Hotpoint Oven Keeps Turning Off [How To Fix]

If your Hotpoint oven keeps turning off and you want to fix it yourself, keep reading…

Hotpoint Oven Keeps Turning Off — Causes & Solutions

There is more than one possible reason your Hotpoint oven keeps turning off. Below we have listed each one and how to fix them.

1. Fan Motor

If the fan motor in your oven is faulty, the fan won’t run. This will make the oven overheat and shut off. Below are the steps for you to follow in order to replace the fan motor in your Hotpoint oven…

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

Step 2: Take out the screws on the back of the oven which secure the back panel.

Step 3: Remove the back panel and set it aside.

Step 4: Open the door of the oven.

Step 5: Slide out the racks in the oven.

Step 6: Take out the screws on the back wall of the oven interior which hold the panel.

Step 7: Remove the wall panel and set aside.

Step 8: Take out the nut in the center of the fan blade using a nut driver.

Step 9: Remove the fan blade and washer.

Step 10: Take out the three screws which hold the fan motor in place.

Step 11: Go to the oven’s rear and disconnect the wires from the fan motor.

Step 12: Gently pull out the fan motor.

Step 13: Get a new fan motor and position it in the oven.

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Step 14: Reconnect the wires to the fan motor.

Step 15: Go to the oven interior and return the three screws which secure the fan motor.

Step 16: Slide the fan blade and washer back on the motor shaft.

Step 17: Hold the fan blade in place with the nut.

Step 18: Return the wall panel which covers the fan and secure with the screws.

Step 19: Return the oven racks.

Step 20: Shut the door.

Step 21: Reposition the back panel of the oven.

Step 22: Secure the panel with the screws.

Step 23: Switch the breaker back on or plug the oven in.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the fan motor in a Hotpoint oven.

2. Cooling Fan

A faulty cooling fan is another possible reason your Hotpoint oven keeps turning off. Follow these steps in order to replace the cooling fan in a Hotpoint oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the cabinet.

Step 2: Unplug the oven from the outlet.

Step 3: There are two screws at the back of the oven hob which secure it. Take them out.

Step 4: Open the door of the oven.

Step 5: Pull out the control knobs on the cooker’s front panel. Take a picture before doing this to remember where each one goes.

Step 6: Take out the two screws under the control panel.

Step 7: Slide the panel to the left.

Step 8: Disconnect the two wires connected to the control panel and set it aside.

Step 9: There are two screws under the cooker hob which secure it. Take them out.

Step 10: Lift the hob carefully making sure not to bend any of the wires as you do this.

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Step 11: Unplug each wire connector from the hob.

Step 12: Lift the hob off and set on a cloth lined surface.

Step 13: Close to the oven’s rear, you will see the cooling fan. Disconnect the wires connected to the cooling fan.

Step 14: Test the cooling fan using a multimeter. If there is no continuity, the fan should be replace.

Step 15: Take out the screws at the top of the cooling fan which hold it in place.

Step 16: Carefully pull out the cooling fan and get a replacement.

Step 17: Position the new fan in the oven.

Step 18: Return the screws which hold the fan in place.

Step 19: Connect the two wires to the cooling fan.

Step 20: Take the hob back to the oven and plug the wire connectors back in.

Step 21: Lower the hob and return the two screws which hold it in place.

Step 22: Reconnect the wires to the oven’s front panel.

Step 23: Hold the panel in place with the two screws.

Step 24: Push the control knobs back in.

Step 25: Return the two screws at the back of the hob which hold it in place.

Step 26: Plug the oven back in.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the cooling fan in a Hotpoint oven.

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3. Thermostat

A faulty thermostat is the last possible reason your Hotpoint oven keeps turning off. Below we show you how to replace the thermostat in a Hotpoint oven…

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Step 1: Switch the circuit breaker off or unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Slide out the racks in the oven.

Step 4: The thermostat capillary tube is on the upper back wall of the oven. Lift it off the mounting clips.

Step 5: Take out the screws which hold the top and back panels of the oven in place.

Step 6: Lift the panels off and set it aside.

Step 7: The thermostat is behind the control panel. Pull it off the selector switch carefully.

Step 8: Note where each wire goes on the thermostat.

Step 9: Disconnect the wires connected to the thermostat.

Step 10: Push the capillary tube out through the hole in the oven’s back wall.

Step 11: Remove the thermostat.

Step 12: Get a new thermostat.

Step 13: Insert the capillary tube through the hole in the oven’s rear.

Step 14: Sit the tube back on the mounting clips.

Step 15: Slide the oven racks back in.

Step 16: Close the oven door.

Step 17: Reposition the top and back oven panels.

Step 18: Secure the panels with the screws.

Step 19: Switch the breaker back on or unplug the power cord.

If you would like a visual of how to replace a Hotpoint oven thermostat, watch the video below.

If this method for replacing your Hotpoint oven thermostat doesn’t work on your oven model, read this article

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