Does your LG oven smell like burning plastic when preheating? Keep reading to learn how to handle LG oven smells.
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LG Oven Smells Like Gas
If you’ve just turned your oven on and you smell gas, do not be alarmed. It’s normal to smell gas immediately after turning on your cooker or oven. However, if the smell doesn’t dissipate after 5 minutes, turn off the gas supply to your oven. Call someone to identify and fix this issue. Do not try fixing it yourself.
LG Oven Smells Like Burning Plastic
This burning plastic smell is the coating in the oven burning off. This is normal and should stop over time. However, if this still continues after multiple uses, call a technician to examine the oven.
LG New Oven Smell
If you are just using your LG oven for the first time, it’s normal for it to smell and sometimes smoke a bit. That is why it is recommended for you to “burn in” your oven before using it for the first time. To “burn in” your LG oven, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: First, open all the windows in your home as you will see some smoke from the oven during the process.
Step 2: Take out the racks in the oven.
Step 3: Turn the oven on and set it to 500 degrees F.
Step 4: Leave the oven to run for about an hour.
Step 5: After an hour, turn the oven off and leave it to cool down.
Step 6: Mix some dishwashing soap and water in a bowl.
Step 7: Dip a soft sponge into the water and scrub the oven interior.
Step 8: Wipe the oven interior with a damp cloth
The video below will show you how to burn in your new LG oven.
Should You Smell Gas While Preheating Your Oven?
While it’s normal for you to smell some gas from your oven, it shouldn’t last longer five minutes. If it does, turn it off and call a certified technician to identify the problem.
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