Kitchenaid Oven Noise [How To Fix]

Do you hear your Kitchenaid oven making noise when in use or when its not in use? In this article, we will talk about Kitchenaid oven noises and what they mean.

Kitchenaid Oven Noises — How To Fix

Below, we talk about the different Kitchenaid oven noises and how to fix them…

Kitchenaid Oven Making Buzzing Noise When Off — How To Fix

Once you turn your oven off, it’s normal for you to hear a buzzing noise from the cooling fan. However, if the noise lasts more than 30 minutes, the cooling fan has started to fail. Below we show you how to replace the cooling fan in a Kitchenaid double wall oven, Kitchenaid electric range oven, and Kitchenaid gas range oven. Follow the steps listed below in order to replace the cooling fan in a Kitchenaid double wall oven…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch your oven’s circuit breaker off to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Open the upper oven door.

Step 4: Flip the locks on the door hinges down to release the door.

Step 5: Close the door till it stops.

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

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

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

Step 9: Take out the two screws which hold the bottom vent of the oven in place using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 10: Take out the four screws which hold the oven to the cabinet using the screws.

Step 11: Pull the oven out of the cabinet and set it on a piece of cardboard.

Step 12: Take out the screws which hold the upper and lower rear panel of the oven in place.

Step 13: Set the panel aside.

Step 14: If you want to replace the cooling fan of the upper oven, take out the screws which hold the baffle under it.

Step 15: If you want to replace the cooling fan of the lower oven, take out the screws which hold the access plate of the bake element.

Step 16: Disconnect the wires from the bake element terminals and set the access plate aside.

Step 17: Disconnect the wire plugs from the cooling fan you want to replace.

Step 18: Take out the screws which hold the cooling fan to the oven.

Step 19: Remove the cooling fan and get a new one.

Step 20: If you replaced the cooling fan of the bottom oven, remove the three bumpers from it and place on the new one.

Step 21: Secure the cooling fan to the oven with the screws.

Step 22: Connect the wire plugs to the cooling fan.

Step 23: If you removed the access plate, return it and connect the wires back to the bake element terminals. If you remove the baffle, return it and secure with the screws.

Step 24: Reposition the upper and lower back panels of the oven.

Step 25: Hold the panels in place with the screws.

Step 26: Push the oven back into the cabinet.

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

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

Step 29: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 30: Lift the oven door and position the hinges back into the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 31: Open the door completely and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 32: Do the same with the other oven door.

Step 33: Close the oven doors.

Step 34: Switch the circuit breaker back on.

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

Follow these steps to replace the cooling fan in a Kitchenaid electric range oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the two screws which hold the metal cover under the oven’s control panel.

Step 4: Set the panel aside.

Step 5: Take out the other two screws which hold the control panel in place.

Step 6: Lift the control panel off and use something to support it.

Step 7: Take out the three screws at the front of the oven which secure the stove top.

Step 8: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 9: Take out the two screws underneath the corners of the stove top which secure it.

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Step 10: Lift the stove top off and set aside on a cloth lined surface.

Step 11: Take out the four screws which hold the support panel of the stove elements in place.

Step 12: Lift the support panel up.

Step 13: Take out the screws which hold the cooling fan to the bracket on the left front side of the oven’s top.

Step 14: Carefully pull the cooling fan out of the oven.

Step 15: Disconnect the wires connected to the cooling fan.

Step 16: Get a new cooling fan.

Step 17: Remove the seal on the old cooling fan and place it on the new one.

Step 18: Connect the wires to the cooling fan.

Step 19: Position the cooling fan in the oven.

Step 20: Secure the cooling fan with screws.

Step 21: Align the support panel of the stove elements and secure with the four screws.

Step 22: Reposition the stove top.

Step 23: Return the screws at the rear corners and front of the stove top which secure it.

Step 24: Reposition the control panel and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 25: Return the metal cover under the control panel and the two screws which secure it.

Step 26: Shut the oven door.

Step 27: Plug the oven back in.

Step 28: Push the oven back to the wall.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the cooling fan in a Kitchenaid electric range oven.

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the cooling fan in a Kitchenaid gas range…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord.

Step 2: Shut off the gas supply as well.

Step 3: Open the oven door and take out the two screws which secure the metal cover under the oven’s control panel using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 4: Take out the other two screws which secure the control panel itself.

Step 5: Note where each control knob goes on the control panel and pull them off.

Step 6: Lift the control panel up.

Step 7: To avoid straining the wires, use something to support the control panel.

Step 8: Take out the screws at the front of the stove top which secure it.

Step 9: Take out the other two screws on the rear corners of the stove top which secure it as well.

Step 10: Lift off the grates from the stove top.

Step 11: Lift off the burner caps and bases as well.

Step 12: Take out the screws on the stove top which hold the orifice holders to it.

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

Step 14: Take out the screws which hold the lower back panel of the oven.

Step 15: Set the panel aside.

Step 16: Take out the three screws on the right side of the oven’s rear which secure the bracket.

Step 17: Take out the other screws on the left side which hold the bracket as well.

Step 18: Lift the oven’s rear panel off and set it aside.

Step 19: Take out the two screws on the left side of the oven’s top which hold the support panel of the orifice holders to the side panel.

Step 20: Take out the other screws which hold the left side panel of the oven in place.

Step 21: Detach the left side panel from the oven.

Step 22: Take out the screws which hold the cooling fan to the bracket on the left front side of the oven.

Step 23: Remove the fan assembly.

Step 24: Disconnect the wires from the cooling fan.

Step 25: Get a new cooling fan.

Step 26: Transfer the seal from the old cooling fan to the new one.

Step 27: Take the cooling fan to the oven and connect the wires to it.

Step 28: Secure the cooling fan to the oven with the screws.

Step 29: Reposition the oven’s left side panel.

Step 30: Hold the left side panel in place with the four screws.

Step 31: Return the screws which hold the orifice holders’ support panel to the left side panel.

Step 32: Reposition the oven’s upper back panel.

Step 33: Return the left and right side brackets and hold them in place with the screws.

Step 34: Reposition the lower back panel.

Step 35: Hold the panel in place with the screws.

Step 36: Reposition the stove top making sure that the orifice holders stick out.

Step 37: Secure the orifice holders to the stove top using the screws.

Step 38: Position the burner bases and caps back on the stove top.

Step 39: Return the burner grates as well.

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Step 40: Go to the oven’s rear and return the two screws on the corners off the stove top which secure it.

Step 41: Return the other screws at the front of the stove top which hold it in place.

Step 42: Reposition the oven’s control panel.

Step 43: Hold the control panel in place with the screws.

Step 44: Push the control knobs back onto the shafts making sure that each one goes to the right place.

Step 45: Reposition the metal cover underneath the control panel.

Step 46: Hold the cover in place with the two screws.

Step 47: Close the oven door.

Step 48: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

Step 49: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Step 50: Return the oven to its usual position.

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

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Kitchenaid Oven Rattling Noise — How To Fix

Below, we list the possible reasons why your Kitchenaid oven would make a rattling noise.

1. Loose Panel

If a repair was performed on the oven recently and panels weren’t tightly screwed back on, the oven will rattle while in use. Check that the body panels are properly screwed on. If they are properly screwed on and your oven still rattles while in use, keep reading.

2. Loose Fan Blade

If the fan blade in an oven is loose, it will rattle while in use. Check if the nut which secures the fan blade is tightened. If the nut is loose tighten it. If your oven still produces a rattling noise after this, follow the steps listed below to replace your Kitchenaid oven fan blade…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug it or switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the oven door and slide out the racks.

Step 3: Set the racks aside.

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

Step 5: Remove the fan cover and set it aside.

Step 6: Get a half inch socket.

Step 7: Using the socket, take out the nut which secures the fan blade by turning it clockwise.

Step 8: Slide the fan blade off the motor shaft.

Step 9: Get a new fan blade.

Step 10: Slide a new fan blade onto the motor shaft.

Step 11: Secure the fan blade with the nut.

Step 12: Reposition the fan cover and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 13: Slide the racks back into the oven and shut the door.

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

The video below will show you how to replace the fan blade in a Kitchenaid oven.

3. Faulty Convection Fan Motor

If you have checked the things above and they aren’t the cause of the problem, the convection fan motor probably is. Below, we will show you how to replace the fan motor in a Kitchenaid double wall oven and a Kitchenaid range oven. To replace the fan motor in a Kitchenaid double wall oven, do the following…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker and switch it off.

Step 2: Open the door of the lower oven and flip the locks on the hinges down.

Step 3: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 4: Lift the door off and set it on a cloth lined surface.

Step 5: Do the same for the door of the upper oven.

Step 6: Remove the oven racks and set them aside.

Step 7: Use a Philips head screwdriver to take out the two screws which hold the oven’s bottom vent in place.

Step 8: Using the same screwdriver, take out the four screws on the sides of the oven which secure it to the cabinet.

Step 9: With the help of an assistant, pull the oven out and set it on a piece of cardboard.

Step 10: Take out the screws which hold the upper and lower back panel of the oven in place.

Step 11: Lift the two panels off and set them aside.

Step 12: Take out the screws on the back wall of the oven with the faulty fan.

Step 13: Set the fan blade cover aside.

Step 14: Take out the nut which holds the fan blade in place using a 1/2 inch socket.

Step 15: Set the fan blade aside.

Step 16: Hold the fan motor in place with a piece of wire.

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Step 17: Go back to the oven interior and take out the screws which secure the fan motor.

Step 18: Disconnect the wires from the fan motor and get a new one. Transfer the metal plate from the old fan to the new one.

Step 19: Connect the wires to the new fan motor and support it with the wire.

Step 20: Secure the fan with the screws.

Step 21: Return the fan blade and secure it with the nut.

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

Step 23: Reposition the upper and lower back panels of the oven.

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

Step 25: Lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 26: Secure the oven to the oven to the cabinet using the four screws.

Step 27: Return the oven’s bottom vent.

Step 28: Hold the bottom vent in place with the two screws.

Step 29: Lift the lower oven door and insert the hinges back into the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 30: Open the door fully and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 31: Do the same to install the upper oven door.

Step 32: Return the oven racks.

Step 33: Shut the oven doors.

Step 34: Switch your oven’s circuit breaker back on.

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

Below we show you to replace a Kitchenaid range oven fan motor…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: If you oven is a gas one, shut off the gas supply as well.

Step 3: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 4: Take out the screws which hold the support bracket of the oven’s upper panel using a Philips head screwdriver. There are two screws.

Step 5: Set the bracket aside and take out the screws which hold the oven’s lower back panel in place.

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

Step 7: Prop the front of the oven up with the thick piece of wood.

Step 8: Take out the two screws under the corners of the oven’s front which hold the bracket in place.

Step 9: Open the door of the oven and take out the other two screws which hold the brackets in place.  There is one screw on each side of the oven frame.

Step 10: Flip the locks on the door hinges down.

Step 11: Close the door till it stops.

Step 12: Tape the brackets to the oven door.

Step 13: Lift the door off and set it on a cloth lined surface.

Step 14: Slide out the oven racks and set them aside.

Step 15: Take out the screws on the oven’s back wall which hold the fan blade cover in place.

Step 16: Set the fan blade cover aside.

Step 17: Using a half inch wrench, take out the nut which secures the fan blade by turning it clockwise.

Step 18: Set the fan blade aside.

Step 19: Take out the three screws you see to release the fan motor.

Step 20: Go back to the oven’s rear and disconnect the wire plug connected to the fan motor.

Step 21: Remove the fan motor and get a new one.

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

Step 23: Connect the wire plug to the fan motor.

Step 24: Position the fan motor in the oven.

Step 25: Secure the fan motor with the three screws.

Step 26: Slide the fan blade back onto the motor shaft and secure with the nut.

Step 27: Return the fan blade cover and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 28: Slide the oven racks back in.

Step 29: Insert the hinges on the oven door into the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 30: Open the door completely and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 31: Return the screws on the sides of the oven frame which secure the bracket.

Step 32: Close the oven door and return the other two screws under it which hold the bracket in place.

Step 33: Reposition the oven’s back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 34: Return the upper panel bracket and the two screws which secure it.

Step 35: Plug the oven back in.

Step 36: If you shut off the gas supply, turn it back on.

Also follow the steps above if your Kitchenaid oven is making a loud noise or if your Kitchenaid oven is making a high pitched noise while in use.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the fan motor in a Kitchenaid range oven.

Kitchenaid Oven Humming Noise

This isn’t a fault with the oven. As the oven is running, it’s normal for there to be a humming noise.

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