Electrolux Oven Not Heating & Related Issues [Solutions]

Is your Electrolux oven not heating and you have no idea why, this article is for you. We will look at the causes of this problem and how to fix it.

Electrolux Oven Not Heating After Cleaning — How To Fix

If your oven is not heating after self cleaning, the thermal fuse is faulty. Follow these steps to replace the thermal fuse in an Electrolux oven…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord and go to the rear.

Step 2: Use a quarter inch nut driver to take out the screws holding the upper and lower back panels in place.

Step 3: Lift the panels off and set them aside.

Step 4: Disconnect the wires from the thermal fuse.

Step 5: Take out the screw holding the thermal fuse in place.

Step 6: Remove the thermal fuse and get a new one.

Step 7: Screw the new thermal fuse into place.

Step 8: Connect the wires to the thermal fuse.

Step 9: Reposition the oven’s back panels and hold them in place with the screws.

Step 10: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

Electrolux Oven Not Heating — How To Fix

Below, we list the possible reasons why an Electrolux electric oven and an Electrolux gas oven won’t work.

Electrolux Electric Oven Not Heating — Causes And Solutions

There is more than one possible reason why an Electrolux electric oven won’t heat. Below, we have listed them and how to fix them.

1. Bake Element

If your electric Electrolux oven is not heating, this is the first component you should test. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to test and replace the bake element in an Electrolux oven…

Step 1: To avoid the risk of electrocution, unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet or switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

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

Step 4: Close the door till it is partially open then lift it off.

Step 5: Set the door aside on a cloth lined surface.

Step 6: Slide out the racks in the oven.

Step 7: Take out the screws on the oven’s back wall which hold the bake element in place.

Step 8: Pull the bake element out till you see the wires.

Step 9: Disconnect the wires from the bake element terminals using a pair of needle nose pliers.

Step 10: Take the element out of the oven.

Step 11: Get a multimeter and turn the dial to the ohms setting.

Step 12: Touch the probes to the bake element terminals. If there is no continuity, the bake element is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 13: Get a new bake element and take it to the oven.

Step 14: Connect the wires to the terminals of the bake element.

Step 15: Secure the bake element to the oven with the screws.

Step 16: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 17: Lift the oven door and position it back on the hinges.

Step 18: Fully open the door.

Step 19: Return the two Philips head screws which hold the hinges to the oven door.

Step 20: Shut the door and plug the oven’s power cord back in.

Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to replace the bake element in an Electrolux oven.

2. Loose Or Burnt Wire

If the bake element in your oven is not faulty but your electric Electrolux oven is not heating, check if the wires are properly connected to the bake element. If the wires are loose, connect them to the bake element properly. If the wires aren’t loose, check if they are burnt. If the wires look damaged in any way, contact a technician to fix them. However, if the wires are not loose or burnt, keep reading.

3. Thermal Fuse

If the thermal fuse in an oven burns out, the oven won’t turn on. So, if your oven won’t heat and the display is off, this is the component you should check. If you would like to replace this component yourself, read the article “Electrolux Oven Is Not Heating After Cleaning” in the section above.

4. Power Issue

If both your oven and stove top aren’t working, there may be a power problem. If the oven doesn’t receive the sufficient amount of voltage, it won’t work. Contact an electrician to examine the oven’s outlet and fix it. If only your oven isn’t working, keep reading.

5. Control Board

If you have checked everything above but they aren’t faulty, the control board is probably the reason why your electric Electrolux oven is not heating. Below, we show you how to replace the control board in an Electrolux oven…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord and turn it around to access the rear.

Step 2: Using a quarter inch nut driver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s upper back panel in place.

Step 3: Set the panel aside.

Step 4: Disconnect the wires from the control board. Make sure to note where each wire goes before doing this.

Step 5: Take out the screws holding the control board to the oven.

Step 6: Get a new control board.

Step 7: Peel off the touchpad from the control board and stick it onto the new one.

Step 8: Secure the control board to the oven with the screws.

Step 9: Reconnect the wires to the control board.

Step 10: Return the oven’s back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

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

Step 12: Return the oven to its usual position.

The video below will show you how to replace the control board in an Electrolux oven.

Electrolux Gas Oven Not Heating — How To Fix

Below, we list the possible reasons your gas Electrolux oven is not heating and what to do about them.

1. Igniter

If your gas Electrolux oven is not heating, the first thing you should check is the igniter. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to test and replace your Electrolux oven igniter…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Shut off the oven’s gas supply and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: Flip the locks on the door hinges forward with a flat head screwdriver.

Step 5: Close the door till it stops then lift it off.

Step 6: Set the door aside and remove the racks in the oven.

Step 7: Using the flat head screwdriver, take out the two screws holding the oven’s bottom panel in place.

Step 8: Lift the bottom panel out of the oven.

Step 9: Take out the screws which hold the heat shield in the oven using a quarter inch nut driver.

Step 10: Remove the oven’s bottom drawer.

Step 11: Look underneath the oven and disconnect the white igniter wire plug on the left.

Step 12: Go back to the oven interior and use the quarter inch nut driver to take out the two screws which hold the igniter to the right side of the burner tube.

Step 13: Remove the igniter.

Step 14: Get a multimeter and turn the dial to the ohms setting.

Step 15: Using the multimeter, test the oven igniter. If there is no continuity, the igniter is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 16: Get a new igniter and secure it to the burner tube using the two quarter inch screws.

Step 17: Pass the igniter wire through the hole in the bottom of the oven and reconnect it.

Step 18: Position the sides of the oven’s bottom drawer on the rails and slide it back into place.

Step 19: Reposition the heat shield in the oven and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 20: Return the oven’s bottom panel and the screws which hold it in place.

Step 21: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 22: Lift the oven door and insert the hinges back into the slots on the sides of the oven frame.

Step 23: Open the door fully and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 24: Shut the door and plug the oven’s power cord back in.

Step 25: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

The video below will show you how to replace the igniter in an Electrolux oven.

2. Safety Valve

If the igniter isn’t faulty, the next oven component you should test is the safety valve. To test and replace the safety valve in an Electrolux oven, do the following.

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Shut off the oven’s gas supply.

Step 3: Using a 9/16th inch wrench, loosen the nut holding the gas tube to the safety valve while holding the valve with a 3/4 inch wrench. The gas tube is on the lower rear of the oven.

Step 4: Open the oven door and slide out the racks.

Step 5: Remove the screws which hold the oven’s bottom panel in place using a flat head screwdriver.

Step 6: Remove the bottom panel and take out the nut holding the flame spreader in place.

Step 7: Remove the flame spreader and pull the oven’s bottom drawer out.

Step 8: Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the safety valve.

Step 9: Take out the screws at the back and front of the oven burner tube using a quarter inch nut driver.

Step 10: There is one screw at the back and one at the front.

Step 11: Lift the burner tube off the safety valve.

Step 12: Take out the quarter inch screw which holds the safety valve to the oven.

Step 13: Remove the mounting bracket and safety valve from the oven.

Step 14: Get a multimeter and use it to the test the safety valve. If there is no continuity, get a new safety valve.

Step 15: Get a new safety valve.

Step 16: Position the mounting bracket on it and secure to the oven with the screw.

Step 17: Reposition the burner tube on the safety valve and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 18: Reconnect the wires to the safety valve.

Step 19: Push the bottom drawer back and reposition the flame spreader.

Step 20: Hold the flame spreader in place with the nut.

Step 21: Return the oven’s bottom panel and the screws which secure it.

Step 22: Return the racks to the oven.

Step 23: Position the oven door hinges back into the slots in the sides of the oven frame.

Step 24: Fully open the oven door and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 25: Shut the door and go back to the oven’s rear.

Step 26: Secure the gas supply tube to the oven safety valve using the nut.

Step 27: Plug the oven back in.

Step 28: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on and return the oven to its usual position.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the safety valve in an Electrolux oven.

3. Loose Or Burnt Wire

If one of the wires connected to the igniter or safety valve isn’t properly connected, the oven won’t work properly. Check if the wire is properly connected. If the wire is properly connected, closely inspect it for any type of damage. If the wire appears damaged in any way, contact a technician to fix it.

4. Control Board

This is the final possible reason why an Electrolux oven won’t heat. If you have tested everything above but none of them is faulty, the control board is probably why your gas Electrolux oven is not heating. The control board sends voltage to all the components in the oven. If the board fails, the oven won’t function. Read the article “Electrolux Electric Oven Is Not Heating” above in order to replace the control board in your Electrolux oven.

Electrolux Oven Not Reaching Temperature — How To Fix

If your Electrolux oven is not reaching the right temperature, the temperature sensor is faulty. Follow these steps to replace the temperature sensor in your Electrolux oven…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord.

Step 2: Use a quarter inch nut driver to take out the screws holding the oven’s lower back panel in place.

Step 3: Set the panel aside and disconnect the wire plug from the temperature sensor.

Step 4: Use the quarter inch nut driver to take out the two screws holding the temperature sensor in place.

Step 5: Remove the temperature sensor and get a new one.

Step 6: Secure the sensor to the oven with the screws.

Step 7: Connect the wire plug to the sensor.

Step 8: Reposition the oven’s back panel and secure with the screws.

Step 9: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

The video below will show you how to replace the sensor in an Electrolux oven.

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Electrolux Stove Top Not Heating — How To Fix

Below, we have listed the possible reasons your Electrolux stove top won’t heat and what to do about them.

1. Radiant Element

If your Electrolux stove top is electric and one of the burners won’t heat, the heating element is probably faulty. Below, we show you how to replace the heating element in an Electrolux stove…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Use a Philips head screwdriver to take out the screws underneath the stove top.

Step 4: Lift the stove top and support it with a sturdy piece of wood.

Step 5: Using a pair of needle nose pliers, disconnect the wires from the terminals of the heating element making sure to note where each wire goes first.

Step 6: Using a quarter inch nut driver, take out the screw holding the support bracket of the heating element in place.

Step 7: Using the pair of needle nose pliers, squeeze the tabs of the element and push them out through the slots.

Step 8: Fully remove the heating element from the support bracket.

Step 9: Get a new heating element.

Step 10: Note the numbers where the mounting clips go on the heating element.

Step 11: Unscrew the mounting clips from the old element and screw them onto the right places on the new one.

Step 12: Insert the clips on the new heating element into the slots in the mounting bracket.

Step 13: Secure the mounting bracket to the stove top using the screws.

Step 14: Connect the wires to the new heating element making sure that each one goes to the right place.

Step 15: Remove the piece of wood and lower the stove top down.

Step 16: Secure the stove top using the Philips head screws.

Step 17: Shut the oven door.

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

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace your Electrolux stove top heating element.

2. Element Switch

If replacing the heating element still doesn’t fix the problem, the element switch must be faulty. Follow the steps below to replace the element switch in an Electrolux oven…

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

Step 2: Go to the oven’s rear and use a quarter inch nut driver to take out the screws holding the control panel assembly to the oven frame.

Step 3: Take out the other two screws underneath the front of the control panel.

Step 4: Pull off the control knob of the faulty burner.

Step 5: Use a Philips head screwdriver to take out the two screws you see which hold the element switch in place.

Step 6: Lift the control panel assembly off the oven frame.

Step 7: Note where each wire goes on the element switch by taking a picture.

Step 8: Disconnect the wires from the element switch using a pair of needle nose pliers.

Step 9: Get a new element switch and connect the wires to it using the picture you took as a reference.

Step 10: Position the element switch on the control panel assembly and secure it with the two screws.

Step 11: Reposition the control panel assembly on the oven frame.

Step 12: Return the two screws underneath the control panel.

Step 13: Go to the oven’s rear and return the other screws which hold the control panel to the frame.

Step 14: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

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

3. Element Coil

If your Electrolux stove top doesn’t use a radiant element but an element coil, you should test it first. Follow the steps below to test and replace the element coil of your Electrolux stove top…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Lift the faulty element coil to an angle.

Step 3: Pull the terminals of the element coil out of the receptacles

Step 4: Test the element coil using a multimeter. If there is no continuity, the element coil should be replaced.

Step 5: Get a new element coil.

Step 6: Insert the terminals of the element into the receptacles.

Step 7: Position the element coil in the drip pan.

Step 8: Plug the oven back in.

4. Receptacle

If the element coil isn’t faulty, the next thing you should check is the receptacle. Below, we walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to replace the receptacles of your Electrolux stove top…

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

Step 2: Lift the element coil and pull it off the receptacle.

Step 3: Lift the dip pan out and set it aside.

Step 4: Take out the screw which holds the receptacle to the stove top using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 5: Lift the stove top.

Step 6: Cut the wires about three inches away from the receptacle. You can cut the wires with a pair of wire strippers.

Step 7: Get a new receptacle kit.

Step 8: Take the terminal block from the kit and position the right mounting bracket on it.

Step 9: Insert the wires from the kit into the new receptacle.

Step 10: Pull off the insulation from the ends of the receptacle wires.

Step 11: Slide the heat shrink tubes onto each receptacle wire.

Step 12: Strip off 3/8th inch insulation from the two wires in the oven.

Step 13: Secure the wires in the oven to the receptacle wires using ceramic wire nuts. Do not use plastic wire nuts as these will melt.

Step 14: Position the heat shrink tubes over each wire nut.

Step 15: Using a heat gun, heat the tubes till they fit over the wire nuts tightly. You could also use a lighter if you don’t have a heat gun. However, if you choose to do so, make sure you don’t place it to close as it my damage the wires.

Step 16: Lower the stove top.

Step 17: Return the screw which holds the receptacle to the stove top.

Step 18: Reposition the drip pan.

Step 19: Insert the terminals of the element coil into the receptacle.

Step 20: Position the element coil in the drip pan and plug the oven’s power cord back in.

If you would like a visual of how to replace the element coil receptacle in an Electrolux oven, watch the video below.

5. Igniter

If your Electrolux stove top use gas, the first component you should check if it stops working is the igniter. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Electrolux stove top igniter…

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

Step 2: Also shut off the oven’s gas supply.

Step 3: Lift off the burner grates.

Step 4: Also lift off the burner assemblies and set them aside. The assemblies consist of the caps and bases.

Step 5: Using a quarter inch nut driver, take out all the screws which hold the orifice holders to the stove top.

Step 6: Using a putty knife, carefully pry the stove top off the locking tabs.

Step 7: Lift the stove top off and set it aside.

Step 8: Pull out the faulty igniter from the orifice holder.

Step 9: Disconnect the wire from the igniter using a pair of needle nose pliers.

Step 10: Get a new igniter.

Step 11: Position the new igniter in the orifice holder.

Step 12: Connect the wire to the igniter.

Step 13: Reposition the stove top on the oven and push it into place.

Step 14: Lift the orifice holders and secure them to the stove top with the screws.

Step 15: Place the burner bases and caps back on the stove top.

Step 16: Return the burner grates as well.

Step 17: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

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

6. Igniter Switch Assembly

If your Electrolux gas stove top still doesn’t heat after replacing the igniter, the igniter switch assembly may be faulty. If all the burners don’t work, you should replace this component. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Electrolux stove top igniter switch assembly…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord.

Step 2: Shut off the oven’s gas supply.

Step 3: Lift off the burner grates and caps.

Step 4: Set them aside.

Step 5: Use a 3/16th inch nut driver to remove the screws holding the burner bases to the stove top.

Step 6: Set the burner bases aside.

Step 7: Use a quarter inch nut driver to remove the screws holding the orifice holders to the stove top.

Step 8: Pull off the control knobs from the oven’s front panel making sure to note where each one goes first.

Step 9: Open the door of the oven and take out the two screws under the front panel with a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 10: Set the front panel aside and take out the two screws underneath the stove top which hold it in place.

Step 11: Lift the stove top off.

Step 12: Go to the oven’s rear and take out the quarter inch screws holding the lower panel in place.

Step 13: Trace the black igniter switch wire to the oven’s rear then disconnect it.

Step 14: Disconnect the red wire connected to the spark module.

Step 15: Pull off all the igniter switches from the valve stems.

Step 16: Get a new switch assembly.

Step 17: Position each switch on the stems.

Step 18: Connect the red wire to the spark module.

Step 19: Pass the black wire to the back and reconnect it.

Step 20: Reposition the oven’s back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 21: Position the stove top on the oven and push it back into place.

Step 22: Return the two screws which hold the stove top in place.

Step 23: Reposition the oven’s front panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 24: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 25: Push the oven control knobs back onto the front panel making sure that each one goes to the right place.

Step 26: Secure the orifice holders to the stove top with the quarter inch screws.

Step 27: Reposition the burner bases and secure them with the screws.

Step 28: Return the burner caps and grates.

Step 29: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

Step 30: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

If you would like a visual of how to replace your Electrolux stove top igniter switch assembly, watch the video below.

7. Spark Module

This is the final possible reason why your gas Electrolux stove top won’t work. Follow the steps listed below to replace the spark module in your Electrolux stove…

Step 1: Shut off the oven’s gas supply.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Lift off the grates and burner caps from the stove top.

Step 4: Take out the screws which hold the burner bases to the stove top using a 3/16th inch nut driver.

Step 5: Set the burner bases aside.

Step 6: Open the door of the oven.

Step 7: Pull off the control knobs from the oven’s front panel making sure to note where each one goes.

Step 8: Take out the two screws underneath the front panel using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 9: Take out the other two Philips head screws holding the stove top in place.

Step 10: Lift the stove top and set it aside.

Step 11: Detach the spark module from the oven.

Step 12: Get a new spark module.

Step 13: Disconnect the wires from the old spark module and connect them to the new one. Make sure to connect the wires to the right places.

Step 14: Position the spark module on the oven frame.

Step 15: Reposition the stove top and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 16: Return the front panel and the screws which secure them.

Step 17: Push the control knobs back into place and shut the oven door.

Step 18: Secure the orifice holders to the stove top with the screws.

Step 19: Return the burner bases and the screws which secure them.

Step 20: Reposition the burner caps and grates.

Step 21: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

Step 22: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the spark module in an Electrolux stove.

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