Have the lights of your Hotpoint cooker hood stopped working? In this article, we will show you how to fix Hotpoint cooker hood problems.
Hotpoint Cooker Hood Lights Not Working — How To Fix
Below we have listed the reasons why the lights on a Hotpoint cooker hood would stop working and how to fix them.
1. Loosely Fitted Bulb
If the bulb in your cooker hood isn’t tightly fitted, the light won’t work. Check if the bulb is properly screwed into the socket. If the bulb is loose, tighten it.
2. Faulty Bulb
The next possible reason your Hotpoint cooker hood won’t work is a faulty light bulb. Below are the steps you need to follow in order to replace the light bulb in a Hotpoint cooker hood…
Step 1: Disconnect the power to the cooker hood by switching the circuit breaker off.
Step 2: Get a flat head screwdriver.
Step 3: Using a flat head screwdriver, carefully pry off the light cover.
Step 4: Set the light cover aside.
Step 5: Carefully pull out the light bulb or unscrew it.
Step 6: Get a new light bulb.
Step 7: Position the light bulb in the socket.
Step 8: Return the light bulb cover.
Step 9: Reconnect the power to the oven by switching the breaker on.
If you would like a visual of how to replace the bulb in a Hotpoint cooker hood, watch the video below.
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3. Light Socket
If replacing the light bulb didn’t fix the problem, the light socket may be faulty. Below are the steps for you to follow in order to replace the light socket of a Hotpoint cooker hood…
Step 1: Disconnect the power to the hood by switching the circuit breaker off.
Step 2: Using a flat blade screwdriver, carefully pry off the light cover under the hood.
Step 3: Carefully pull out the light bulb and set it aside.
Step 4: Lift the cooker hood chimney off and set aside.
Step 5: Take out the screws at the top of the cooker hood which hold the glass cover in place.
Step 6: Lift the glass cover carefully and set aside.
Step 7: Disconnect the wire plug connected to the faulty light socket.
Step 8: Squeeze the tabs on the light socket and push it out.
Step 9: Test the socket with a multimeter. If there is no continuity, the light socket should be replaced.
Step 10: Get a replacement light socket.
Step 11: Push the light socket into place.
Step 12: Reconnect the wire plug to the light socket.
Step 13: Lift the glass cover up and position it on the cooker hood.
Step 14: Hold the glass cover to the hood using the screws.
Step 15: Return the cooker hood chimney.
Step 16: Position the light bulb back in the socket.
Step 17: Return the cover as well.
Step 18: Reconnect the power to the cooker hood by switching the circuit breaker on.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the light socket in a Hotpoint cooker hood.