Oven Overheating [Problems, Causes & Proven Solutions]

If your oven is overheating and you would like to fix it yourself, you are in the right place. In this article, we will look at the topics Samsung Oven Overheating, Maytag Oven Overheating, Indesit Overheating, and so much more.

Oven Overheating And Smoking

If your oven is smoking, it is most likely because there are burnt bits of food or built up grease in the oven. To stop your oven from smoking, you will need to clean it. Read this article to know how to clean an oven.

Amana Oven Overheating — How To Fix

If your Amana oven is overheating, you will need  replace the temperature sensor. To replace the temperature sensor in an Amana oven, do the following…

Step 1: Unplug the oven.

Step 2: Also turn off the gas.

Step 3: To replace the sensor, you will need access the back of the oven. Turn the oven around to access the back.

Step 4: Take out the screws which hold the back panel of the oven in place. There will be four on each side.

Step 5: Support the back panel as you take out the last screw.

Step 6: Lower the panel down and take it out.

Step 7: Unplug the temperature sensor.

Step 8: Test the sensor for continuity. If there is no continuity, you will need to get a new temperature sensor. Click here to know more about testing an oven’s temperature sensor.

Step 9: Take out the screw that holds the temperature sensor in place.

Step 10: Slide out the sensor.

Step 11: Get a new sensor and slide it into place.

Step 12: Secure the sensor using the screw.

Step 13: Reconnect the sensor.

Step 14: Return the back panel and secure it with the screws.

Step 15: Turn the oven back and plug it back in.

The video below will show you how to replace the temperature sensor in an Amana oven.

Indesit Oven Overheating — Solution

If your Indesit oven is overheating, you will need to replace the thermostat. To replace the thermostat in an Indesit oven, do the following…

Step 1: First, you will need to remove the door. Open the oven door.

Step 2: On the door hinges, you will see clips, pull them back.

Step 3: Lift the oven door up and take it out.

Step 4: Remove the racks in the oven.

Step 5: Carefully pull the small iron rod at the top back of the oven interior.

Step 6: Take out the screws at the top and back of the oven.

Step 7: Remove the back and top panel.

Step 8: The thermostat is right behind the control knob. Pull off the knob.

Step 9: Once you pull the knob off, you will see two screws. Take them out.

Step 10: Note where all the wires go on the selector switch that the thermostat is connected to. To make it easier to remember, take a picture.

Step 11: Disconnect the wires.

Step 12: Pull the thermostat off from the selector switch.

Step 13: Go back to the oven interior where you left the thermostat rod dangling.

Step 14: Push it through the oven’s roof.

Step 15: Get a new thermostat.

Step 16: Push the rod of the new thermostat through the hole at the top of the oven.

Step 17: Connect the two wires to the thermostat.

Step 18: Push the thermostat back on the selector switch.

Step 19: Push the selector switch back in and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 20: Push the control knob back in.

Step 21: Reposition the top and back panel and hold them in place with the screws.

Step 22: Push the thermostat rod in the oven interior back into place.

Step 23: Align the door back on the hinges and push the clips back.

Step 24: Return the racks.

The video below will walk you through the process of replacing an Indesit oven thermostat.

Whirlpool Oven Overheating — Quick Fix

If your Whirlpool oven is overheating, you will need to replace the thermostat. To replace the thermostat in a Whirlpool oven, follow these steps…

Step 1: Unplug the oven and turn it around to gain access to the back.

Step 2: Take out the screws which secure the oven back panel.

Step 3: Lift the panel out and set it aside.

Step 4: Remove the two wires connected to the thermostat.

Step 5: Next, take out the two screws which hold the thermostat to the oven.

Step 6: Remove the thermostat.

Step 7: Get a new thermostat and screw it into place.

Step 8: Connect the two wires to the thermostat.

Step 9: Reposition the back panel of the oven and secure it using the screws.

Step 10: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the thermostat in a Whirlpool oven.

Beko Oven Overheating — Solution

If your Beko oven is overheating, you will need to replace the thermostat. To replace the thermostat in a Beko oven, do the following…

Step 1: Take out the two screws at the top back of the oven.

Step 2: Lift the cook-top up and move it back a bit.

Step 3: The thermostat is at the back of the oven switch. Disconnect the wires and pull it out.

Step 4: Inside the oven, you will see the thermostat rod at the top wall. Carefully pull it out.

Step 5: Push the thermostat rod through the small hole in the oven.

Step 6: Now you can remove the thermostat. Get a new thermostat.

Step 7: Push the new thermostat into the switch.

Step 8: Insert the thermostat rod into the hole and push it back into place.

Step 9: Reconnect the wires to the thermostat.

Step 10: Reposition the cook-top and secure it with the two screws.

The video below will show you how to replace the thermostat in a Beko oven.

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Frigidaire Oven Overheating — How To Fix

If your Frigidaire oven is overheating, you will need to replace the temperature sensor. To replace the temperature sensor in a Frigidaire oven, do the following…

Step 1: Unplug the oven.

Step 2: Pull the oven away from the wall to gain access to the back.

Step 3: You will need to remove the lower back panel. Take out the three screws on each side of the back panel and the one at the top middle.

Step 4: Remove the back panel.

Step 5: At the right side of the back, you will see the temperature sensor held by a screw. Take it out.

Step 6: Take out the sensor.

Step 7: Slide the insulation on the sensor back.

Step 8: Cut the wires.

Step 9: Discard the old temperature sensor.

Step 10: Peel the insulation wires back a bit.

Step 11: Twist each wire.

Step 12: Insert the first insulation wire into an inline connector and crimp it to secure the wire.

Step 13: Do the same thing with the other insulation wire.

Step 14: Do the same thing with the new sensor but cut a bit closer to the insulation wire connector.

Step 15: Separate the two wires and strip some of the insulation on them.

Step 16: Attach the wire connector to the inline connector.

Step 17: Strip the wire on the sensor and insert the first wire into the inline connector and crimp it.

Step 18: Also do this for the second sensor wire.

Step 19: Insert the temperature sensor rod into the  hole at the back of the oven.

Step 20: Rotate the sensor to the right side.

Step 21: Secure the sensor with the screw.

Step 22: Connect the sensor wire harness to the one on the oven.

Step 23: Reposition the back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 24: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will walk you through the whole process of replacing a Frigidaire oven temperature sensor.

LG Oven Overheating — Solution

If your LG oven is overheating, you will need to replace the thermostat. To replace the thermostat in an LG oven, do the following…

Step 1: Unplug the oven.

Step 2: Turn the oven around to gain access to the back.

Step 3: Take out the screws at the back of the oven which secure the oven. There will be screws at the right and at the left.

Step 4: Remove the back panel.

Step 5: At the right side, you will see the thermostat. Disconnect the wires from it.

Step 6: Bend back the metal tab which prevents the thermostat from moving around.

Step 7: Remove the thermostat.

Step 8: Using a multimeter, test the thermostat for continuity. If there is none, you will need to replace the thermostat. Click here to know how to test an oven thermostat.

Step 9: Get a new thermostat and align it on the metal tabs.

Step 10: Bend the tabs to secure the thermostat.

Step 11: Reconnect the wires to the thermostat.

Step 12: Realign the back panel and secure it with the screws.

Step 13: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will show you how to replace the thermostat in an LG oven.

Electrolux Oven Overheating — How To Fix

If your Electrolux oven is overheating, you may need to replace the relay board. To replace the relay board in an electrolux oven, follow these steps…

Step 1: Unplug the oven.

Step 2: Open the oven door and pull back the clips on the latches.

Step 3: Lift the oven door up and set it aside.

Step 4: Take out the screw or screws which secure the oven to the cabinet.

Step 5: Pull the oven out a bit (about a foot).

Step 6: Take out the racks in the oven.

Step 7: Pull the oven out more.

Step 8: Take out the screws which hold the oven top panel in place.

Step 9: Lift up the top panel and set it aside.

Step 10: You will see the relay board right underneath the top panel. Take a picture of where the wires go on the board then disconnect them.

Step 11: After disconnecting the wires, take out the screws which hold the relay board in place.

Step 12: Remove the relay board.

Step 13: Get a new relay board and screw it into place.

Step 14: Connect all the wires to the right places on the board.

Step 15: Reposition the oven top panel and secure it using the screws.

Step 16: Push the oven back in.

Step 17: Return the screw that secures the oven to the cabinet.

Step 18: Return the oven racks.

Step 19: Align the oven door on the latch and bend back the clips to secure it.

Step 20: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will walk you through how to replace an Electrolux oven relay board.

Kenmore Oven Overheating — Easy Fix

If your Kenmore oven is overheating, the temperature sensor is probably faulty. Follow the steps below to replace a Kenmore oven temperature sensor…

Step 1: Unplug the oven.

Step 2: Pull out the oven.

Step 3: Open the oven door and flip the hinge locks.

Step 4: Carefully lift the oven door up and set it aside.

Step 5: Take out the racks in the oven.

Step 6: The sensor will be on the wall of the oven. Take out the screws which hold the sensor in place.

Step 7: Pull out the sensor.

Step 8: Take out the screws at the right and left side of the oven’s back panel.

Step 9: Remove the back panel.

Step 10: Disconnect the sensor’s wire harness.

Step 11: Get a new sensor and connect the wire harness.

Step 12: Push the sensor back into the hole.

Step 13: Secure the sensor using the screws.

Step 14: Return the oven back panel and secure it with the screws.

Step 15: Return the oven racks.

Step 16: Position the door on the hinges and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 17: Close the oven door.

Step 18: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will walk you through the process of replacing a Kenmore oven sensor.

Maytag Oven Overheating — How To Fix

Your Maytag oven is probably overheating because of a faulty temperature sensor. To replace the temperature sensor in a Maytag oven, do the following…

Step 1: Unplug the oven from the outlet.

Step 2: Turn the oven around and take out the screws behind the oven which secure the back panel.

Step 3: Remove the oven back panel.

Step 4: The temperature sensor will be at the left side.

Step 5: Disconnect the sensor plug.

Step 6: Take out the screw holding the sensor in place.

Step 7: Remove the temperature sensor.

Step 8: Get a new temperature sensor and slide it into the hole.

Step 9: Secure the sensor with the screw.

Step 10: Connect the sensor plug.

Step 11: Position the oven back panel and hold it in place using the screws.

Step 12: Plug the oven back in.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace a Maytag oven temperature sensor.

Also follow the steps above to replace an oven temperature sensor if your Kitchenaid oven is overheating.

Zanussi Oven Overheating — Solution

The thermostat is probably faulty if your Zanussi oven is overheating. To replace a Zanussi oven thermostat, do the following…

Step 1: Unplug the oven.

Step 2: Open the oven door and take out the three screws located underneath the control panel.

Step 3: Lift the panel up and pull out the front metal panel.

Step 4: Carefully pull out the oven control knob.

Step 5: You will see two screws, take them out using a screwdriver. The screws hold the oven switch in place.

Step 6: Take out the switch.

Step 7: Take a picture of the switch to know where the wires go.

Step 8: Disconnect the two thermostat wires.

Step 9: Pull out the thermostat from the switch.

Step 10: Take out the screws on the oven back panel.

Step 11: Lower the back panel down and set it aside.

Step 12: Open the oven door and take out the racks.

Step 13: The thermostat rod will be somewhere on the back all of the oven. Slide it to the left to remove.

Step 14: Push the thermostat rod through the hole in the back wall of he oven.

Step 15: Take out the thermostat.

Step 16: Get a new thermostat.

Step 17: Push the rod of the new thermostat into the hole.

Step 18: Slide the thermostat rod into the clips on the back wall of the oven.

Step 19: Close the oven door.

Step 20: Push the thermostat into the switch and connect the thermostat wires to the right places.

Step 21: Place the thermostat back into the control panel and secure the switch with the two screws.

Step 22: Push the oven control knob back in.

Step 23: Reposition the metal panel and secure it with the three screws.

Step 24: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will walk you through the process of replacing a Zanussi oven thermostat.

Samsung Oven Overheating — Quick Fix

Your Samsung oven is most likely overheating because of the temperature sensor. To replace the temperature sensor in a Samsung oven, do the following…

Step 1: First, unplug the oven.

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

Step 3: On the back wall of the oven, you will see the temperature sensor at the left side. Take out the two screws which hold it in place.

Step 4: Gently pull out the sensor wire and disconnect it.

Step 5: Get a new temperature sensor and push it into the hole on the oven’s back wall.

Step 6: Go to the back of the oven and take out the screws which hold the panel in place.

Step 7: Remove the back panel.

Step 8: Connect the temperature sensor wire to the other control wire.

Step 9: Reposition the panel and secure it using the screws.

Step 10: Return the oven racks.

Step 11: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will show you how to replace the temperature sensor in a Samsung oven.

Ikea Oven Overheating — How To Fix

If your Ikea oven is overheating, you will need to replace the thermostat. To replace the thermostat in an Ikea oven, follow these steps…

Step 1: Unplug the oven.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Remove the oven racks.

Step 4: Take out the two screws which secure the oven to the cabinet (there will be one on each side).

Step 5: Lift up the clips on the door latches.

Step 6: Carefully lift the door up and set it aside.

Step 7: Pull the door far enough from the wall to gain access to the back.

Step 8: Pull out all the control knobs.

Step 9: Take out the two screws at the top of the oven control panel.

Step 10: Remove the panel.

Step 11: Right where the oven control knob was, there will be two screws which hold the switch that the thermostat is connected to. Take them out.

Step 12: Disconnect the thermostat wires.

Step 13: Go back to the oven interior and unhook the thermostat rod on the back wall of the oven.

Step 14: Push the thermostat rod through the hole in the back wall of the oven and remove the oven’s back panel.

Step 15: Remove the thermostat wire from the group of wires which are tied together.

Step 16: Using a multimeter, test the thermostat for continuity. If there is none, get a new one. Click here to know how to test an oven thermostat using a multimeter.

Step 17: Connect the thermostat wires to the switch.

Step 18: Reposition the switch and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 19: Put the thermostat wire back in the twist retainer with the other wires.

Step 20: Pass the thermostat rod through the hole in the oven’s back.

Step 21: Sit the rod on the clips on the back wall of the oven’s interior.

Step 22: Return the control panel and the screws at the top which secure it.

Step 23: Push the control knobs back in.

Step 24: Sit the oven door on the latches and push the clips back to secure it.

Step 25: Return the oven’s back panel and the screws which hold it in place.

Step 26: Return the oven racks.

Step 27: Screw the oven back to the cabinet.

Step 28: Close the oven door and plug the oven back in.

The video below will walk you through he process of replacing the thermostat in an Ikea oven.

Rangemaster Oven Overheating — Solution

If your Rangemaster oven is overheating, replace the thermostat. To do this, follow these steps…

Step 1: Take out the five screws at the back of the cooker which hold the vent in place.

Step 2: Remove the vent.

Step 3: Remove the hotplate on the top of the cooker.

Step 4: Take out the two screws which hold the top right half panel of the cooker in place.

Step 5: Move the top right half of the panel a bit to the right.

Step 6: To remove the other half of the panel, take out the two screws at the back.

Step 7: Move the panel backward.

Step 8: Pull out all the control knobs at the front of he cooker.

Step 9: Next, take out the three screws at the top and bottom of the control panel. You will need to open the oven door to access the three bottom screws.

Step 10: Lower the front control panel down.

Step 11: Take a picture of where each wire goes on the thermostat.

Step 12: Take out the screws which hold the thermostat and switch in place.

Step 13: Lift the thermostat and switch up then out.

Step 14: Disconnect the wires then remove the thermostat and switch.

Step 15: Get a replacement and put it into place.

Step 16: Screw the switch and thermostat into place.

Step 17: Carefully push the front control panel in.

Step 18: Take out the racks in the oven.

Step 19: On the back wall of the oven, you will see the thermostat rod held by two clips and screws. Take out the screws.

Step 20: Remove the clips and set them aside.

Step 21: Push the thermostat rod through the hole in the oven roof.

Step 22: Now you can fully remove the thermostat and switch.

Step 23: Pass the new thermostat rod through the hole.

Step 24: Align the clips on the rod and secure it to the wall of the oven with the two screws.

Step 25: Return the oven racks.

Step 26: Return and tighten the three screws at the top and bottom of the control panel.

Step 27: Push the knobs back in.

Step 28: Slide the top right panel into place and secure it with the screws.

Step 29: Slide the other top panel as well and secure it at the back with the screws.

Step 30: Return the hotplate.

Step 31: Return the vent at the back of the oven and secure with the screws.

The video below will walk you through the whole process of replacing a Rangemaster oven thermostat.

Gas Oven Overheating — Repair

If your Gas oven is overheating, you will need to replace the thermostat. To replace the thermostat in a gas oven, do the following…

Step 1: First pull out the oven control knob.

Step 2: Take out the two screws.

Step 3: Take out the screws at the top of the oven to remove its top panel.

Step 4: Carefully pull out the thermostat switch.

Step 5: Pull out the thermostat from the switch.

Step 6: Go to the back of the oven and pull out the thermostat rod.

Step 7: To determine if the thermostat is faulty or not, test it using a multimeter. If there is no continuity, the thermostat is faulty. Click here if you would like to know how to test an oven thermostat.

Step 8: Get a new thermostat and push it into the switch.

Step 9: Reposition the thermostat switch and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 10: Pass the thermostat rod through the hole at the back of the oven.

Step 11: Open the oven door and ensure that the thermostat rod is well positioned in the clips.

Step 12: Realign the top panel and secure it using the screws.

Step 13: Push the oven knob back in.

Step 14: Close the oven door.

The video below will show you how to replace the thermostat in a gas oven.

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