light Bulb Keeps Blowing — How To Fix

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your Electrolux oven light bulb keeps blowing and what to do about it.

1. Wrong Bulb

If your Electrolux oven light bulb keeps blowing, you need to check if it’s actually the right one for your oven. If you get the wrong bulb, it could blow when turned on. If you aren’t sure you are getting the right bulb for your oven, check the owner’s manual. The manual should show you the recommended light bulb for your Electrolux oven.

2. Loosely Or Tightly Fitted

If an oven light bulb is too loosely fitted into the light socket it could cause it to keep blowing. Check if the light bulb is too loose. If it is, tighten it. If the light bulb isn’t loose, make sure it isn’t too tight. If the light bulb isn’t too loose or too tight but it keeps blowing, keep reading.

3. Electrical Problem

If you have checked the two things above, but they aren’t why your Electrolux oven light bulb keeps blowing, contact a technician. There may be a problem with the oven or the electrical wiring in the house. Do not try fixing this problem yourself as you could end up doing more harm than good.

Electrolux Cooker Hood Light Not Working — How To Fix

If the light of your Electrolux cooker hood won’t work, the light bulb is probably faulty. Follow the steps listed below to replace the light bulb of your Electrolux cooker hood…

Step 1: Locate the circuit breaker of the cooker hood and switch it off.

Step 2: Look underneath the cooker hood, you should see the light cover. Carefully pry the light cover off using a flat head screwdriver.

Step 3: Unscrew the light bulb from the fitting. If your hood bulb isn’t screwed into the fitting, simply pull it out.

Step 4: Get a new light bulb and install it in the fitting.

Step 5: Return the light cover.

Step 6: Switch the cooker hood’s circuit breaker back on.

If your Electrolux cooker hood light still doesn’t work after this, contact a technician.

Electrolux Microwave Oven Light Not Working — How To Fix

If your Electrolux microwave is not working, the light bulb is probably faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace an Electrolux microwave oven light bulb…

Step 1: First, unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Take out the four screws which hold the microwave’s trim piece in place. Remove the screws with a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 3: Remove the trim piece and lift the microwave out of the cabinet.

Step 4: Set the microwave on a flat sturdy surface.

Step 5: Take out the Philips head screws on the sides of the microwave which hold the cover in place. There are two screws on each side.

Step 6: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws at the back of the microwave which hold the cover in place as well.

Step 7: Lift the microwave cover off and set it aside. When you lift the cover off, make sure not to touch the capacitor as it houses a dangerous amount of voltage even when the microwave has been unplugged.

Step 8: Take out the screws on the right side of the microwave which hold the mounting bracket of the light bulb housing in place.

Step 9: Remove the mounting bracket.

Step 10: Using a flat head screwdriver, carefully pry off the black light bulb housing.

Step 11: Unscrew the light bulb from the holder.

Step 12: Get a new light bulb and screw it into the socket.

Step 13: Push the light bulb assembly housing back into place.

Step 14: Reposition the mounting bracket and hold them in place with the screws.

Step 15: Position the microwave cover and return the screws at the back and sides which hold it in place.

Step 16: Lift the microwave up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 17: Return the trim piece and the screws which hold it in place.

Step 18: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

If you would like a visual of how to replace the light bulb in an Electrolux microwave, watch the video below.

If replacing the light bulb doesn’t fix the problem, the light socket may be faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the light socket in an Electrolux microwave…

Step 1: Unplug the microwave’s power cord from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 2: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws around the microwave which hold the trim piece in place. There are four screws holding the trim piece in place.

Step 3: Remove the trim piece.

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

Step 5: Take out the Philips head screws on the microwave’s rear which hold the cover in place.

Step 6: Remove the four screws on the sides of the microwave which secure the cover as well.

Step 7: Lift the microwave cover off and set aside. Once you lift the microwave cover off, make sure not to touch the capacitor as it still stores a dangerous amount of voltage even after the microwave has been unplugged.

Step 8: Take out the screws which hold the metal mounting bracket on the right side of the microwave.

Step 9: Using a flat head screwdriver, carefully pry the light bulb assembly’s black housing off.

Step 10: Unscrew the light bulb from the socket on the housing.

Step 11: Disconnect the wires from the light bulb socket using a pair of needle nose pliers.

Step 12: Remove the light socket from the black housing.

Step 13: Get a new light socket and position it in the housing.

Step 14: Reconnect the wires to the light socket.

Step 15: Screw the light bulb into the socket.

Step 16: Position the black housing back on the microwave frame.

Step 17: Reposition the metal mounting bracket and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 18: Return the microwave cover.

Step 19: Hold the cover in place at the back and sides with the screws.

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

Step 21: Reposition the microwave’s trim piece and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 22: Reconnect the power to the microwave by plugging the power cord back into the outlet.

The video below will give you an idea of what you need to do to access the light socket in your Electrolux oven.

If your Electrolux oven light still doesn’t work after replacing the light bulb and socket, contact a technician to identify and fix the problem.

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