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Viking Convection Oven - door wont close - light goes on wo

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Viking Convection Oven - door won't close tightly - oven light goes on - oven won't start since it thinks the door is open
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
does the oven door have play if you close it it hangs back and the light stays on
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Yes - it does have a little bit of play - it does hang back - but JUST a tiny little bit
Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
hi those door hinges are bad they are slightly warped enough to create a gap and depress the light switch
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
the unit is only 1.5 years old
Seems surprising that is the issue. Can it warp so quickly?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
how much would it cost to replace
seem expensive
Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
doors are heavy as it is and setting pots or applying some pressure or just in general normal usage
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
can you provide me with an estimate on how much replace hinges?
Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
hi they run about 45.00 per hinge plus about 2 hours labor 75.00 per hour plus tax now every compant is different some may increase the price per hinge this is just a more less estimate pressing accept pays me thanks
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