Range Appliance Repair: Signs That Your Range is in Need of Repair

Fred's Appliance
September 10, 2014

For homeowners who have a range in their kitchen, it can be handy and space saving having their stove and oven combined into one appliance. However, this also means that should the appliance break, you will be without either method of cooking for a period of time. Thusly, it can be vital for homeowners to be able to spot the signs that they may be in need of range appliance repair before the appliance fails completely. Here are a few of the signs you can look out for that your range may be in need of repair.

Oven Doesn’t Bake Evenly

This is a common problem that many homeowners dismiss as simply being a sign of their oven aging. While this may be the case, it could also be a sign that something more serious is wrong with your oven, which could cause it to stop working altogether. While this could be a simple fix, it could also be something more serious such as the bake element or the oven igniter. Hiring a repair specialist can help to solve this problem and prevent the development of further issues.

Inconsistent Oven Temperature

A common problem homeowners have is that their ovens interior temperature does not match what they set it to. Many individuals will compensate for this by using an oven thermometer every time they cook in order to determine the actual temperature of their oven. However, inconsistent temperature is a problem that should not be overlooked. This can be a sign that the oven sensor, the oven thermostat, or some other critical component is going out, and thusly, your oven needs to be repaired as soon as possible.

Stove Heating Unevenly

Again, this is another serious range issue that should not be overlooked, as it can be indicative that your stove could be going out. However, many issues could be causing this problem, which is why it is best handled by a professional. Whether it is the coil or the burner that is causing the problem, or a more serious electrical issue, this is an issue that needs to be addressed in order to prevent further problems with your range.

While a range can be a handy appliance, having two appliances combined into one means that you need to be even more aware of when it needs to be repaired. Contact us to find out more about how you can tell if your range may be in need of repair and to make an appointment to have it professionally repaired.

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