Samsung self clean oven problems

Samsung self clean oven problems. If your self-cleaning oven is not working, it could be that you’re using excessive cleaning cycles which can last anywhere from two to four hours.

As a safety precaution, the oven door will automatically lock until the unit has cooled down.

Samsung self-clean oven problems

samsung self clean oven problems

In this post, we will be covering some common issues and solutions for Samsung’s self-clean oven problems.

Some of the most common issues related to the door include a faulty door switch, defective thermal fuse, and defective control board.

Problem with thermostat

The heating circuit includes the oven thermostat. The oven thermostat regulates the temperature of your oven during the

cleaning cycle which can be quite challenging or perhaps even dangerous if you leave a plastic rack filled with hot dishes inside.

It is possible for an oven thermostat to behave properly when baking and broiling, yet malfunction during its self-cleaning cycle, so it’s going to be tough for one to tell where exactly things went awry.

If you want to test this out before you go running off to purchase another one we’d suggest testing it out first.

However, by turning off the main power switch on your electrical circuit and gently tapping the thermostat with something hard like a hammer.

If there is no longer any heat coming out of your oven whatsoever then most likely need a new one, if not then all those broken dreams of being an inventor are at least somewhat intact!

Defective Door Switch

An oven door that won’t lock often results in a self-cleaning cycle that won’t start. A common cause of this issue is a defective door switch.

This can be tested by probing it with an ohmmeter, which should provide less than 20ohms or so of resistance if the switch is working properly. If the switch doesn’t register on your multimeter, replace it with a new one.

Faulty Door Lock Motor 

During the oven’s self-cleaning cycle, the door lock switch is activated which prevents you from opening it. If the door lock switch is faulty, then once done cleaning your oven, it won’t let you open the door.

Mostly removing panels or screws will help you open your oven by releasing pressure inside it. But again, see your user manual for specifics on how to get rid of this problem.

Problem with Thermal Fuse

One way to protect the oven from overheating is with a thermal fuse. Thermal fuses shut off power to the oven when it gets too hot.

This can happen when there’s a malfunction in the thermostat or parts of the oven are overused or incorrectly used.

The thermal fuse is not resettable if it blows, you must replace it. To test the thermostat for continuity using a multimeter (which has an electrical test setting).

If there is no continuity, then you need to rigorously look at how your oven is being used and make changes accordingly so that it doesn’t lead to unnecessary trips.

Faulty control board

Depending on the user settings, the oven control board sends voltage to the bake and broil circuits. If there are no heat-like symptoms, it may not send voltage to the heating systems.

If the circuit breaker neither flips nor unlocks the door or if it’s tripped after one or two cycles, it may be due to a bad control board.

Test this by turning the machine off and then on (on some models press the bake button while holding down any cycle button).

If there are problems with the control board, you can replace it yourself. The self-cleaning light is used to check how well everything inside of the oven is cleaned by using high temperatures.

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