Hotpoint Oven Won’t Turn On [Proven Solutions]

If your Hotpoint oven won’t turn on and you would like to fix it yourself, keep reading. In this article we will show the causes of this problem and how to fix it.

Hotpoint Oven Won’t Turn On — Causes And Solutions

Below we have listed the reasons your Hotpoint oven won’t turn on and how to fix them.

1. Power Problem

If there is an incoming power problem, your Hotpoint oven won’t turn on. To find out if there is a power problem, unplug the oven from the outlet and plug another electrical appliance there. If the appliance works, there isn’t a power problem. If the appliance doesn’t work, there is a power problem. This isn’t something you can fix yourself. Call an electrician to fix the power problem.

2. Igniter

If your gas oven won’t turn on, it may be that the igniter is faulty. Read this article to replace your Hotpoint oven igniter.

3. Safety Valve

If the igniter isn’t faulty, the safety valve may be. Look at this article to replace the safety valve in a Hotpoint oven.

4. Bake Element

If your Hotpoint electric oven won’t turn on, the bake element may be faulty. Read this article to test and replace the bake element in a Hotpoint oven.

5. Thermal Fuse

To test and replace the thermal fuse in a Hotpoint oven, follow the steps below…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord or switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Pull the oven away from the wall and go to the back.

Step 3: Remove the screws which secure the oven’s back panel.

Step 4: Remove the back panel.

Step 5: Disconnect the wires from the thermal fuse. The thermal fuse should be close to the bake or broil element terminals.

Step 6: Get a multimeter and turn the dial to the ohms setting.

Step 7: Touch the probes of the multimeter to the thermal fuse. If there is no continuity, the thermal fuse should be replaced

Step 8: Take out the screw or screws which hold the thermal fuse.

Step 9: Get a new thermal fuse.

Step 10: Position the new thermal fuse on the oven.

Step 11: Hold the thermal fuse in place with the screws.

Step 12: Connect the wires to the new thermal fuse.

Step 13: Reposition the oven’s back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 14: Plug the oven back in or switch the breaker on.

The video below will show you how to replace an oven thermal fuse.

6. Control Board

This is the final possible reason your Hotpoint oven won’t turn on. If you have checked all the components above and none of them was faulty, read this article to replace the control board in your Hotpoint oven.

Hotpoint Oven Light Won’t Turn On — How To Fix

If the light of your Hotpoint oven won’t turn on, the bulb, light socket, or control board is faulty. Read this article to replace each of these components in an oven.

Hotpoint Stove Won’t Turn On — How To Fix

Different stoves heat using different components. Some use an igniter, others use an element, and others use a coil. If any of these fail, the stove won’t turn on. Below we show you how to replace each of these components.

1. Igniter

This component is used in a Hotpoint gas stove. Below are the steps you need to follow in order to replace the igniter of your Hotpoint stove burner…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord and shut off the gas supply.

Step 2: Lift the grate off the faulty burner.

Step 3: Remove the burner cap.

Step 4: Also remove the burner base as well.

Step 5: Get a putty knife and pry the igniter.

Step 6: Pull the igniter out.

Step 7: Disconnect the wire from the igniter using a pair of needle nose pliers. Make sure the wire doesn’t drop into the hole.

Step 8: Get a replacement igniter.

Step 9: Connect the wire to the new igniter.

Step 10: Push the new igniter in.

Step 11: Return the burner base and cap.

Step 12: Reposition the burner grate.

Step 13: Plug the oven in.

Step 14: Turn the gas supply back on.

The video below will show you how to replace a Hotpoint stove igniter.

2. Coil

To replace the coil of your Hotpoint stove, follow these steps…

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

Step 2: Lift the faulty coil up.

Step 3: Hold the coil at a forty degree angle and pull it out.

Step 4: Get a replacement coil.

Step 5: With the coil at an angle, push the terminals of the new coil into the receptacle.

Step 6: Lower the coil and position the tab in the slot.

Step 7: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the coil in a Hotpoint stove.

3. Radiant Element

Below are the steps you need to follow in order to replace the radiant element of your Hotpoint stove…

Step 1: For safety, unplug the oven’s power cord or switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the oven door and look underneath the stove top.

Step 3: Take out the two screws you see with a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 4: Lift the stove top carefully so as not to bend any of the wires.

Step 5: Disconnect each wire plug connected to the stove top. Make sure to note where each each wire plug goes.

Step 6: Lift the stove top and set on a towel lined surface with the front faced down.

Step 7: Note where each wire goes on the faulty element.

Step 8: Disconnect the wires from the element.

Step 9: Take out the screws which hold the element to the stove top.

Step 10: Remove the element.

Step 11: Dust the surface you removed the element from with a cloth.

Step 12: Get a new element.

Step 13: Position the new element on the stove top.

Step 14: Hold the element to the stove top with the screws.

Step 15: Connect the wires to the element. Make sure each one goes to the right place.

Step 16: Turn the stove top over and position it on the oven.

Step 17: Reconnect the wire plugs.

Step 18: Hold the stove top in place with the two screws.

Step 19: Shut the oven door.

Step 20: Switch the circuit breaker back on or plug the oven back in.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the element in your Hotpoint stove.

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Hotpoint Oven Fan Not Turning — How To Fix

If the fan of your Hotpoint oven won’t turn on, the fan motor is probably faulty. Below we show you how to replace the fan motor in a Hotpoint oven…

Step 1: Switch your circuit breaker off to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Remove the oven racks and set them aside.

Step 4: Remove the screws which hold the fan blade cover in place on the oven’s back wall.

Step 5: Take the fan blade cover out of the oven and set it aside.

Step 6: Take out the nut which holds the fan blade using a nut driver.

Step 7: Remove the fan blade and washer.

Step 8: Inspect the hole in the fan blade. If it’s “D” shaped and not round, it should be replaced along with the motor.

Step 9: Take out the three screws on the oven’s back wall which secure the fan motor.

Step 10: Go to the oven’s rear and remove the screws which secure the panel.

Step 11: Set the panel aside.

Step 12: Disconnect the wires from the fan motor.

Step 13: Remove the fan motor and get a replacement.

Step 14: Position the new fan motor in the oven.

Step 15: Connect the wires to the motor.

Step 16: Position the back panel on the oven.

Step 17: Hold the panel in place with the screws.

Step 18: Position the fan blade in the oven and secure with the nut.

Step 19: Return the fan blade cover.

Step 20: Hold it in place with the screws.

Step 21: Return the racks to the oven.

Step 22: Shut the oven door.

Step 23: Switch the circuit breaker back on.

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

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