In this article, we will show you how to turn off a Hotpoint oven and what to do if your oven won’t turn off.
Hotpoint Oven Won’t Shut Off — How To Fix
There is more than one possible reason your Hotpoint oven won’t turn off. Below we have listed them from most common to least and how to fix them.
1. Bake Element
If the bake element in your Hotpoint oven shorts out, it won’t turn off. Inspect the bake element. If the element is burnt or broken, read this article to replace it.
2. Broil Element
Similar to the bake element, the broil element also shorts out. If this components shorts out, the oven won’t turn off. Look at this article to replace the broil element in a Hotpoint oven.
3. Control Board
The control board sends voltage to the igniter or bake element to work. If it shorts out, it will keep sending voltage to the bake element. This will prevent the oven from turning off. Read this article to replace your Hotpoint oven’s control board. Also read the article in the link above if your Hotpoint oven fan won’t turn off.
This is the final reason your Hotpoint oven won’t turn off. Look at this article to replace the thermostat to replace the thermostat in your Hotpoint oven.
Hotpoint Oven Light Won’t Turn Off — How To Fix
If your Hotpoint oven light won’t turn off, it may be because the door isn’t coming in contact with the door switch to signal the light to turn off. Check if the door closes completely. If the door doesn’t close completely, the door seal or hinges may have gone bad.
1. Door Seal
Below we show you how to replace the door seal of your Hotpoint oven…
Step 1: Turn the oven off.
Step 2: Open the oven door.
Step 3: Pull out each corner of the door seal.
Step 4: Remove the door seal and get a new one.
Step 5: Insert the metal clips on the door seal into the holes in the oven.
Step 6: Shut the oven door.
The video below will give you a visual of how to replace a Hotpoint oven door seal.
2. Door Hinges
If your oven door still doesn’t close well after replacing the door seal, follow these steps to replace the door hinges…
Step 1: Turn the oven off and open the door.
Step 2: Flip the locks on the hinges towards yourself with a flat blade screwdriver.
Step 3: Close the door till it can’t go any further then lift it off.
Step 4: Set the door on a cloth lined surface.
Step 5: Take out the screws which hold the door. There should be two at the top and three or four at the bottom.
Step 6: Lift the inner door off.
Step 7: Remove the screws which hold the door hinges in place.
Step 8: Remove the door hinges and get new ones.
Step 9: Screw the new door hinges to the oven.
Step 10: Return the inner door to the outer one and hold them together with the screws.
Step 11: Position the door hinges in the slots on the sides of the oven.
Step 12: Lower the door and flip the locks back.
Step 13: Shut the oven door.
The video below will show you how to replace oven door hinges.
If your oven door closes properly but the light still won’t turn off, read the article in the control board section above.
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How To Turn Off A Hotpoint Oven
To turn off a Hotpoint oven, press the “Clear/Off” button, the power button on the far left, or turn the oven control knob to the off position.
How To Turn Off A Hotpoint Oven Timer
To turn off a Hotpoint oven timer alarm, press any button on the control panel.