Is your LG oven light flickering or keep burning out? Keep reading to find solutions to the most common LG oven light problems.
LG Oven Light Won’t Turn On — How To Fix
If your LG oven light won’t turn on, the light bulb, light socket, or control board is faulty. Below we show you how to replace each one.
The Light Bulb
Follow the steps below to replace your LG oven light bulb…
Step 1: Unplug the oven or switch off the circuit breaker.
Step 2: Open the door.
Step 3: Remove all the racks in the oven.
Step 4: If your oven is still hot from previous use, leave it to cool down.
Step 5: Put on some safety gloves.
Step 6: The bulb is on the back wall of the oven next to the temperature sensor. Turn it to the left to remove.
Step 7: Unscrew the light bulb from the socket by turning it counterclockwise as well.
Step 8: Get a replacement 40 watt light bulb.
Step 9: Screw the light bulb in by turning it clockwise.
Step 10: Return the light bulb cover.
Step 11: Return the racks to the oven and close the door.
Step 12: Turn on the circuit breaker.
If your LG oven light still won’t turn on, keep reading.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace an LG oven light bulb.
The Light Bulb Socket
To replace your LG oven light socket, do the following…
Step 1: Unplug the oven from the outlet or switch the circuit breaker off.
Step 2: Open the oven door.
Step 3: Slide out all the racks in the oven.
Step 4: Turn the light bulb cover counterclockwise.
Step 5: Also turn the light bulb in the same direction.
Step 6: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s lower back panel in place.
Step 7: Remove the panel.
Step 8: Take out the screws which secure the metal shield around the light socket.
Step 9: Disconnect all the wires connected to the light socket and make sure to note where each one goes.
Step 10: Push back on the tabs which secure the light socket using a flat head screwdriver.
Step 11: Push the light socket out.
Step 12: Get a replacement light bulb socket.
Step 13: Push the light bulb socket into place.
Step 14: Reconnect the wires to the light socket.
Step 15: Screw back the metal shield around the light socket.
Step 16: Position the oven’s back panel and secure it using the screws.
Step 17: Screw the light bulb back into the socket.
Step 18: Return the cover as well.
Step 19: Slide the racks back into the oven.
Step 20: Close the oven door and switch on the circuit breaker.
If your LG oven light still won’t turn on, keep reading.
The video below will show you how to replace the light socket of an LG oven.
The Control Board
The control board is another possible reason why your LG oven light won’t turn on. Look at this article to replace the control board in your LG oven.
The Control Panel
This is the final possible reason your LG oven light won’t turn on. This article shows you how to replace the control panel of your LG oven.
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LG Oven Light Won’t Turn Off — How To Fix
If your LG oven light won’t turn off or if the light in your LG oven turns on and off by itself, follow these steps to replace the door switch…
Step 1: Turn the oven off and disconnect the power by unplugging it.
Step 2: Remove the grates and burner caps.
Step 3: Remove all the burner bases and set them aside.
Step 4: Fifteen screws will be visible on the stove top. Take them out.
Step 5: Using a putty knife, release the metal tabs which secure the stove top.
Step 6: Lift the stove top off and set it aside.
Step 7: Open the door off the oven.
Step 8: At the top of the oven at the left, you will see the door switch. Release it from the metal tabs with a flat head screwdriver.
Step 9: Disconnect the door switch wires.
Step 10: Get another door switch.
Step 11: Connect the two wires to the door switch.
Step 12: Push the door switch back into the hole.
Step 13: Position the stove top and push it down.
Step 14: Secure the stove top using the fifteen screws you removed.
Step 15: Return the burner bases.
Step 16: Also return the burner caps and grates.
Step 17: Close the door of the oven.
Step 18: Plug the oven in.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the door switch in an LG oven.
LG Oven Light Keeps Burning Out — Causes And Solutions
There is more than one possible reason why your LG oven light keeps burning out. We have listed each one below.
Bulb Screwed Too Loose Or Too Tight
If you screw the bulb in your oven too loose or too tight, it could blow or burn out. To check if this is why your oven light keeps burning out, do the following…
Step 1: Unplug the oven.
Step 2: Open the door and remove the racks.
Step 3: Unscrew the light cover.
Step 4: Try unscrewing the light bulb. If it unscrews too easily, it should be tightened. However, if you try unscrewing it and it’s very difficult to remove, you should loosen it a bit.
Wrong Type Of Bulb
If you get a bulb other than the recommended one for your oven, it could cause it to blow or burn out. Check your oven manual and find out the right bulb for your oven. If the bulb you have isn’t the right one, get a new one.
If the voltage in your home is too high, it could cause bulbs to blow. Do not try fixing this issue yourself. Call a technician to examine the voltage in your home.
LG Oven Light Cover Stuck — How To Fix
To remove the stuck light bulb of your LG oven, follow these steps…
Step 1: Turn the oven off and disconnect the power to it.
Step 2: Open the door and slide out the racks.
Step 3: Wrap an oil filter tool around the light cover.
Step 4: Apply pressure to the cover as you turn it counterclockwise.
Step 5: Unscrew the light cover.
The video below will show you how to remove the stuck light bulb cover in your oven.