Zanussi Oven Door [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions]

If your Zanussi oven door doesn’t close properly or you would like to learn how to uninstall it, you are in the right place. In this article, we will look at Zanussi oven door problems and show you how to fix them.

Woman’s Hands open the black and silver door of oven machine for cooking

How To Remove Zanussi Oven Door

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to uninstall your Zanussi oven door…

Step 1: First, disconnect the oven’s power for safety. Do this by switching the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the door of your Zanussi oven.

Step 3: Look at the sides of the oven door hinges, there should be catches. Twist these catches to the right in order to release the door.

Step 4: Close the door till you feel it stop.

Step 5: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 6: Lift the door off the hinges.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to remove your Zanussi oven door.

If the steps above for removing a Zanussi oven door don’t work on your oven model, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: As always, disconnect the power to the oven by unplugging the power cord from the outlet or switching your circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the door of your Zanussi oven.

Step 3: Get a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 4: There are latches on each door hinges. Using the flat blade screwdriver, flip the latches towards yourself in order to release the door.

Step 5: Push the door closed till it stops.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 7: Tilt the door hinges in and lift the door off the oven.

How To Put Zanussi Oven Door Back On

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to reinstall your Zanussi oven door…

Step 1: Lift the oven door up.

Step 2: There are two slots on the bottom of the door. The hinges are meant to go in these slots. Position the bottom of the door on the hinges and slide it into place.

Step 3: Open the oven door fully.

Step 4: Twist back the catches on the sides of the door hinges.

Step 5: Shut the door of the oven.

If the steps above for reinstalling a Zanussi oven door don’t work on your oven model, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Lift the door up.

Step 2: There are two slots on the lower corners of the oven’s front frame, the door hinges are meant to go in there. Insert the hinges of the door into the slots.

Step 3: Open the oven door fully.

Step 4: Flip the latches on the door hinges back to hold the door in place.

Step 5: Shut the door of the oven.

Zanussi Oven Door Handle Loose — How To Fix

If your Zanussi oven door handle is loose, follow the steps listed below to tighten it…

Step 1: Disconnect the power to your Zanussi oven by switching the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: There is a cap at the top of the door. Press the buttons on the sides of the cap and pull it off the door.

Step 4: Carefully slide out the inner glass.

Step 5: Tighten the two screws which hold the handle to the door.

Step 6: Slide the inner glass back onto the door assembly.

Step 7: Reposition the top cap and push it into place.

Step 8: Shut the oven door and switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

If the steps above don’t work on your oven model, follow the steps listed below to tighten your Zanussi oven door handle…

Step 1: Switch off the oven’s circuit breaker for safety.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Flip the latches on the two door hinges forward using a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 4: Close the door till it stops.

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

Step 6: Place the door on a cloth lined surface.

Step 7: Using a Torx head screwdriver, take out the screws at the bottom of the door which hold the two assemblies in place.

Step 8: Lift the inner door off the outer door.

Step 9: Tighten the two screws which hold the handle to the outer door assembly.

Step 10: Reposition the inner door on the outer door and hold it in place with the Torx head screws.

Step 11: Lift the door and insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 12: Open the door fully and flip the hinge latches back to hold it in place.

Step 13: Shut the oven door.

Step 14: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

How To Replace Zanussi Oven Door Handle

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Zanussi oven door handle…

Step 1: Disconnect the power to the oven. Do this by switching the oven’s circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: There are catches on the sides of the door hinges. Twist the catches down to release the door.

Step 4: Close the door till it stops.

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

Step 6: Place the door on a cloth lined surface.

Step 7: Press the buttons on the sides of the oven’s top cap and pull it off.

Step 8: Carefully slide off the oven’s inner glass.

Step 9: Set the glass aside  on a cloth lined surface.

Step 10: Take out the two screws which hold the handle to the oven door using a Torx head screwdriver.

Step 11: Lift the door up and remove the handle.

Step 12: Get a new Zanussi oven door handle.

Step 13: Position the handle on the oven door.

Step 14: Hold the handle in place with the two screws.

Step 15: Slide the inner glass back onto the outer door assembly.

Step 16: Position the top cap on the oven door and push it into place.

Step 17: Lift the door and slide it back on the door hinges.

Step 18: Open the door fully.

Step 19: Twist the catches on the hinges back to hold the door in place.

Step 20: Shut the door.

Step 21: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

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

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: To avoid the risk of electrocution, switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: There are latches on the two door hinges. Using a flat blade screwdriver, flip the latches towards yourself.

Step 5: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

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

Step 7: Place the door on a cloth lined sturdy surface.

Step 8: Get a Torx head screwdriver.

Step 9: Using the Torx head screwdriver, take out the screws at the bottom of the oven door. These screws hold the inner door assembly to the outer door assembly.

Step 10: Lift the inner door assembly off the outer door assembly and set it aside.

Step 11: Using the Torx head screwdriver, take out the two screws which hold the handle to the oven door.

Step 12: Remove the handle from the door.

Step 13: Get a new Zanussi oven door handle.

Step 14: Position the handle on the outer door assembly.

Step 15: Hold the handle in place with the two Torx head screws.

Step 16: Lift up the inner door assembly and position it on the outer door assembly.

Step 17: Return the Torx head screws at the bottom of the oven door which hold the two assemblies in place.

Step 18: Lift the oven door.

Step 19: Insert the door hinges back into the slots in the sides of the oven’s front frame.

Step 20: Open the oven door fully.

Step 21: Flip the hinge latches to hold the door in place.

Step 22: Shut the oven door.

Step 23: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

How To Clean Zanussi Oven Door

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to clean your Zanussi oven door…

Step 1: First, open the door.

Step 2: Pour some baking soda into a small bowl.

Step 3: To form a thick paste, add a little water to the baking soda and mix.

Step 4: Apply the paste on the door with a pastry brush or soft sponge.

Step 5: Leave the paste to sit for an hour.

Step 6: After an hour, pour some vinegar into a spray bottle.

Step 7: Spray the vinegar on the oven door. You will see the baking soda foam up when you do this.

Step 8: Put on some gloves for safety.

Step 9: Scrub the oven door using a soft and damp sponge.

Step 10: Once you are done scrubbing, wipe the baking soda off the door using paper towels.

Step 11: Spray some water on the oven door to rinse.

Step 12: Wipe the door using a damp micro fiber cloth.

If you would like to learn how to clean in between the glass of your Zanussi oven door, read this article: How To Clean A Zanussi Oven [Detailed Guide] . Also read the article in the link to learn how to clean a Zanussi oven.

Zanussi Oven Door Not Closing Properly — Causes And Solutions

Below, we talk about the possible reasons why your Zanussi oven door won’t close properly and what to do about them.

1. Door Hinges

If your Zanussi oven door won’t close properly, the springs on the hinges may have worn out. If this happens, the hinges will need to be replaced. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Zanussi oven door hinges…

Step 1: Locate the circuit breaker of your Zanussi oven.

Step 2: To avoid the risk of electrocution, switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 3: Next, open your Zanussi oven door.

Step 4: There is a latch on each door hinge. To flip the latches over, you will need a flat blade screwdriver. Get a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 5: Flip the latches towards yourself using the flat blade screwdriver.

Step 6: Close the door till it stops.

Step 7: Grip the sides of your Zanussi oven door.

Step 8: Lift the door off the oven.

Step 9: Place the door on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth.

Step 10: Get a Torx head screwdriver.

Step 11: Using the Torx head screwdriver take out the screws at the bottom of the oven door which hold the inner door assembly to the outer door assembly.

Step 12: Lift the outer door assembly off and set it aside on a cloth lined surface.

Step 13: Take out the two screws at the bottom of the oven door which hold the hinges to the inner door assembly.

Step 14: Lift the door hinges off the inner door assembly.

Step 15: Get new Zanussi oven door hinges.

Step 16: Position the hinges on the oven door.

Step 17: Hold the hinges in place with the two screws.

Step 18: Lift the outer door assembly.

Step 19: Reposition the outer door assembly on the inner door assembly.

Step 20: Return the screws at the bottom of the door which hold the two assemblies in place.

Step 21: Lift the oven door up.

Step 22: Position the door hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s front frame.

Step 23: Open the oven door fully.

Step 24: Flip the latches on the hinges back to hold the oven door in place.

Step 25: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 26: Reconnect the power to the oven by switching the circuit breaker back on.

If the steps above for replacing Zanussi oven door hinges don’t work on your oven model, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: First, locate the circuit breaker of your Zanussi oven.

Step 2: For safety, switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 3: Open the door of your Zanussi oven.

Step 4: There is a catch on the side of each door hinge. Twist the catch to the right in order to release the oven door.

Step 5: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 7: Lift the door off the hinges and set it aside on a sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 8: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws on the sides of the oven’s front frame which hold it to the cabinet.

Step 9: Lift the oven out of the cabinet.

Step 10: Use a Torx head screwdriver to take out the screws which hold the oven’s side panels in place.

Step 11: Lift the side panels off and set them aside.

Step 12: Take out the screws which hold the door hinges in place.

Step 13: Unhook the door hinges’ springs.

Step 14: Remove the door hinges from the oven.

Step 15: Get new Zanussi oven door hinges.

Step 16: Position the hinges in the oven.

Step 17: Hook the springs of the new door hinges.

Step 18: Hold the door hinges in place with the screws.

Step 19: Reposition the oven’s side panels.

Step 20: Hold the side panels in place with the Torx head screws.

Step 21: Lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 22: Secure the sides of the oven to the cabinet using the Philips head screws.

Step 23: Lift the oven door up.

Step 24: Slide the door back onto the hinges.

Step 25: Open the oven door fully.

Step 26: Twist the catches on the hinges back to hold the door in place.

Step 27: Shut the door of your Zanussi oven.

Step 28: Switch the circuit breaker back on.

2. Door Gasket

If your Zanussi oven door still won’t close properly after replacing the hinges, the door gasket should be replaced. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Zanussi oven door gasket…

Step 1: As always, disconnect the power of your oven. Do this by switching the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Next, open the oven door.

Step 3: The door gasket should be around the front frame of the oven. Pull out the gasket’s clips from the holes in the corners of the oven.

Step 4: Get a new Zanussi oven door gasket.

Step 5: Install the new gasket by inserting the clips into the holes in the corners of the oven.

Step 6: Shut the door of your oven.

Step 7: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Zanussi oven gasket or seal.

Zanussi Oven Door Glass Shattered — What To Do

If your Zanussi oven door glass is shattered, you will need to replace it. The door glass usually shatters due to the heat from the oven. If there is a small crack on the glass, the heat from the oven will cause it to expand. The glass keeps expanding till it finally shatters. If tempered glass was used in making your Zanussi oven door, it will explode instead of shattering. Below, we show you how to replace the outer and inner glass of your Zanussi oven door.

1. Outer Glass

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the outer glass of your Zanussi oven door…

Step 1: Locate the circuit breaker of your Zanussi oven.

Step 2: Switch the circuit breaker off for safety.

Step 3: Open the door of your Zanussi oven.

Step 4: Get a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 5: Using the flat blade screwdriver, flip the latches on the door hinges forward.

Step 6: Close the door till it stops.

Step 7: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 8: Lift the door off the oven.

Step 9: Place the door on a sturdy surface lined with a towel or cloth.

Step 10: Get a Torx head screwdriver.

Step 11: Using the Torx head screwdriver, take out the screws at the bottom of the oven door which hold the inner assembly to the outer assembly.

Step 12: Put on some gloves for safety.

Step 13: Carefully lift off the remains of the outer glass from the inner door assembly.

Step 14: Using the Torx head screwdriver, take out the two screws which hold handle and crossbar to the outer glass.

Step 15: Scrape off any broken pieces of glass from the handle and crossbar.

Step 16: Discard the broken pieces of glass.

Step 17: Get a new outer glass for your Zanussi oven door.

Step 18: Position the handle and crossbar on the outer glass.

Step 19: Hold the handle and crossbar in place with the two screws.

Step 20: Lift the outer glass.

Step 21: Position the outer glass on the inner door assembly.

Step 22: Return the screws at the bottom of the oven door which hold the two assemblies in place.

Step 23: Lift the oven door up.

Step 24: Position the door hinges into the slots in the lower corners of the oven’s front frame.

Step 25: Open the door fully.

Step 26: Flip the latches on the hinges back to hold the door in place.

Step 27: Shut the oven door.

Step 28: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

If you would like a visual of how to replace the outer glass of your Zanussi oven door, watch the video below.

If the steps above for replacing your Zanussi oven outer door glass don’t work on your oven model, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Locate the circuit breaker of your Zanussi oven.

Step 2: Switch the circuit breaker off to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Open the oven door fully.

Step 4: Turn the catches on the sides of the door hinges to the right in order to release the door.

Step 5: Close the door till it’s at the broiling position.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 7: Lift the oven door off the hinges.

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

Step 9: To remove the outer glass, you will need to take off the door’s top cap. Press the buttons on the sides of the cap and pull it off the door assembly.

Step 10: Set the cap aside.

Step 11: Slide the inner door glasses off and set them aside.

Step 12: Put on some gloves for safety.

Step 13: Using a Torx head screwdriver, take out the two screws which hold the handle to the remains of the outer glass.

Step 14: Remove the handle and bracket.

Step 15: Get a new outer glass.

Step 16: Scrape off the broken pieces of glass from the handle and its bracket if there are any.

Step 17: Position the handle and bracket on the outer glass.

Step 18: Hold the handle and bracket in place using the two Torx head screws.

Step 19: Slide the inner glass onto the outer door assembly.

Step 20: Reposition the cap on the door assembly and push it into place.

Step 21: Lift up the door of your Zanussi oven.

Step 22: Slide the door back onto the door hinges.

Step 23: Fully open the oven door.

Step 24: To hold the door assembly in place twist the hinge catches back.

Step 25: Shut the oven door.

Step 26: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

2. Inner Glass

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the inner glass of your Zanussi oven door…

Step 1: To avoid the risk of electrocution, disconnect the power to the oven. Do this by switching the oven’s circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Turn the catches on the sides of the door hinges to the right in order to release the door.

Step 4: Close the door till it’s at the broiling position.

Step 5: Line a flat and sturdy surface with a towel or cloth.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 7: Lift the door off the hinges and place it on the sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 8: Remove the door’s top cap. Do this by pressing the buttons on the sides then pulling it off.

Step 9: Set the top cap aside.

Step 10: For safety, put on some gloves.

Step 11: Remove the broken pieces of the inner glass.

Step 12: Get a new inner glass for your Zanussi oven door.

Step 13: Slide the inner glass onto the door assembly.

Step 14: Reposition the top cap on the door assembly and push it into place.

Step 15: Lift the oven door up.

Step 16: Slide the door onto the hinges.

Step 17: Open the oven door completely.

Step 18: Turn the catches on the hinges back to hold the door in place.

Step 19: Shut the door of your Zanussi oven.

Step 20: Switch the circuit breaker back on.

If the steps above don’t work on your oven model, follow the steps below to replace the inner glass of your Zanussi oven door…

Step 1: As always, disconnect the oven’s power by switching the circuit breaker off or unplugging the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open your Zanussi oven door.

Step 3: Get a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 4: Using this screwdriver, flip the door hinge latches towards yourself. There is one latch on each door hinge.

Step 5: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 6: Spread a cloth or towel on a sturdy surface.

Step 7: Grip the sides of the oven door, tilt it in, and lift it off.

Step 8: Set the door assembly on the prepared surface.

Step 9: Get a Torx head screwdriver.

Step 10: Using the Torx head screwdriver, take out the two screws at the bottom of the oven door. These screws hold the inner door assembly to the outer door assembly.

Step 11: Lift the outer door off the inner door and set it aside.

Step 12: Take out the screws which hold the hinges to the oven door using the Torx head screwdriver.

Step 13: Lift the hinges off the inner door assembly.

Step 14: Discard the broken pieces of glass.

Step 15: Get a new inner glass for your Zanussi oven door.

Step 16: Position the hinges on the inner door assembly.

Step 17: Hold the hinges in place with the screws.

Step 18: Lift the outer door assembly up and position it on the inner door assembly.

Step 19: Hold the two assembly in place with the two Torx head screws.

Step 20: Lift the oven door.

Step 21: Insert the door hinges into the slots in the lower corners of the oven’s front frame.

Step 22: Open the oven door completely.

Step 23: Flip the latches on the hinges back to hold the door in place.

Step 24: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 25: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet or switch the circuit breaker back on.

Zanussi Oven Door Won’t Open — How To Fix

If your Zanussi oven door won’t open, you may have accidentally activated the child lock feature. To turn off the child lock feature on your Zanussi oven, do the following…

Step 1: Locate the “clock” and “C” buttons on the oven’s control panel.

Step 2: Hold down these two buttons at the same time for 2 seconds.

If the steps above don’t work on your Zanussi oven model, follow these steps…

Step 1: Locate the “clock” and “+” buttons on the control panel of your oven.

Step 2: Hold down these two buttons for two seconds.

If your Zanussi oven door still won’t open after doing this, the lock motor is most likely faulty. Follow the steps listed below to remove your Zanussi oven door lock motor…

Step 1: First, disconnect the power to the oven by switching the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Get a clothe hanger.

Step 3: Insert the hanger hook into the opening between the control panel and door.

Step 4: Pull back on the door latch using the hook.

Step 5: While pulling the latch back, open the oven door.

Step 6: Pull off the control knobs on the oven’s control panel. If your oven doesn’t have control knobs, skip this step and the next step.

Step 7: Take out the screws which hold the thermostat, and selector switch to the control panel using a Torx head screwdriver.

Step 8: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws on the sides of the oven which hold it to the cabinet. There should be two screws on each side.

Step 9: Lift the oven out of the cabinet and set it on a sturdy surface.

Step 10: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s control panel in place. Depending on your oven model, the screws will be on the sides or underneath it.

Step 11: Lift the control panel and gently lower it.

Step 12: Take out the screws which hold the vent on the oven’s front frame.

Step 13: Set the vent aside.

Step 14: Take out the screws which hold the door lock motor assembly to the oven.

Step 15: Lift the door lock motor out of the oven and note where each wire goes. You can take a picture to make it easier.

Step 16: Disconnect the wires from the door lock motor.

Step 17: Get a new Zanussi oven door lock motor.

Step 18: Connect the wires to the new door lock motor. Make sure that each wire goes to the right place.

Step 19: Position the new lock motor in the oven and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 20: Reposition the oven’s front vent.

Step 21: Hold the front vent in place with the screws.

Step 22: Position the thermostat and selector switch on the control panel and hold them in place with the screws.

Step 23: Return the control panel assembly and secure it with the screws.

Step 24: Push the control knobs back onto the control panel assembly.

Step 25: Lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 26: Secure the sides of the oven to the cabinet using the Philips head screws.

Step 27: Shut the oven door.

Step 28: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

If the steps above for replacing a Zanussi oven door lock motor don’t work on your oven model, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall to access the rear.

Step 2: Go to the oven’s rear and unplug the power cord from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s rear panel in place.

Step 4: Lift the rear panel off and set it aside.

Step 5: Note where each wire goes on the door lock motor. To make it easier, you can take a picture.

Step 6: Disconnect the wires connected to the lock motor.

Step 7: Take out the screws which hold the lock motor assembly to the oven.

Step 8: Remove the lock motor.

Step 9: Get a new Zanussi oven door lock motor.

Step 10: Position the door lock motor assembly on the oven’s rear.

Step 11: Hold the lock motor assembly in place with the screws.

Step 12: Connect the wires to the new lock motor assembly making sure that each one goes to the right place.

Step 13: Reposition the oven’s rear panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 14: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Zanussi Oven Door Hinge Locked — How To Fix

If your Zanussi oven door hinge is locked, follow the steps listed below to fix it…

Step 1: First, get a pair of vice grips.

Step 2: Using the vice grips, pull down on the oven’s door hinge.

Step 3: While holding the door hinge down, flip the latch back to hold it in place.

Step 4: Do the same with the other door hinge if necessary.

Also follow the steps above if your Zanussi oven door keeps falling off or your Zanussi oven door won’t go back on.

Zanussi Oven Door FAQ

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You should grill in your Zanussi oven with the door closed.

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