9 years ago. What do they sound like? More ». This email address is being protected from spambots. We like to offer the best quality we can at the most affordable prices possible. Burnt or ok lol. The rods are kept at the correct distance by a feed mechanism as the rods are slowly consumed by the process. and we will get back to you as quickly as possible. DIY-Forums.com is a community dedicated to providing home improvements and DIY advice across all areas. The stove top works and the clock and all controls work as well. There was no heat and I was about to turn it off when suddenly it blew up inside the oven. Any thoughts???? I want to know what the main reasons are for heating elements in ovens to blow and how this can be prevented? Just had the weirdest thing happen. Many years ago when the oven element blew  out it spewed white powder and tiny silver blobs all over the oven. this just happened to me and we had food in the oven is the food still good to eat, Answer Thanks, Vyger! The element works but is red hot. The forums are retiring in 2021 and are now closed for new topics and comments. Any suggestions?

This is not a sophisticated process; the element is either on or off. It may not display this or other websites correctly. Hi we changed the heating element of Beko oven. Last night after making dinner, we shut the oven off. Be very careful what you buy as common issues are: All the elements that we supply through UK Whitegoods are direct replacements that we would fit ourselves to our own cookers, we don't supply inferior quality elements. Its called a carbon arc light. You must log in or register to reply here. Contact us for Advertising/Sponsorship info, People Seeking Electrical Jobs / Employment, COViD-19 / Coronavirus Community Help Forum. The insulation of the oven is critical to the cycling process. I have a Bosch double oven, approx 8 yrs old, which has developed an annoying fault. This can cause the element to expand and contract by up to 10mm! Sparks blew everywhere, a big puff of smoke, the electricity flickered off and back on in the house and it smelled a little like firecrackers. Answer

Hi all, yesterday when I turned on my oven in my Frigidaire electric stove I heard a "pop" and ever since then the element on the top roof of oven will not get hot (usually turns a very bright red when I use the broil feature) now it wont get hot. > Not sure about your stove element, but some are hollow tubes that have a Huge arc & sparks & shooting flames. Be warned that most often these wires are short, very short and you will not have a lot of room to work in, welcome to our world! The inside of the oven lit up, the sound was like a welder and molten beads of metal flew all over.

How do I fix it? JavaScript is disabled. Our oven's heating element blew up today in a quite dramatic & scary way. It was real loud. The broil element isn't heating up either. This is how a fan oven element is constructed, but why should it fail? in the Electrical Forum area at ElectriciansForums.net. We removed the element and it was clearly blown. When the element inside the heating coil gets a crack in it the power arcs between the gap. After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out. Took the element out of my whirlpool oven but the connectors fell down the back. Id check the Fan motor is working correctly, they often seize when hot, this will undoubtedly cause premature failure. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 5 years ago.

Get shopping advice from experts, friends and the community! Bear in mind that there are, literally, hundreds of types of element on the market and sourcing the correct one for your oven can be difficult at times. You will find that most good appliance engineers take the same stance as we like our customers and, importantly, we like to keep them. I can reach them and pull through but which way round do they go. Might be broken. This seemed very contained.

We replaced the element and the oven still doesn't get hot. In this short video we quickly explain how to test a fan oven element to see if it is indeed faulty or not and, our apologies for a little of it wandering out of shot. var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; The oven …

> Not sure about your stove element, but some are hollow tubes that have a The wife was heating up the oven and there was a very loud pop and a fire, with lots of smoke. It is a sad fact that not all elements are equal, like most spare parts that are common there are good copies and there are bad ones. var addycea9c4b147561b55430fa975ee547a4a = 'spares' + '@'; The stove top works and the clock and all controls work as well. This is simply due to the factors involved as pointed out, that can affect the life and so the answer is, anything from two minutes to twenty years, who knows? You should consider replacing the element. I'd toss it all and make PB & J sandwiches. Movie theater projectors used to use this process to create the extremely bright light for projection. We keep the most popular ones in our online shop but, if you can't see what you're looking for or you're not sure then just ask us, it's not a problem. I was heating up my oven and heard a pop. The broil element isn't heating up either. Get shopping advice from experts, friends and the community! Most of it is fairly straightforward and simple common sense with the most awkward part of replacing a fan element being working how to get into that particular model of oven or cooker. The wife was heating up the oven and there was a very loud > pop and a fire, with lots of smoke. The element in my JennAir electric. Next, we have the thermostat causing the element to cycle when it reaches temperature. As the above post. JavaScript is disabled. A close up of a blown element and you can see the outer casing is clearly split. It was real loud. That makes sense. I had the door open but luckily for me I was turning away & hearing it ran the other way. My general motto has been not to breath anything I wouldn't drink... in this case I wouldn't want to eat whatever the burner is made of.

About 2 hours later when we were going to bed, I turned it back on, and cracked the door a little (we use it for heat on cold nights, our heaters dont do enough) I heard a loud buzzing/sizzling sound and I went to look. Picking it up, it looked like a wet squished bug on the burner (actually bubbled metal or ceramic) ... and a slow leak in the kettle from a small burned spot. As soon as the power cuts off, the element starts to cool, and consequently, contract. This means that the element will be forced to cycle more quickly. Yes this does lose us business and, quite honestly we'd rather lose the business than supply something that we are not comfortable selling or that we wouldn't fit to our own appliances. increasing water pressure blew up water softener. No mater what protection is fitted, it won’t stop the element blowing.

I just turn on the oven and the heating elements heat up to the full temperature. Whilst you're in there there's a few things to check: On the whole though most fan elements are reasonably straightforward enough to replace with only the odd one being beyond the capability of a reasonable person with some DIY skills. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. The element itself did not blow up, but it blew up where the element connects to the connector. I don't know for sure, so I wouldn't eat it. Carbon rods are touched together, then a current is run through them and then they are slowly pulled apart. There are blue and white wires, teh element connector sits at about 1 oclock and there is ac onnector at the top and bottom. I Have been buying the Elements from the same place so next time it goes, i'll get a Bosch original part and see how that goes. Where can I buy them from. We replaced the element and the oven still doesn't get hot. Amateurs and Experts are both welcome! var addy_textcea9c4b147561b55430fa975ee547a4a = 'spares' + '@' + 'ukwhitegoods' + '.' + 'co' + '.' + 'uk';document.getElementById('cloakcea9c4b147561b55430fa975ee547a4a').innerHTML += ''+addy_textcea9c4b147561b55430fa975ee547a4a+'<\/a>'; Is this safe? Once its turned off the arcing stops and will not restart if its turned back on because the gap is now to big. Helping You to Do It Yourself!

The power jumps the gap and the arcing process begins and makes an extremely bright light. Welcome to Terry Love Plumbing & Remodel DIY & Professional Forum.