Is your Hotpoint oven knob loose or are the buttons on your oven not working? Keep reading to learn how to fix Hotpoint oven knob or button problems.
Hotpoint Oven Buttons Not Working — How To Fix
If the buttons on your Hotpoint oven aren’t working, the touchpad has shorted out. To replace the touchpad of your Hotpoint oven, follow these steps…
Step 1: Switch off your circuit breaker.
Step 2: Turn the oven around to access the back.
Step 3: Take out the screws which hold the upper panel on the oven’s rear in place.
Step 4: Remove the panel.
Step 5: Remove the screws holding the control board to the control panel assembly.
Step 6: Note where each wire goes on the control board then disconnect them. Take a picture to make it easier to remember.
Step 7: Using a putty knife, pry off the touchpad from the control board.
Step 8: Get a new touchpad and stick it to the control board.
Step 9: Reconnect the wires to the control board.
Step 10: Secure the board with the screws.
Step 11: Reposition the upper panel.
Step 12: Return the screws which hold the panel in place.
Step 13: Switch your circuit breaker back on.
If replacing the touchpad doesn’t fix the problem the control boar is faulty. Read this article to replace the control board in a Hotpoint oven.
How To Replace Hotpoint Oven Knob
To replace your Hotpoint oven knob, follow the steps below…
Step 1: Pull off the knob from the shaft. If you can’t get a good grip, use a putty knife to pry it off.
Step 2: Get a new knob.
Step 3: Push the knob into the shaft.
How To Put Hotpoint Oven Knob Back On
To put your Hotpoint oven knob back on, do the following…
Step 1: On the oven knob, there is a round hole. Push the hole in the knob into the rod on the oven.
Hotpoint Oven Knob Loose — How To Fix
If your Hotpoint oven knob is loose, follow these steps…
Step 1: Get a business card and cut a small rectangular piece.
Step 2: Pull off the oven knob.
Step 3: Insert the small card piece in the knob.
Step 4: Push the knob back in.
The video below will show you what to do if your oven knob is loose or if it keeps falling off.
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Hotpoint Oven Knob Stuck — How To Fix
If your Hotpoint oven knob is stuck, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: Get a small towel.
Step 2: Pull the edge of the towel tight and try to get it under the knob with a sawing motion.
Step 3: Once you’ve gotten the towel under the knob, wrap the remainder around.
Step 4: Hold the towel tightly and pull to remove the knob.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to remove a stuck oven knob.
Hotpoint Oven Knob Won’t Turn Off — How To Fix
If your Hotpoint oven knob won’t turn off, it’s probably broken. You could replace the knob or fix it. To fix the knob, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: Pull the oven knob off.
Step 2: Get a zip tie.
Step 3: Wrap the zip tie around the cylindrical part of the oven knob.
Step 4: Tighten it and snip off the excess with with a pair of pliers.
The video below will show you how to fix a broken knob.