How many times did your oven let you down? It’s not that good to have an oven not working, right? If you actually can cook then let’s fix your oven!
Again decided to surprise your family with you homemade Big & Buttery cookies but your oven not working properly? You obviously need to dare to start the cooking. That really seems to be a big challenge with your oven.
Let’s reveal the reasons why your cookies may remain uncooked even if you have the best and verified receipt!
Reasons of uncooked dishes can be the
problem with the fan,
oven boiler, etc.
Issues can be like when you set the baking temperature, but it either turns too hot or not sufficiently hot.
Oven Not Working #1 Test The Igniter
Temperature issues may cause the igniter which is usually considered the most defective part. You can turn on the oven and follow the igniter functioning. If it is weak enough and doesn’t function according to the baking temperature, it’s defective for sure. What you can do is to change it. But make sure you can do it otherwise you can bring even more damage to your oven.
Oven Not Working #2 Test The Bake Element
The same may happen with the bake element. The bake element is usually on the bottom of the oven.
In older machines, it is easily visible, but the newer ones have it hidden. You can follow the user manual and uncover the element. Before you start uncovering make sure you have the power turned off. Once you have it uncovered, turn on the oven, set the appropriate temperature, it must turn red. If no, then what you need to do is to change the element, try one more time to make sure the new one works and there is no problem from deeper inside, if it works just cover the element.
Oven Not Working #3 The Door Is Not Closing
Also, something very simple may spoil your cooking. The door not closing airtight may also cause your oven not working! Make sure there is no opening around the door so no heat goes out and no air enters.
If you were able to duplicate the mentioned causes and could fix them yourself, you did a great job! If no, remember there are specialists who can fix it for you!
In both cases, as a result, you’ll enjoy the cooking!