Indesit Oven Light [Issues & Proven Solutions]

If your Indesit oven light won’t turn on or your Indesit oven light stays on, this article is for you. Today, we will look at Indesit oven light problems and show you how to fix them.

Indesit Oven Light Not Working — Causes And Solutions

Below, we talk about the possible reasons why your Indesit oven light is not working and what to do about them.

1. Light Bulb

If your Indesit oven light won’t turn on, the light bulb is most likely faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Indesit oven light bulb…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch the circuit breaker off to avoid the risk of electrocution. You could also unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Next, open the oven door.

Step 4: Pull out the racks in the oven and set them aside.

Step 5: The light bulb should be on the upper right corner of the oven interior’s back wall. However, it could also be located on the left. To access the light bulb, you will need to remove the cover. Remove the cover by turning it counterclockwise.

Step 6: To remove the light bulb, turn it in the same direction as well.

Step 7: Get a new Indesit oven light bulb. When purchasing a light bulb for your Indesit oven, make sure that it’s the recommended type. Using the wrong type in your oven will cause it to burn out or blow. To know the recommended bulb type for your Indesit oven, check the owner’s manual.

Step 8: Screw your new Indesit oven light bulb into the socket.

Step 9: Return the cover and screw it back into place.

Step 10: Slide the two racks back into the oven.

Step 11: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 12: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on or plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Indesit oven light bulb step by step.

2. Light Socket

If your Indesit oven light still won’t turn on after replacing the light bulb, you should check the light socket next. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to test and replace your Indesit oven light socket…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet. If your oven is hard wired and isn’t plugged into an outlet, locate the circuit breaker.

Step 2: Once you have located the circuit breaker, switch it off for safety.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: There is a clip on each door hinge, flip the clips forward in order to release the door. You will need a flat blade screwdriver to do this.

Step 5: Push the door closed till it’s partially open.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 7: Lift the door off and set it on a sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 8: Slide out the racks in the oven and set them aside.

Step 9: Unscrew the light bulb cover by turning it counterclockwise.

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Step 10: Set the light cover aside and unscrew the bulb from the socket as well.

Step 11: If your oven is installed to a cabinet, you will need to uninstall it in order to gain access to the light socket. To do this, get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 12: There are two screws on each sides of the oven’s front frame. These screws hold the oven to the cabinet. Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven to the cabinet.

Step 13: Lift the oven out of the cabinet.

Step 14: Set the oven on a sturdy surface.

Step 15: Go to the oven’s rear with the Philips head screwdriver.

Step 16: Use the Philips head screwdriver to take out the screws which hold the oven’s rear access panel in place.

Step 17: Lift the panel off the oven and set it aside.

Step 18: Disconnect the two wires connected to the terminals of the light socket. Make sure to note where each one goes first.

Step 19: Get a multimeter.

Step 20: Turn the dial of the multimeter to the lowest ohms setting.

Step 21: Touch the two multimeter probes to the terminals of the light socket.

Step 22: Look at the display of the multimeter. If the multimeter shows a reading, the light socket is still good. However, if you don’t see a reading, the light socket doesn’t have continuity. This means that it is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 23: To remove the light socket, bend back the metal tabs which hold it to the oven using a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 24: While bending back the tabs, push the socket out.

Step 25: Get a new Indesit oven light socket.

Step 26: Position the light socket in the oven and push it into place.

Step 27: Connect the wires to your new Indesit oven light socket making sure that each one goes to the right place.

Step 28: Reposition the oven’s rear access panel.

Step 29: Hold the oven’s access panel in place with the screws.

Step 30: Lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 31: Hold the oven to the cabinet using the four Philips head screws.

Step 32: Screw the light bulb into the new socket.

Step 33: Return the light bulb cover as well and screw it into place.

Step 34: Slide the two racks back into the oven.

Step 35: Lift the oven door.

Step 36: Insert the door hinges into the slots in the lower corners of the oven’s front frame.

Step 37: Open the oven door fully.

Step 38: Flip back the hinge clips to hold the door in place.

Step 39: Shut the oven door.

Step 40: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on or plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

3. Wires

If both the light bulb and socket aren’t faulty but your Indesit oven light won’t turn on, you should check the wires next. Take off the oven’s rear access panel. Inspect the wires connected to the terminals of the light socket. Burnt or cut wires could prevent the oven light from working. If the wires appear to be damaged in any way, contact a technician to fix them.

4. Control Board

If your have checked all the components above but none of them is faulty, the control board is most likely the cause of the problem. The control board sends voltage to the oven light in order for it to work. If the board fails, it won’t send the voltage to the light. Read this article: Indesit Oven Element [How To, Issues & Solutions] to learn how to replace the control board in your Indesit oven.

Indesit Oven Light Bulb Cover Stuck — What To Do

An oven light cover usually gets stuck when the bulb burns out. Below, we show you how to replace your suck Indesit oven light cover…

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Step 1: Disconnect the power to the oven for safety. Do this by unplugging the oven’s power cord from the outlet or switching the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: To make it easier to remove the light bulb, you should uninstall the oven door. To do this, first get a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 4: Using the screwdriver, flip the clips on the hinges forward in order to release the door.

Step 5: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 6: Lift the door off and set it on a sturdy surface. Do not lift the door off b the handle.

Step 7: Slide out the oven racks and get an oil filter wrench.

Step 8: Wrap the wrench around the light cover and apply some pressure to the cover.

Step 9: While applying pressure to the cover, turn the cover counterclockwise to release.

Step 10: Unscrew the light cover.

Step 11: Once you are done with replacing the bulb, screw the cover back into place and slide the racks back in.

Step 12: Lift the oven door.

Step 13: Insert the door hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 14: Open the oven door completely.

Step 15: Flip back the hinge clips and shut the oven door.

Step 16: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet or switch the circuit breaker back on.

Indesit Oven Light Won’t Turn Off — Causes And Solutions

Below, we talk about the possible reasons why your Indesit oven light won’t turn off and what to do about them.

1. Door

If your Indesit oven light won’t turn off, it may be because the door isn’t properly closed. Make sure that the oven door is closed all the way. If the door is closed completely but the light won’t turn off, keep reading. However, if the door won’t close completely, the hinges or seal is faulty. Follow these steps to replace the hinges of your Indesit oven…

Step 1: Disconnect the oven’s power by unplugging the power cord from the outlet or switching the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the oven door and flip the locks on the hinges forward to release.

Step 3: Close the door till it stops.

Step 4: Lift the door off and place it on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth. Do not lift the door off by the handle.

Step 5: Use a Philips head screwdriver to take out the two screws at the top of the oven door.

Step 6: Also take out the four screws at the bottom of the door as well. There are two screws on each side.

Step 7: Remove the screws on the sides of the oven to release the hinges. There is one screw on each side.

Step 8: Lift the inner door up and remove the hinges.

Step 9: Get new hinges and position them on the oven door.

Step 10: Return the screws on the sides of the door which hold the hinges in place.

Step 11: Reposition the inner door on the outer door.

Step 12: Return the four screws at the bottom of the door and the two screws at the top.

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Step 13: Lift the door up and insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s frame.

Step 14: Open the door fully and flip the hinge latches back.

Step 15: Shut the oven door.

Step 16: Plug the oven’s power cord back in or switch the circuit breaker back on.

The video below will show you how to replace the hinges in your Indesit oven.

If the door of your Indesit oven still won’t close completely, read this article: Indesit Oven Door [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions] to replace the door seal.

2. Control Board

If your Indesit oven light won’t turn off but the door closes properly, the control board is probably the cause of the problem. The control board sends voltage to the oven light in order for it to turn on. If the control board shorts out, it will keep sending voltage to the light even when the oven is turned off. Read this article: Indesit Oven Element [How To, Issues & Solutions] to learn how to replace the control board in your Indesit oven.

Indesit Cooker Hood Lights Not Working — How To Fix

If your Indesit cooker hood lights aren’t working, the bulbs should be replaced. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Indesit cooker hood light bulbs…

Step 1: Locate the circuit breaker of your cooker hood.

Step 2: To avoid the risk of electrocution, switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 3: Get a small flat blade screwdriver.

Step 4: Using the screwdriver, carefully pry off the light bulb cover.

Step 5: Set the light cover aside.

Step 6: Carefully pull the light bulb out of the socket.

Step 7: Get a new light bulb for your Indesit cooker hood.

Step 8: Insert the terminals of the light bulb into the socket and push it into place. Be careful while handling the light bulb as it’s very fragile.

Step 9: Reposition the light bulb cover and push it into place.

Step 10: Do the same to replace the other light bulb.

Step 11: Switch the cooker hood’s circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the light bulb in an Indesit cooker hood.

Indesit Gas Oven Not Lighting — How To Fix

If your Indesit gas oven is not lighting, the spark module may be faulty. Follow these steps to replace this component…

Step 1: Disconnect the oven’s power by unplugging the power cord from the outlet or switching the circuit breaker off.

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

Step 3: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the terminal block to the oven’s rear access panel.

Step 4: Push the terminal block out of the panel.

Step 5: Use the Philips head screwdriver to take out the screws which hold the oven’s rear panel in place.

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

Step 7: Note where each wire goes on the spark module by taking a picture.

Step 8: Disconnect the wires connected to the spark module.

Step 9: Lift the spark module off the mounting clips and get a new one.

Step 10: Position the new spark module on the oven’s rear and connect the wires to it. Make sure that each wire goes to the right place.

Step 11: Reposition the oven’s rear access panel and secure it with the screws.

Step 12: Position the terminal block on the access panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 13: Plug the oven’s power cord back in or switch the circuit breaker back on.

Step 14: Push the oven back to the wall.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the spark module in your Indesit oven.

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