Siemens Oven Fan [Issues & Proven Solutions]

If your Siemens oven fan is not working or it’s noisy, you are in the right place. In this article, we will look at Siemens oven fan problems and show you how to fix them.

Siemens Oven Fan Is Not Working — How To Fix

If your Siemens oven fan is not working, the motor is most likely faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Siemens oven fan motor…

Step 1: As always, make sure to disconnect the power to the oven before starting the repair. Do this by unplugging the power cord from the outlet or switching the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the door of your oven.

Step 3: Slide out the racks in your oven and set them aside.

Step 4: Get a Torx head screwdriver.

Step 5: Using the Torx head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven interior’s back panel in place.

Step 6: Remove the back panel from the oven.

Step 7: Take out the nut which holds the fan blade in place by turning it counterclockwise.

Step 8: Flip the latches on the door hinges towards yourself using a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 9: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 10: Grip the sides of the door and lift it off the oven.

Step 11: Set the door assembly on a sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 12: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 13: Take out the screws on the sides of the oven which hold it to the cabinet.

Step 14: Lift the oven out of the cabinet.

Step 15: Set the oven on a sturdy surface.

Step 16: Go to the oven’s rear and unscrew the access panel.

Step 17: Lift the rear access panel off and set it aside.

Step 18: Disconnect the wires connected to the fan motor. Make sure to note where each wire goes first.

Step 19: Get a multimeter and turn the dial to the lowest ohms setting.

Step 20: Test the fan motor for continuity using the multimeter. If the multimeter doesn’t show a reading, the fan motor is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 21: Take out the screws which hold the fan motor to the oven. There should be about three screws.

Step 22: Remove the fan motor from the oven.

Step 23: Get a new Siemens oven fan motor.

Step 24: Position the new fan motor on the oven’s rear.

Step 25: Hold the fan motor in place using the three screws.

Step 26: Connect the wires to the terminals of your new Siemens oven fan motor. Make sure that each wire goes to the right place.

Step 27: Reposition the oven’s rear access panel.

Step 28: Hold the access panel in place using the Torx head screws.

Step 29: Lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 30: Secure the oven to the cabinet using the Philips head screws.

Step 31: Slide the fan blade onto the shaft off the new fan motor.

Step 32: Turn the nut counterclockwise to hold the fan blade in place.

Step 33: Reposition the oven interior’s back panel.

Step 34: Hold the panel in place using the screws.

Step 35: Slide the racks into the oven.

Step 36: Lift the oven door up.

Step 37: Insert the door hinges into the slots in the corners of the oven’s frame.

Step 38: Open the oven door completely.

Step 39: Flip back the latches on the hinges to hold the door in place.

Step 40: Shut the oven door.

Step 41: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back into the outlet or switching the circuit breaker on.

Also follow the steps above to replace the fan motor if your Siemens oven fan is noisy.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace a Siemens oven fan motor.

Siemens Oven Fan Rattling Noise — How To Fix

If your Siemens oven fan makes a rattling noise, the fan blade is probably loose. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to tighten your Siemens oven fan blade…

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Step 1: Before you start the repair on your Siemens oven, make sure to disconnect the power by switching the circuit breaker off or unplugging the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of your Siemens oven and get a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 3: Using the flat blade screwdriver, flip the locking clips on the door hinges forward.

Step 4: Close the door till it stops moving.

Step 5: Spread a cloth or towel on a sturdy surface.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door, tilt it in, and lift it off.

Step 7: Set the door assembly on the cloth lined surface.

Step 8: Pull out the two racks in the oven and set them aside.

Step 9: Get a Torx head screwdriver.

Step 10: Using the Torx head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the fan blade’s cover in place.

Step 11: Lift the fan blade cover out of the oven and set it aside.

Step 12: Tighten the nut which secures the fan blade by turning it counterclockwise.

Step 13: Try moving the fan blade after tightening the nut. If the fan blade still feels loose, it should be replaced.

Step 14: Turn the nut clockwise to unscrew.

Step 15: Slide the fan blade off the shaft of the fan motor.

Step 16: Get a new Siemens oven fan blade.

Step 17: Slide the fan blade onto the shaft of the fan motor.

Step 18: Hold the new fan blade in place using the nut.

Step 19: Reposition the fan blade’s cover panel.

Step 20: Hold the panel in place using the screws.

Step 21: Return the two racks to the oven.

Step 22: Lift the oven door.

Step 23: Position the door hinges in the slots on the lower corners of the oven’s front frame.

Step 24: Open the oven door completely.

Step 25: Flip back the latches on the hinges to hold the door in place.

Step 26: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 27: Plug the power cord back into the outlet or switch the circuit breaker on.

Siemens Oven Cooling Fan Noisy — How To Fix

If your Siemens oven cooling fan is noisy, it should be replaced. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Siemens oven fan…

Step 1: As always, make sure to disconnect the power to the oven by unplugging the power cord from the outlet. If your oven isn’t plugged into an outlet, switch the circuit breaker off instead.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Get a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 4: Using the flat blade screwdriver, flip the latches on the hinges forward.

Step 5: Push the door closed till it stops moving.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 7: Lift the door up, tilt the hinges in, and remove it from the oven.

Step 8: Set the door assembly on a sturdy surface lined with a towel or cloth.

Step 9: Now, get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 10: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven to the cabinet. The screws are on the sides of the oven’s front frame. There are two screws on each side.

Step 11: Pull the oven forward and lift it out of the cabinet.

Step 12: Set the oven on a sturdy surface.

Step 13: Get a Torx head screwdriver.

Step 14: Using the Torx head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s back access panel in place.

Step 15: Lift the panel off the oven and set it aside.

Step 16: Using the same Torx head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s top panel in place.

Step 17: Lift the top panel off the oven and set it aside.

Step 18: Note where each wire goes on the cooling fan by taking a picture.

Step 19: Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the cooling fan.

Step 20: Get a multimeter and turn the dial to the lowest ohms setting.

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Step 21: Touch the multimeter’s probes to the terminals of the cooling fan. If the multimeter doesn’t show a reading when you do this, the cooling fan is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 22: Take out the screws which hold the cooling fan to the oven.

Step 23: Get a new Siemens oven fan.

Step 24: Position the fan on the oven.

Step 25: Hold your new Siemens oven fan in place using the screws.

Step 26: Connect the wires to the terminals of your new Siemens oven fan. Use the picture you took for reference to ensure that each wire goes to the right place.

Step 27: Reposition the oven’s top panel.

Step 28: Hold the top panel in place using the Torx head screws.

Step 29: Reposition the oven’s rear access panel and hold it in place with the Torx head screws as well.

Step 30: Lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 31: Secure the oven to the cabinet using the Philips head screws.

Step 32: Lift the oven door.

Step 33: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s frame.

Step 34: Once the hinges are properly positioned in the slots, open the oven door fully.

Step 35: Flip back the latches on the hinges to hold the door in place.

Step 36: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 37: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back in or switching the circuit breaker back on.

Also follow the steps above to replace the fan if your Siemens oven cooling fan is not working.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Siemens oven fan.

If the steps above for replacing a Siemens oven fan don’t work on your oven model, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: As always, make sure to disconnect the power to your Siemens oven before starting the repair. Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet to do this. If your oven is installed to a cabinet, switch the circuit breaker off instead.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven and get a flat head screwdriver.

Step 3: Using the flat head screwdriver, flip the latch on each door hinge forward to release.

Step 4: Place a cloth or towel on a sturdy surface.

Step 5: Push the oven door closed till it stops moving.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 7: Lift the door assembly off the oven and set it on the sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 8: Next, get a Philips head screwdriver to uninstall the oven from the cabinet.

Step 9: Use the Philips head screwdriver to take out the two screws on each side of the oven’s frame. These screws hold the oven to the cabinet.

Step 10: Lift the oven out of the cabinet and set it down on a sturdy surface.

Step 11: Get a Torx head screwdriver.

Step 12: Turn the oven around and use the Torx head screwdriver to take out the screws which hold the rear panel in place.

Step 13: Set the panel aside.

Step 14: Unscrew the top panel as well and lift it off the oven.

Step 15: Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the oven’s cooling fan.

Step 16: Take out the screws on the sides of the oven which hold the support panel of the cooling fan in place. There are two screw on each side.

Step 17: Lift the support panel up and take out the screws underneath it which hold the cooling fan in place.

Step 18: Remove the cooling fan from the oven.

Step 19: Get a new Siemens oven fan.

Step 20: Position the new fan on the support panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 21: Lower the support panel and return the screws on the sides of the oven which hold it in place.

Step 22: Connect the wires to the right terminals of your new Siemens oven fan.

Step 23: Return the oven’s top panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 24: Reposition the oven’s rear access panel as well.

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Step 25: Hold the panel in place with the Torx head screws.

Step 26: Lift the oven up and push it into the cabinet.

Step 27: Secure the oven to the cabinet using the Philips head screws.

Step 28: Lift the door of the oven.

Step 29: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s frame.

Step 30: Open the door of the oven fully.

Step 31: Flip the latches on the hinges back to hold the door in place.

Step 32: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 33: Reconnect the power to the oven by switching the circuit breaker back on or plugging the power cord back into the outlet.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the fan in a Siemens oven.

Siemens Oven Fan Won’t Turn Off — Causes And Solutions

Below, we talk about the possible reasons why your Siemens oven fan won’t turn off and show you what to do about them.

1. High Limit Thermostat

If your Siemens oven fan won’t turn off, the high limit thermostat is most likely faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Siemens oven high limit thermostat…

Step 1: Before you start the repair on your Siemens oven, unplug the power cord from the outlet or switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Get a flat blade screwdriver and open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Flip the locking clip on each door hinge towards yourself.

Step 4: Close the door till it stops moving.

Step 5: Grip the sides of the oven door and lift it off the oven.

Step 6: Set the door assembly aside on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth.

Step 7: Use a Philips head screwdriver to take out the screws on the sides of the oven’s frame which hold it to the cabinet. There are two screws on each side.

Step 8: Lift the oven out of the cabinet.

Step 9: Turn the oven around to access the rear.

Step 10: Get a Torx head screwdriver.

Step 11: Use the Torx head screwdriver to take out the screws which hold the oven’s rear panel in place.

Step 12: Set the rear panel aside.

Step 13: Note where each wire goes on the high limit thermostat by taking a picture. The high limit thermostat should be somewhere near the cooling fan.

Step 14: Get a multimeter and turn the dial to the lowest setting for ohms.

Step 15: Touch the probes of the multimeter to the terminals of the high limit thermostat. If you don’t see a reading on the multimeter when you do this, the high limit thermostat doesn’t have continuity. This means that it is faulty.

Step 16: Take out the screws which hold the high limit thermostat to the oven’s rear.

Step 17: Remove the thermostat and get a new one.

Step 18: Get a new thermostat and position it on the oven’s rear.

Step 19: Hold the high limit thermostat in place using the screws.

Step 20: Connect the wires to the terminals of the high limit thermostat. Use the picture you took for reference to ensure that each wire goes to the right place.

Step 21: Reposition the oven’s rear access panel and hold it in place using the Torx head screws.

Step 22: Lift the oven back into the cabinet.

Step 23: Secure the oven to the cabinet using the Philips head screws.

Step 24: Lift the door of the oven.

Step 25: Position the hinges in the slots on the lower corners of the oven’s frame.

Step 26: Open the door completely.

Step 27: Flip back the locking clips on the hinges to hold the door in place.

Step 28: Shut the oven door.

Step 29: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet or switch the circuit breaker off.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the high limit thermostat in an oven.

2. Control Board

If your Siemens oven fan won’t turn off but the high limit thermostat isn’t faulty, the control board is most likely the cause of the problem. The control board sends voltage to the fan in order for it to operate. If the control board shorts out, it will keep sending voltage to the fan even after the oven has cooled down. Read this article: Siemens Oven Element [Issues & Proven Solutions] to replace the control board if your Siemens oven fan won’t turn off.

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