Oven Timer Not Working

Oven Timer Not Working Appliances Repair

If your oven timer is not working, you should first check check your oven’s manual and make sure that everything is set correctly. If you cannot find anything wrong in the manual, you can try the following things.

Test for Power

1. Make sure that everything is turned off or you could electrocute yourself. To be sure that the power is off, check that the clock, timer, and oven light are all off.

2. Find the housebreaker or fuse.

3. Disconnect the fuse or turn the breaker off of the 220-volt wall plug.

4. Pull the plug on the oven.

5. Turn the breaker back on.

6. Test the wall outlet by plugging something else in and seeing if it works. If you plug something else into the outlet and it does not work, than the problem is with your power outlet.

Test the Terminal Block

1. Make sure you have disconnected all power.

2. Locate the terminal block in the back of your oven, where the power cord is connected to the oven’s circuity.

3. Find the terminal block wires (there will be three or four) and check for any damage. CAUTION: Do NOT touch any bare wires or terminals.

4. Turn the breaker or fuse on for a short period to see if the terminal has power. If your terminal block does not have power, it is likely an issue with the wiring in your house.

Test the Oven Timer Itself

1. Make sure you have disconnected all power.

2. Move the oven away from the wall.

3. Take off the back cover of the oven by unscrewing the screws. You will be able to see the back of the timer clock. If there is a glass panel, take it off.

4. To test if the timer/clock is working, set the VOM to the ohmmeter function and set the range to R x 1.

5. Touch a test lead to each terminal of the fuse.

6. Look for the clock motor leads and take them off of the circuit.

7. Put a test lead on each clock motor wire. If there is not continuity, there is a problem with your clock and you will need to replace it

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