Stove Oven Repairs in Port Elizabeth
All electric Elements at some point and time stop working, Most of the time it is the Ovens bake element that goes on the blink!
As a rule the electric element normally goes quietly during the night and then the next time when you want to use the stove-oven. it just doesn't heat up or it takes a very long time for the oven to reach bake temperature.
Other times the bake element "goes-out" in a blaze of glory! There is a loud bang, smoke and even flames! Man, this has all the makings of a spark-tacular show and it guarantees to get your heart pumping
The electric oven need 3 components to Function
- Thermostat: The thermostat is like a regulator it controls the temperature inside the oven cabinet. This process happen with the thermostat switching the electricity on and off.
- Wire: Electricity gets Transport from the thermostat to the electric element. Very Important - Because elements draws a lot of amps it is important to use only silicone wire and at least a 2mm thick.
- Elements; This is unit that actually create the heat by using electricity supplied by the thermostat through silicone wire
In a next post I will cover how to troubleshoot a electric element if there are no visible signs of a blown element
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