If you discover that your oven is not cooking food as well as it did before, or it doesn't seem to be reaching the temperatures you need it to, it may be worth checking your oven door rubber seal.
A rubber seal for an oven door is a cooker part which is responsible for keeping as much hot air in the oven as possible. You can find it attached to the metal inner part of your oven and the glass on your oven door. If you look closely, you will find that there are actually two types of rubber seals for an oven door. One is for the oven frame and the other sits behind the front and back section of the door. The first kind can easily be replaced by yourself, but the second requires professional help.
If you are thinking about replacing your rubber seal for your oven door yourself, we have a varied range of rubber oven door seals
here at Cooker Spare Parts that should suit your needs - such as this Oven Door Seal
(Part Number: C00111687
). This seal will fit a selection of Hotpoint
cooker models, and is one of the most popular oven door seals we sell.
How to replace your Rubber Seal For an Oven Door
Remove the old rubber seal by loosening any holding screws on the innards of the oven door.
Be sure to clean away any leftover grease or dirt. Any leftover grease could lead to the replacement rubber seal for your oven door becoming unstuck. Take a look at our cooker cleaning products
here if you need some help!
Dry the area after cleaning it and begin to place the new seal in the place of the old one. Press down the sides as you go to secure it properly.
Use the holding screws you replaced earlier to keep the rubber seal in place.
Once you have made your way around the entire oven door, take one last look to ensure the rubber seal is straight. Slide your fingers along the length of the rubber seal for an oven door to make sure there are no bumps or gaps.
And it's as easy as that! If you need any help with this process, we're on hand to help whenever you need.
If you have any questions about this process or rubber seals for an oven door you can call our experts on 02920 452 510. If you'd like to browse our full range of rubber seals for an oven door, just click here.