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The Famous Forry
The Famous Forry, Home Appliance Technician
Category: UK Appliance
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Experience:  I have my own business in the Domestic Appliance Repair established 1980
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I put the oven on to use, the main trip switch went i then

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I put the oven on to use, the main trip switch went i then put the oven back on the light and sound came on and then no heat.It has atop oven which still works fine

The Famous Forry :

Hi to you from David 'The Famous Forry'

The Famous Forry :

This will undoubtedly be one of the elements blown and in need of replacement. Is the oven that is not working a fan assisted oven?

Customer:

Yes

The Famous Forry :

Do you have the make and model numbers and I can find the element you probably require?

The Famous Forry :

What part of UK are you please?

The Famous Forry :

The model numbers are found by opening door of oven and looking at the edge where the door closes against.

Customer:

It is a Smeg built in double oven DO4SS-5 (ESSEX)

The Famous Forry :

Ok one moment please.

The Famous Forry :

There are 2 elements. You will need to remove your old one and tell me how many turns it has. 2 or 3 ? The 2 turn £26, The 3 turn $42 inclusive of vat. postage £4.95

The Famous Forry :

Both in stock!

Customer:

Is that a fairly easy thing to do quite good with me hands

The Famous Forry :

Yes very easy to fit. Savr yourself loads of money if you do self

Customer:

where do I start?

The Famous Forry :

Just need to ISOLATE THE ELECTRIC completely and away you go. Remove from housing, 2 mins maximum, remove back panel, remove fan cover from inside the oven, unscrew or unbolt old element , remove wires , wire up new one the SAME and away you go . Replace, job done, power up and PAT YOURSELF ON THE BACK>

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