Kitchenaid Oven Fan [Issues & Proven Solutions]

Is your Kitchenaid oven fan noisy or faulty? If so, this article is for you. Today, we will show you how to fix these problems and a few others.

Kitchenaid Oven Fan Won’t Turn — How To Fix

Below, we have listed the two possible reasons why your Kitchenaid oven fan won’t turn off.

1. High Limit Thermostat

If the high limit thermostat in a Kitchenaid oven fails, the fan will keep getting voltage even though the oven is cool. To fix this issue, you should test and maybe replace the high limit thermostat. We will show you how to replace the high limit thermostat in a Kitchenaid double wall oven and a Kitchenaid double range oven. Follow these steps to replace the high limit thermostat in a Kitchenaid double range oven…

Step 1: Shut off the oven’s power supply by unplugging the power cord or switching off the circuit breaker.

Step 2: Turn the oven around and take out the two screws securing the upper back panel’s support bracket with a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 3: With the same screwdriver, remove the remaining screws which hold the oven’s lower rear panel and set it aside.

Step 4: The high limit thermostat is close to the black vent tube. Note where each wire goes to on the thermostat and disconnect them.

Step 5: Take out the screws which hold the high limit thermostat and test using a multimeter. If there is no continuity, the high limit thermostat should be replaced

Step 6: Get a new high limit thermostat.

Step 7: Position the new high limit thermostat on the oven’s rear and secure with the two screws.

Step 8: Connect the wires to the right places on the high limit thermostat.

Step 9: Reposition the oven’s lower back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 10: Return the upper panel’s support bracket and the two screws which secure it.

Step 11: Return the oven to its usual position.

Step 12: Plug the oven back in or switch the circuit breaker back on.

The video below will show you how to replace the high limit thermostat in a Kitchenaid double electric range.

Follow the steps listed below to replace the high limit thermostat in a Kitchenaid double wall oven…

Step 1: For safety, locate the oven’s circuit breaker and switch it off.

Step 2: Open the upper oven door and flip the hinge locks down.

Step 3: Close the door till it stops then lift it off.

Step 4: Set the door on a cloth lined surface.

Step 5: Do the same with the door of the lower oven.

Step 6: There is a vent on the bottom of the oven, take out the two screws which hold it in place using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 7: Take out the four screws on the sides of the oven frame using the same screwdriver.

Step 8: Slide out the racks in the upper and lower oven.

Step 9: Have someone help you pull the oven out of the cabinet and set on a piece of cardboard.

Step 10: Take out the screws which hold the upper and lower panels of the oven’s rear in place.

Step 11: To replace the high limit thermostat of the oven, the cooling fan will need to be removed. First, take out the screws which hold the bake element’s access plate directly above the cooling fan.

Step 12: Disconnect the wires from the bake element and remove the access plate.

Step 13: Now take out the screws which hold the cooling fan to the oven and set it aside.

Step 14: The high limit thermostat is in the opening. Disconnect the wires from the high limit thermostat and take out the screws which secure it.

Step 15: Remove the high limit thermostat and get a new one.

Step 16: Connect the wires to the right place on the high limit thermostat and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 17: Reposition the cooling fan and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 18: Return the access plate and the screws which secure it.

Step 19: Connect the wires back to the bake element terminals.

Step 20: Reposition the oven’s lower and upper back panels.

Step 22: Secure the panels with the screws.

Step 23: With the help of an assistant, lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 24: Secure the sides of the oven to the cabinet using the four screws.

Step 25: Reposition the bottom vent and secure with the screws.

Step 26: Lift the first oven door and insert the hinges back into the slot on each side of the oven.

Step 27: Open the door fully and flip the hinge lock back.

Step 28: Do the same with the other oven door.

Step 29: Slide the racks back into the upper oven and the lower oven.

Step 30: Shut the two oven doors.

Step 31: Reconnect the power to the oven by switching the circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to replace the high limit thermostat in a Kitchenaid double wall oven.

2. Control Board

If you have tested and replaced the high limit thermostat but your Kitchenaid oven fan still won’t turn off, the control board is faulty. If the control board fails, it will keep sending unneeded voltage to the fan. In the article Kitchenaid Oven Control Panel [Issues & Solutions], we walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to replace a Kitchenaid oven control board to stop your Kitchenaid oven fan from running continuously. We will also show you how to fix other control panel related issues.

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Kitchenaid Oven Fan Rattle — How To Fix

If you keep hearing a rattling sound from your Kitchenaid oven fan, the fan blade should be replaced. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Kitchenaid oven fan…

Step 1: To avoid electrocution, unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet or switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Flip the lock on each door hinge down to release the door.

Step 4: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 5: Lift the door off and set aside on a surface lined with a cloth.

Step 6: Take out the screws on the oven’s back wall which secure the fan blade cover using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 7: Remove the fan blade cover and get a half inch socket.

Step 8: Using the socket, take out the nut which holds the fan blade by turning it clockwise.

Step 9: Slide the fan blade off the motor shaft.

Step 10: Get a new Kitchenaid oven fan blade and slide it on the motor shaft.

Step 11: Tighten the nut which holds the fan blade in place.

Step 12: Return the fan cover and the screws which secure it.

Step 13: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 14: Lift the oven door and position the hinges in the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 15: Open the door completely.

Step 16: Push the hinge locks back.

Step 17: Shut the oven door.

Step 18: Plug the oven back in or switch the circuit breaker back on.

If you would like a visual of how to replace a Kitchenaid oven fan blade, watch the video below.

Kitchenaid Oven Fan Not Working — How To Fix

If your Kitchenaid oven fan is not working, the motor should be replaced. Below we show you how to replace a convection fan in a Kitchenaid double wall oven and range oven. Below are the steps you need to follow in order to replace the fan motor in a Kitchenaid range…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Take out the upper back panel’s support bracket by removing the two screws which hold it in place. Do this using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 4: With the same screwdriver, take out the screws holding the lower back panel of the oven in place.

Step 5: Go to the front of the oven and prop it with a thick piece of wood.

Step 6: Take out the two screws under the oven’s front which hold the bracket in place.

Step 7: Open the door and take out the other screws on the sides of the oven which hold the bracket as well. There is one screw on each side.

Step 8: Flip the hinge locks forward.

Step 9: Close the door till it stops.

Step 10: Lift the door off and set it on a cloth lined surface.

Step 11: Slide out the oven racks.

Step 12: Take out the screws on the oven’s back wall which hold the fan blade cover in place.

Step 13: Use a half inch wrench to turn the nut which holds the fan blade clockwise.

Step 14: Slide the fan blade off and set it aside.

Step 15: Take out the three screws you see on the back wall. These screws hold the fan motor in place.

Step 16: Go to the oven’s rear and disconnect the wires from the fan motor.

Step 17: Get a new Kitchenaid oven fan motor and transfer the metal plate to it.

Step 18: Also transfer the insulation to it.

Step 19: Connect the wires to the fan motor and position it in the oven.

Step 20: Hold the fan motor in place with the screws.

Step 21: Reposition the oven’s lower back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 22: Return the upper panel support bracket and the screws which hold it in place.

Step 23: Go to the oven’s front and slide the fan blade back on the motor shaft.

Step 24: Secure the fan blade with the nut and reposition the fan blade cover.

Step 25: Hold the fan blade cover in place with the screws.

Step 26: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 27: Lift the oven door.

Step 28: Position the door hinges into the slots on the sides of the oven frame.

Step 29: Open the oven door fully and flip the hinge locks back to secure.

Step 30: Secure the bracket to the sides of the oven frame with the two screws.

Step 31: Close the oven door.

Step 32: Return the other two screws underneath the oven which hold the bracket as well.

Step 33: Plug the oven back in.

Step 34: Return the oven to its usual position.

If you would like a visual of how to replace a Kitchenaid oven fan motor, watch the video below.

Below are the steps you need to follow in order to replace the fan motor in your Kitchenaid double wall oven…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch the circuit breaker off to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Open the door of the upper oven.

Step 4: There is a lock on each door hinge, flip the lock down to release the door.

Step 5: Close the door partially.

Step 6: Lift the door off and set on a surface lined with a cloth.

Step 7: Do the same with the door of the lower oven.

Step 8: Take out the racks in the upper oven and in the lower oven.

Step 9: Take out the screws on the back wall of the oven interior which secure the fan blade cover using a Philips head screwdriver. Do this for the oven with the faulty fan.

Step 10: Lift the cover off and set it aside.

Step 11: Using a half inch socket, take out the nut which holds the fan blade in place by turning it clockwise.

Step 12: Slide the fan blade off the motor shaft.

Step 13: Using the same Philips head screwdriver, take out the two screws at the bottom of the oven which hold the vent in place.

Step 14: Take out the four screws on the two sides of the oven frame as well.

Step 15: With the help of an assistant, lift the oven out of the cabinet and set on a piece of cardboard. This is to prevent it from damaging the floor.

Step 16: Take out the screws which hold the upper and lower rear panels of the oven in place.

Step 17: Lift the panels off and set them aside.

Step 18: Hold the fan motor in place with a piece of wire.

Step 19: Go back to the oven interior and take out the three screws you see on the back wall.

Step 20: Go back to the oven’s rear and disconnect the wires from the fan motor.

Step 21: Get a new Kitchenaid oven fan motor.

Step 22: Transfer the metal plate and insulation from the old Kitchenaid oven fan motor to the new one.

Step 23: Connect the wires to the fan motor and position it in the oven.

Step 24: Hold the motor in place with the three screws.

Step 25: Reposition the oven’s lower and upper rear panels and secure them with the screws.

Step 26: Lift the oven and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 27: Hold the oven to the cabinet with the four screws.

Step 28: Reposition the oven’s bottom vent and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 29: Go to the oven interior and slide the fan blade onto the fan motor shaft.

Step 30: Secure the blade with the nut.

Step 31: Reposition the oven’s fan cover.

Step 32: Hold the cover in place with the screws.

Step 33: Slide the racks back into place.

Step 34: Lift the first oven door.

Step 35: Position the door hinges into the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 36: Open the door fully.

Step 37: Flip the locks on the door hinge back.

Step 38: Do the same with the other oven door.

Step 39: Close the two oven doors.

Step 40: Reconnect the oven’s power by switching the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

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

Kitchenaid Oven Cooling Fan Not Working — How To Fix

If your cooling Kitchenaid oven fan is not working, it should be replaced. We will show you how to replace a cooling fan in a Kitchenaid electric range, Kitchenaid gas range, and Kitchenaid double wall oven. First, we will show you how to replace the cooling fan in a Kitchenaid double wall oven…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch the circuit breaker off to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Open the door of the upper oven.

Step 4: Flip the locks on the door hinges forwards.

Step 5: Close the door till it stops.

Step 6: Lift the door up and set on a surface lined with a cloth.

Step 7: Do the same with the lower oven door.

Step 8: Slide out the oven racks.

Step 9: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the two screws at the bottom of the oven which hold the bottom vent in place.

Step 10: Remove the bottom vent.

Step 11: Using the same screwdriver, take out the four screws on the sides of the oven which hold it to the cabinet.

Step 12: Have an assistant help you lift the oven out of the cabinet and set on a piece of cardboard. This is to prevent it from damaging the floor.

Step 13: Take out the screws which hold the upper and lower back panels of the oven in place using a Philips head screwdriver or a quarter inch nut driver.

Step 14: Set the panels aside.

Step 15: If you want to replace the upper oven’s cooling fan, take out the screws which hold the baffle directly underneath it.

Step 16: If you want to replace the lower oven’s cooling fan, take out the screws which hold the bake element access plate to the oven.

Step 17: Disconnect the wires connected to the bake element terminals to fully remove the access plate.

Step 18: Disconnect the wire plugs connected to the cooling fan you want to replace. Make sure to note where each wire goes.

Step 19: Take out the screws which hold the cooling fan to the oven.

Step 20: Get a new Kitchenaid oven fan.

Step 21: Lift off the seal and three bumpers from the old cooling fan and position it on the new one.

Step 22: Hold the new cooling Kitchenaid oven fan in place with the screws.

Step 23: Connect the wire plugs to the cooling fan making sure that each one goes to the right place.

Step 24: If you removed the access plate, reposition it and reconnect the wires to the bake element terminals.

Step 25: Secure the access plate with the screws.

Step 26: If you removed the baffle, reposition it and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 27: Reposition the upper and lower back panels of the oven.

Step 28: Hold the panels in place with the screws

Step 29: With the help of an assistant, lift the oven up and position it in the cabinet.

Step 30: Secure the oven to the cabinet using the four screws.

Step 31: Reposition the bottom vent and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 32: Lift the first oven door and position the hinges into the slots on the sides of the oven frame.

Step 33: Open the door fully and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 34: Do the same with the other oven door.

Step 35: Slide the oven racks back in.

Step 36: Shut the oven doors and switch the circuit breaker back on.

Also follow the steps above to replace your cooling fan if your Kitchenaid oven cooling fan is making noise or if your Kitchenaid oven cooling fan speed is too low.

If you would like a visual of how to replace a cooling Kitchenaid oven fan, watch the video below.

Below we walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to replace the cooling fan in a Kitchenaid range…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Disconnect the oven’s power by unplugging the power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Open the door of the oven.

Step 4: Using a Philips head screwdriver, remove the two screws underneath the oven’s front panel.

Step 5: Remove the metal plate underneath the front panel.

Step 6: Now take out the two screws which hold the front panel itself.

Step 7: Lift the front panel off.

Step 8: Support the front panel with something. This is to prevent straining the wires connected to the front panel.

Step 9: Take out the three screws at the front of the stove top on the brackets.

Step 10: Go to the oven’s rear and take out the other two screws on the bottom corners of the stove top.

Step 11: Lift the stove top off.

Step 12: Set the stove top on a surface lined with a cloth.

Step 13: Take out the four screws which hold the support panel of the stove elements in place.

Step 14: Lift the panel up and move it back a bit.

Step 15: Take out the screws on the oven’s front left bracket which hold the cooling fan in place.

Step 16: Remove the cooling fan and disconnect the wire plugs from it. Make sure to note where each wire plug goes on the cooling fan.

Step 17: Get a new cooling Kitchenaid oven fan.

Step 18: Remove the seal from the old Kitchenaid oven fan and position it on the new one.

Step 19: Connect the wire plugs to the fan making sure each one goes to the right place.

Step 20: Secure the fan to the bracket with the screws.

Step 21: Align the support panel and return the four screws which hold it in place.

Step 22: Reposition the stove top.

Step 23: Return the two screws at the back and the three screws at the front of the stove top which hold it in place.

Step 24: Reposition the front panel and return the two screws which hold it in place.

Step 25: Return the metal plate under the panel and secure with the two screws.

Step 26: Close the door of the oven.

Step 27: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

If you would like a visual of how to replace a cooling Kitchenaid oven fan, watch the video below.

Below, we show you how to replace a Kitchenaid gas range cooling fan…

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

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Use a Philips head screwdriver to remove the screws under the oven’s control panel.

Step 4: Remove the metal plate under the panel.

Step 5: Pull off the control knobs on the control panel. Make sure to note where each knob goes.

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

Step 7: Lift the control panel and support. This is to prevent the wires from getting strained.

Step 8: Take out the three screws at the front of the oven stove top.

Step 9: Go to the back of the oven and take out the other two screws under the stove top.

Step 10: Lift the grates off the stove top.

Step 11: Also remove the burner caps and bases as well.

Step 12: Take out all the screws on the stove top which hold the orifice holders in place.

Step 13: Lift the stove top off and set it aside.

Step 14: Take out the two screws holding the lower rear panel of the oven in place.

Step 15: Take out the six screws on the sides of the oven’s rear which hold the two brackets in place.

Step 16: Lift the panel off and set aside.

Step 17: Take out the two screws on the left side of the oven’s top which hold the support panel of the orifice holders.

Step 18: Remove the other screws which hold the left side panel and lift it off.

Step 19: Take out the screws which hold the cooling fan in place.

Step 20: Disconnect the wire plugs from the cooling fan.

Step 21: Get a new Kitchenaid oven fan.

Step 22: Transfer the seal from the old Kitchenaid oven fan to the new one.

Step 23: Connect the wire plugs to the cooling fan.

Step 24: Hold the fan in place with the screws.

Step 25: Return the left side panel and the screws securing it.

Step 26: Return the two screws which hold the support panel of the orifice holders in place.

Step 27: Reposition the upper back panel of the oven.

Step 28: Return the side support brackets and the six screws which hold them in place.

Step 29: Reposition the lower panel and secure with the two screws.

Step 30: Return the stove top and the five screws at the front and back which secure it. Make sure the orifice holders stick out.

Step 31: Hold the orifice holders to the stove top with the screws.

Step 32: Return the burner bases and caps.

Step 33: Place the grates back on the stove top.

Step 34: Reposition the control panel and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 35: Return the metal plate.

Step 36: Hold the metal plate in place with the two screws.

Step 37: Close the door of the oven.

Step 38: Plug the oven back in.

Step 39: Turn the gas supply back on.

Step 40: Return the oven to its usual position.

If you would like a visual of how to replace your cooling Kitchenaid oven fan, watch the video below.

Kitchenaid Range Hood Fan Not Working — How To Fix

If your Kitchenaid range hood fan is not working, the fan assembly should be replaced. Below we walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to replace the fan assembly in a Kitchenaid range hood…

Step 1: Locate the circuit breaker for the range hood.

Step 2: For safety, switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 3: Spread a blanket on the stove top to protect it from getting damaged.

Step 4: Open the access panel underneath the range hood.

Step 5: Using a flat blade screwdriver, loosen and remove the two screws which hold the access panel in place. Make sure you support the access panel as you do this.

Step 6: Remove the access panel and set it aside.

Step 7: Remove the two grease filters under the range hood.

Step 8: Using a T10 Torx bit, take out the screws which hold the frames of the filters in place.

Step 9: Remove the filters and set them aside.

Step 10: Take out the screws which hold the cover of the fan assembly in place.

Step 11: Lower the cover and set it aside.

Step 12: Disconnect the wire plug of the fan assembly.

Step 13: Using a T15 Torx bit, take out the two screws which hold the insulation brackets of the fan assembly.

Step 14: Now, take out the four screws which hold the fan assembly to the range hood.

Step 15: Remove the fan assembly and get a new one.

Step 16: Get a new fan assembly.

Step 17: Using a pair of pliers, cut the zip tie which hold the wires of the fan assembly together.

Step 18: Position the fan assembly in the range hood by positioning the tabs in the slots.

Step 19: Secure the fan assembly to the range hood using the four screws.

Step 20: Reposition the brackets and hold them in place with the two screws.

Step 21: Connect the fan assembly wire plug.

Step 22: Reposition the cover of the fan assembly and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 23: Reposition the frames of the grease filters and hold them with the screws.

Step 24: Return the grease filters to the frames.

Step 25: Position the bottom access panel on the range hood hinges.

Step 26: Hold the access panel in place with the screws.

Step 27: Snap the panel back into place by rotating it upwards.

Step 28: Switch the range hood’s circuit breaker back on.

If you would like a visual of how to replace the fan assembly in a Kitchenaid range hood, watch the video below.

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