Do you want to learn how to clean your Neff oven grill or fix some other issues with your oven grill? If so, this article is for you.
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How To Clean A Neff Oven Grill
There are two ways to clean your Neff oven grill element. The first way is using the self clean feature. To use the self clean feature to clean your oven grill element, follow these steps…
Step 1: Remove the racks and any other accessories in the oven.
Step 2: Close the door and turn the oven on.
Step 3: Press the home button on the oven’s control panel.
Step 4: Swipe to the left and select “Pyrolytic Self Cleaning” .
Step 5: Press “Next”.
Step 6: Choose the level 1, level 2, or level 3 depending on how much of a cleaning you want. Level 1 is the lowest level and level 3 is the highest.
Step 7: Press “Next”.
Step 8: Press the start button.
Step 9: Once the oven has cooled down after the self cleaning process, wipe the grill element with a damp towel.
Step 10: Return the racks to the oven.
The second way to clean your Neff oven grill element is to soak it. To clean your oven grill element using this method, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: Switch off your circuit breaker.
Step 2: Take out the racks in the oven.
Step 3: Uninstall the appliance from the cabinet by taking out the screws on each side then lifting it out.
Step 4: Place the oven on a cloth lined surface.
Step 5: Turn the oven around and take out the screws which secure the back panel.
Step 6: Set the back panel aside.
Step 7: Disconnect the wires connected to the grill element.
Step 8: Take out the screws which secure the grill element.
Step 9: Slide the grill element out of the oven.
Step 10: Pour some water in a bowl with some dishwashing soap.
Step 11: Place the grill element in the bowl of warm water.
Step 12: Leave to soak for an hour.
Step 13: After an hour, gently scrub the element with a very soft sponge. Scrubbing the element with force could damage it.
Step 14: Rinse the element and place on a towel to dry.
Step 15: Once the element is dry, slide it back into the oven.
Step 16: Screw the element to the oven and reconnect the wires to it.
Step 17: Reposition the back panel and hold it in place with the screws.
Step 18: Return the oven to the cabinet and secure with the screws.
Step 19: Slide the racks back into the oven.
Step 20: Close the door and turn the circuit breaker on.
Neff Oven And Grill Not Heating Up — How To Fix
If your Neff oven and grill aren’t heating up, the first thing you should replace is the grill element. To replace your Neff oven grill element, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: Switch off your circuit breaker.
Step 2: Next, you will need to uninstall the oven. Open the oven door and take out the screws on the sides of the oven. There should be two screws on each side.
Step 3: Remove the oven racks.
Step 4: Line a sturdy surface with a cloth and place the oven on it.
Step 5: Go behind the oven and take out the screws securing the back panel.
Step 6: Remove the back panel and set it aside.
Step 7: Near the top of the oven, you will see wires connected to the grill element. Note where each wire goes then disconnect them.
Step 8: Take out the screws which secure the grill element to the oven.
Step 9: Go to the oven interior and slide out the grill element from the top.
Step 10: Get a new grill element and slide it in.
Step 11: Secure the grill element using the screws.
Step 12: Reconnect the wires to the grill element.
Step 13: Return the oven’s back panel and hold it in place using the screws.
Step 14: Lift the oven and push it into the cabinet.
Step 15: Return the two screws on each side which secure the oven to the cabinet.
Step 16: Slide the racks back into the oven.
Step 17: Close the oven door.
Step 18: Switch the circuit breaker on.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the grill element in an oven.
If replacing your Neff oven grill element didn’t fix the issue, you should check the thermostat. To learn how to replace the thermostat in a Neff oven, read this article
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How To Use A Neff Oven Grill
To use your Neff oven grill, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: Turn on the oven.
Step 2: Turn the second to the last oven knob on the right twice. The grill will start running once you do this.
The video below talks about the Neff oven grill function.
Neff Oven Grill Loose — How To Fix
If your Neff oven grill element is loose, follow the steps below to tighten it…
Step 1: Turn off the circuit breaker.
Step 2: Remove the racks from the oven.
Step 3: Uninstall the oven by taking out the screws on each side then lifting it out of the cabinet.
Step 4: Place the oven on a sturdy surface lined with a towel or cloth.
Step 5: Take out the screws which hold the back panel of the oven in place.
Step 6: Remove the back panel.
Step 7: Peel off the insulation on the back of the oven a bit.
Step 8: After peeling off the insulation, you will see the screws which secure the grill element. Tighten them.
Step 9: Return the back panel and the screws which secure it.
Step 10: Push the oven back into the cabinet and secure using the screws.
Step 11: Return the oven racks.
Step 12: Close the oven door and turn on the circuit breaker.
Neff Oven Grill Smoking — How To Fix
There are two possible reasons why your Neff oven grill keeps smoking. We have listed each one below and what you need to do to fix them.
As you are cooking in the oven, oil and fat will most likely splatter. The oil splattered could get to the heating element and cause it to smoke. Cleaning the grill element should stop the smoke.
Oven Cleaner Residue
If your oven is clean as can be, then it may be the residue from an oven cleaner causing the oven to smoke. To get the cleaner residue off, follow these steps…
Step 1: Pour 1/4 cup of vinegar and 1/4 cup of water in a spray bottle.
Step 2: Spray the water and vinegar mixture in the oven and on the grill element.
Step 3: Wipe the oven with a damp cloth.
If this doesn’t fix the issue, you should call a technician to examine the problem.
Does Neff Oven Come With A Grill Pan?
Some may come with a grill pan, but it’s highly unlikely.