While it’s normal for you to hear a sound while using an oven, if your oven noise gets louder and more abnormal, something is wrong. In this article, we will talk about oven noises and what you can do to fix it.
Oven Fan Making Noise — How To Fix
If your oven fan is making noise, you will need to replace the fan motor. To replace the fan motor in an oven, do the following…
Step 1: Open the oven door and take out the racks.
Step 2: Move the oven out and unplug it.
Step 3: Take out the screws on the back wall of the oven interior. The screws hold the fan cover in place.
Step 4: Remove the fan cover.
Step 5: Take out the nut which holds the fan in place.
Step 6: After taking out the nut, remove the washer.
Step 7: Take out the fan from the oven.
Step 8: Take out the screws behind the oven which secure the back panel.
Step 9: Remove the panel.
Step 10: Take out the screws holding the fan motor to the oven. There will be three or more depending on your oven model.
Step 11: Disconnect the wire from the fan motor and remove it.
Step 12: Remove the two screws which secure a metal plate to the motor.
Step 13: Get a new fan motor and screw the metal plate to it.
Step 14: Position the motor and plate on the oven and hold it in place with the screws.
Step 15: Reconnect the wire to the fan motor.
Step 16: Reposition the back panel of the oven and secure it using the screws.
Step 17: Slide the washer back on the fan rod.
Step 18: Slide the fan blade and the other washer.
Step 19: Secure the fan with the nut.
Step 20: Align the fan cover on the back wall of the oven and hold it in place with the screws.
Step 21: Plug the oven back in and return the oven to its normal position.
Step 22: Return the racks and close the oven door.
Also follow the steps above to replace the fan motor if your oven makes high pitched noise.
The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the fan motor in an oven.
Oven Making Noise But Doesn’t Heat
If your oven makes a sound when you turn it on but it doesn’t heat, it is most likely because of a faulty heating element. To replace the heating element in an oven, follow these steps…
Step 1: Unplug the oven.
Step 2: Open the door and remove the racks.
Step 3: Take out the two screws on the back wall of the oven which secure the heating element.
Step 4: Carefully and slowly pull out the heating element.
Step 5: When you see wires, disconnect them and remove the heating element.
Step 6: Inspect the element for damage. If the heating element is burnt or broken, get a new one.
Step 7: Connect the wires to the new heating element.
Step 8: Push it back in and secure it with the screws.
Step 9: Return the oven racks and close the door.
Step 10: Plug the oven back in.
The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the heating element in an oven.
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Why Does My Oven Make A Rattling Noise?
A rattling noise means that the fan or element is loose. Follow the steps below to fix the problem…
Step 1: Unplug the oven and take out the racks.
Step 2: Take out the screws which secure the back panel of the oven interior.
Step 3: Remove the panel.
Step 4: Make sure that the fan is screwed tightly. If it’s not, tighten it.
Step 5: Also make sure that the heating element is tightened. Tighten the heating element if it’s loose.
Step 6: Return the back panel and the screws which secure it.
Step 7: Return the oven racks and plug the oven back in.
Why Is My Oven Making A Vibrating Noise?
The convection fan blade is loose. To tighten it, follow these steps…
Step 1: Unplug the oven.
Step 2: Remove the oven racks.
Step 3: Take out the four screws on the back wall of the oven interior.
Step 4: When you remove the fan cover, you will see the fan blade. Tighten the bolt that secures it.
Step 5: Return the fan cover and use the screws to secure it.
Step 6: Return the racks and plug the oven back in.
Oven Noise FAQ
Why Is My Oven Door Is Making Noise?
If your oven door makes noise anytime you open or close it, you will need some high-temperature oil. Apply the high-temperature oil on the hinges to stop the noise.
Is It Normal For An Oven To Make Noise?
It’s normal to hear a small noise when using your oven, but if it gets louder and abnormal, something could be wrong.
Why Does My Oven Make Noise After Turning Off?
This is actually normal. If the oven gets very hot when in use, as soon as you turn it off, the cooling fan will begin to blow. This is to cool down the oven to prevent overheating.
Why Is My Oven Making Hissing Noise?
If you have a gas oven and you hear a hissing noise when you turn it on, it’s normal. The gas is being released so that the oven will be ignited.