Gorenje Oven Light [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions]

If your Gorenje oven light is not working but you don’t know how to fix it, you are in the right place. In this article, we will look at Gorenje oven light problems and how to fix them.

Gorenje Oven Light Is Not Working — Causes And Solutions

Below, we talk about the possible reasons why your Gorenje oven light is not working and show you how to fix them.

1. Light Bulb

If your Gorenje oven light is not working, the bulb has probably failed. In some Gorenje ovens, a standard light bulb is used while a halogen bulb is used in others. We will show you how to replace these two different light bulbs.

1. Standard Light Bulb

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Gorenje oven light bulb…

Step 1: Unplug your oven’s power cord from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution. If your oven is installed to a cabinet, switch the circuit breaker off instead.

Step 2: Open the door of your Gorenje oven.

Step 3: Slide out the two racks in the oven.

Step 4: Set the racks aside.

Step 5: The light bulb is on the upper corner of your oven’s back wall. Depending on your oven’s model, the bulb will be on the right or left corner. Unscrew the light bulb cover.

Step 6: Set the cover aside and unscrew the light bulb from the socket.

Step 7: Get a new Gorenje oven light bulb.

Step 8: Screw your new Gorenje oven light bulb into the socket.

Step 9: Return the light bulb cover and screw it back into place.

Step 10: Slide the two racks back into the oven.

Step 11: Shut the door of your Gorenje oven.

Step 12: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back into the outlet or switching the circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the light bulb in an oven.

2. Halogen Light Bulb

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Gorenje oven light bulb…

Step 1: As always, make sure to unplug the power cord from the outlet before starting the repair. If your oven is installed to a cabinet and isn’t plugged into an outlet, switch the circuit breaker off instead.

Step 2: Open the door of your Gorenje oven.

Step 3: Slide out the two racks in the oven.

Step 4: Set the racks aside.

Step 5: The halogen bulb should be on the right wall of the oven. To access it, you will need to remove the side rack. Lift the side rack up and remove it from the oven.

Step 6: Get a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 7: Using the flat blade screwdriver, carefully pry off cover of the light bulb.

Step 8: Set the cover aside and get a paper towel.

Step 9: Pull off the halogen bulb from the socket using the paper towel.

Step 10: Get a new Gorenje oven light bulb.

Step 11: Insert the new Gorenje oven light bulb into the socket. When installing the bulb, make sure you don’t touch it with your bare hands.

Step 12: Reposition the light bulb cover.

Step 13: Push the cover into place.

Step 14: Reposition the right side rack in the oven.

Step 15: Slide the two racks back into the oven.

Step 16: Shut the door of your Gorenje oven.

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Step 17: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back into the outlet or switching the circuit breaker back on.

2. Light Socket

If your Gorenje oven light still won’t work after replacing the bulb, you should check the socket next. We will show you how to replace the socket of a standard light bulb and the socket of a halogen light bulb. First, we will show you how to replace a standard light bulb socket. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Gorenje oven light bulb socket…

Step 1: First, disconnect the oven’s power by unplugging the power cord from the outlet. If your oven isn’t plugged into an outlet, switch the circuit breaker off instead.

Step 2: Next, open the oven door.

Step 3: There is a latch on each door hinge. Flip the latches forward to release the oven door.

Step 4: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 5: Spread a cloth on a sturdy surface.

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

Step 7: Place the oven door assembly on the sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 8: Slide out the racks in the oven and set them aside.

Step 9: Unscrew the cover of the light bulb.

Step 10: Also unscrew the light bulb from the socket as well.

Step 11: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 12: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws securing the oven to the cabinet. There are two screws on each side of the oven’s frame. If your oven isn’t installed to a cabinet, skip this step.

Step 13: Lift the oven out of the cabinet.

Step 14: Set the oven on a sturdy surface.

Step 15: Turn the oven around to access the rear.

Step 16: Use the Philips head screwdriver to take out the screws holding the top panel in place. Unscrew the top panel closer to the oven’s rear.

Step 17: Lift the panel off and set it aside.

Step 18: Also take out the screws which hold the oven’s rear panel in place.

Step 19: Set the panel aside.

Step 20: Note where each wire goes on the light socket. Do this by taking a picture.

Step 21: Disconnect the wires from the light socket.

Step 22: Get a multimeter and turn its dial to the lowest ohms setting.

Step 23: Touch the two multimeter probes to the terminals of the light socket. If the multimeter doesn’t show a reading when you do this, it is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 24: Use the flat blade screwdriver to bend back the tabs securing the socket to the oven.

Step 25: While bending back the tabs, push the socket out.

Step 26: Get a new Gorenje oven light socket.

Step 27: Position the new light socket in the oven and push it into place.

Step 28: Connect the wires to the terminals of the new light socket. Make sure that each wire goes to the right place.

Step 29: Reposition the oven’s rear access panel.

Step 30: Hold the access panel in place using the Philips head screws.

Step 31: Return the oven’s top panel.

Step 32: Secure the top panel with the screws as well.

Step 33: Lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 34: Return the four Philips head screws which hold the oven to the cabinet.

Step 35: Screw the light bulb into the new socket.

Step 36: Return the light bulb cover as well.

Step 37: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 38: Lift the oven door.

Step 39: Insert the door hinges into the openings in the corners of the oven’s frame.

Step 40: Once the hinges are properly positioned in the slots, open the oven door fully.

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Step 41: Flip the latches on the hinges back to hold the door in place.

Step 42: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 43: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back into the outlet or switching the circuit breaker back on.

If your Gorenje oven uses a halogen bulb, the steps above for replacing a light socket won’t work. Instead, follow the steps below to replace your Gorenje oven light bulb socket…

Step 1: Disconnect the oven’s power for safety by unplugging the power cord from the outlet. If your oven isn’t plugged into an outlet, switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Slide out the two racks in the oven and set them aside.

Step 4: To make the oven easier to lift out off the cabinet, the door should be uninstalled. To do this, flip the latches on the hinges forward.

Step 5: Close the door till it stops moving.

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

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

Step 8: Lift off and remove the side rack covering the oven’s light bulb.

Step 9: Set the rack aside.

Step 10: Get a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 11: Using the flat blade screwdriver, pry off the light bulb cover.

Step 12: Pull out the light bulb from the socket using a paper towel. Make sure not to touch the bulb with your bare hands.

Step 13: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 14: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven to the cabinet. There are two screws on each side of the oven’s frame.

Step 15: Lift the oven out of the cabinet and set it on a sturdy surface.

Step 16: Use the Philips head screwdriver to take out the screws holding the oven’s top panel in place.

Step 17: Lift the top panel off and set it aside.

Step 18: Unscrew the oven’s right side panel as well.

Step 19: Set the panel aside.

Step 20: Disconnect the wires from the light socket.

Step 21: Get a multimeter and turn the dial to the lowest ohms setting.

Step 22: Test the light socket for continuity using the multimeter. If the multimeter doesn’t show a reading, the light socket is faulty and should be replaced. Uninstall the light socket from the oven.

Step 23: Get a new Gorenje oven light socket.

Step 24: Install the new light socket in the oven.

Step 25: Connect the wires to the new light socket.

Step 26: Reposition the right side panel of the oven.

Step 27: Secure the panel using the screws.

Step 28: Also reposition the oven’s top panel.

Step 29: Hold the top panel in place with the screws.

Step 30: Lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 31: Secure the sides of the oven to the cabinet using the four Philips head screws you took out earlier on.

Step 32: Push the light bulb into the new socket carefully.

Step 33: Return the light bulb cover and push it into place.

Step 34: Reposition the side rack in the oven.

Step 35: Slide the two racks back into the oven.

Step 36: Lift the oven door.

Step 37: Position the two door hinges in the openings on the corners of the oven’s frame.

Step 38: Open the door completely.

Step 39: To hold the door in place, flip the hinge latches back.

Step 40: Shut the door of your Gorenje oven.

Step 41: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back in or switching the circuit breaker back on.

3. Wires

If both the light bulb and socket aren’t faulty but your Gorenje oven light is not working, check the wires next. Inspect the wires connected to the terminals of the light socket. If the wires appear burnt or cut in any way, they may be the cause of the problem. Contact a technician to replace the light socket wires.

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4. Control Board

If you have checked the components above but none of them is faulty, the control board is probably the reason your Gorenje oven light won’t work. The control board sends voltage to the light socket in order for it to work. If the board fails, the socket won’t receive the voltage needed for the light to operate. You can contact a technician to replace this component or you could replace it yourself. Read this article: Gorenje Oven Element [How To, Issues & Solutions] to learn how to replace the control board in your Gorenje oven.

Gorenje Oven Light Won’t Turn Off — Causes And Solutions

Below,  we talk about the possible reasons why your Gorenje oven light won’t turn off and show you what to do about them.

1. Open Door

If the door of your Gorenje oven isn’t properly closed, the light won’t turn off. Check if the door is closed completely. If it isn’t, close it completely. However, if the door won’t close properly, the door seal of door hinges is the cause. Read this article: Gorenje Oven Door [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions] to learn how to replace the hinges or seal of your Gorenje oven door. If the door is properly closed but your Gorenje oven light still won’t turn off, keep reading.

2. Control Board

If your Gorenje oven light won’t turn off but the door is completely closed, the control board is most likely faulty. If the control board shorts out, it will keep sending voltage to the light even after the oven has been turned off. Read the “Gorenje Oven Element” article in the “Gorenje Oven Light Is Not Working” section above to replace the control board in your Gorenje oven.

Gorenje Oven Light Bulb Cover Stuck — How To Fix

If your Gorenje oven light bulb cover is stuck, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: As always, make sure to disconnect the power to your Gorenje oven by unplugging the power cord from the outlet. If your oven isn’t plugged into an outlet, you could always switch the circuit breaker off instead.

Step 2: Open the door of your Gorenje oven.

Step 3: Slide out the two racks in the oven.

Step 4: Set the racks aside.

Step 5: Get an oil filter wrench.

Step 6: Wrap the wrench around the light bulb cover.

Step 7: While applying pressure to the light bulb cover, turn it counterclockwise using the wrench.

Step 8: Unscrew the cover.

Step 9: Once you are done replacing the bulb, screw the cover back into place.

Step 10: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 11: Shut the oven door.

Step 12: Make sure you don’t forget to reconnect the power to the oven.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to remove a stuck Gorenje oven light bulb cover.

How To Replace Gorenje Cooker Hood Light

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the light bulb of your Gorenje cooker hood…

Step 1: First, locate the circuit breaker for your Gorenje cooker hood.

Step 2: When you have locate the circuit breaker, switch it off for safety.

Step 3: The light bulb cover is underneath the cooker hood. To remove it, you will need a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 4: Carefully pry off the cover using the flat blade screwdriver.

Step 5: Unscrew the light bulb by turning it counterclockwise.

Step 6: Get a new bulb for your Gorenje cooker hood.

Step 7: Screw the new bulb into the cooker hood by turning it clockwise.

Step 8: Reposition the light bulb cover and push it back into place.

Step 9: Switch the circuit breaker of the cooker hood back on.

Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to replace the light bulb in your Gorenje cooker hood.

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