Trade Spares for Cooker Repair

We at Cooker Spare Parts have helped countless people to get their ovens up and running again, but did you know that we're also a leading supplier of trade spares to people who repair kitchen appliances for a living?

Because we stock such a comprehensive range of cooker parts, we've become very popular among tradespeople who constantly need to purchase new components in order to get the job done. If you need to order any parts, you can get them from the Cooker Spare Parts website as usual, but you may prefer to set up a trade account with us and enjoy a variety of additional benefits.

How to set up a trade account

Trade orders are processed via our sister site, Thermuparts. Here's how to set up a trade account for your business:

  • Go to www.thermuparts.co.uk/account/traderegister.
  • Fill in the registration form - enter your company / contact details and choose a password.
  • Click the 'Create Account' button to complete the registration process.

Once you have created a Thermuparts trade account, you will be able to place trade orders online and benefit from the excellent trade discounts that we offer on a wide range of parts. In addition to cooker spares, you can also purchase the following via the Thermuparts site:

  • Refrigerator spares
  • Washing machine spares
  • Dishwasher spares
  • Freezer spares
  • Tumble dryer spares

You will also have access to our helpful customer service team, who will always be on hand during normal working hours to answer any questions you have.

Is your oven taking longer than it should to cook your meals? Have you been following all cooking instructions to the letter - selecting the right temperature and leaving your food in for exactly as long as you're told - only to find that, when you open the door, everything is still lukewarm and half-raw?

If so, the problem may be that your oven isn't getting hot enough. Just because you're turning the knob to 200° doesn't mean that the oven is actually reaching that temperature, and if you're constantly having to pop your dinner back in for another few minutes just to get it cooked properly, there's probably a problem with your appliance that needs to be addressed.

What's wrong with my oven?

When an oven is getting warm but not warm enough, the most likely culprit is the oven thermostat. This is the part of the cooker that measures the temperature inside your oven and switches the heating element/burner on or off accordingly. If the temperature is lower than the setting you've chosen, the thermostat will switch on the element/burner to heat things up; if the temperature starts to exceed your setting, it will turn the heat off until things cool down and the cycle begins again.

However, this process goes wrong when your thermostat is broken or improperly calibrated. If your oven's not getting hot enough, this suggests that your thermostat is misreading the temperature in there, thinking that it's hotter than it actually is and turning off the heat too soon as a result.

Of course, if your oven isn't heating up at all, the more likely explanation is that the heat source itself is faulty. Electric ovens rely on elements, while gas ovens use burners; either way, if that critical part is broken, your food won't even get lukewarm until you replace it.

If you have any other questions about your cooker and which parts you might need to get it working again, feel free to get in touch with the Cooker Spare Parts customer service team. We'll do our very best to assist you!

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oven fan not working!
Fan ovens allow us to cook our meals far more efficiently. With a fan the oven can heat up more quickly, giving you more control over the food you are cooking. However, when this oven part becomes faulty the whole cooking process can be compromised!

How do I know my oven fan isn't working?


The easiest way to know that your fan is not working in your oven is if you hear it being louder than usual or moving much slower. Your oven will also heat up much slower, so if you can see the over lights and elements heating up it's most likely a problem with your fan. 

How do I replace my oven fan?


Luckily, here at Cooker Spare Parts, we have an excellent range of replacement parts to replace your oven fan. The quicker you replace your oven fan the quicker you can get your oven back up to its top performance. To see our full range of replacement oven fans click here.

We have a wide range of oven fan replacements so be sure that the one you purchase will fit your model by searching for it through our parts search feature and by checking the product description thoroughly. 

There’s no need to get a new oven or spend a lot of money hiring an engineer to come out and fix it. Replacing this oven part doesn’t need to be difficult, in fact, we have a whole blog post dedicated to explaining how you can replace your oven fan, that you can find here:


For any other information about your fan not working in your oven, feel free to get in touch with our expert team. We are more than happy to help so give us a call on 02920 452 510


Replace your oven element with Cooker Spare Parts

If your oven isn’t heating up it’s likely that you have a faulty oven element. A common reason for this is that oven element burning has occurred. Due to the hot temperatures within the oven cavity, it isn’t unusual for it to burn out while enduring the high temperatures.

Without a fully functioning oven element, your oven will be unable to heat up and this means your oven is useless for cooking! So here’s some advice on what you need to do. 

How can I tell if my oven element has burned out?


If your oven element has burned out the appearance of it is often a clear indication. It may bright spots and/or patches that look like it has been burned. 

What can I do if my oven element is burning?


Unfortunately, similarly to a lightbulb, there is no way to repair a burnt oven element. Luckily we do have a fantastic selection of replacement oven elements to get your cooker back up and running in no time. 

How do I replace my oven element?


We understand that repairing your own oven may seem like a daunting process, but it doesn't have to be difficult or cost you a lot of money. Click here to read our step by step guide on replacing your oven element

If you need any further advice on what replacement parts you need for your cooker, do not hesitate to get in touch. Give our expert team a call on 02920 452 510

Gas Oven Problems

Gas ovens are becoming a somewhat uncommon sight in British kitchens, but gas oven problems still occur. Electric cookers - though more expensive to run - are simpler to install, easier to clean, and better at cooking food evenly than their gas-powered counterparts, and so it's not too difficult to see why a lot of people are opting for electric appliances nowadays.

That being said, there are still plenty of gas ovens in use, and if you're reading this, you may well have one in your own home.

Unfortunately, there are quite a few gas oven (or any kind of oven, for that matter) problems that could occur while you own one. We're here today to help you work out what's wrong with your gas appliance and, hopefully, get it working again!

Gas oven problems - what's the matter with it?

For specific information on your gas oven problem and how to solve it, choose the scenario that most closely resembles the issue you're experiencing:

 

  • There's no gas reaching the oven when I switch it on. This indicates that you probably have a problem with your gas supply. Check your meter - is it in the 'ON' position? Are you up to date on your utility bill payments? If the answer to both of those questions is 'yes', you should contact the 24hr gas emergency service immediately as there may be a leak. The number to call is 0800 111 999.

  • The oven isn't heating up. This problem may occur because your ignition generator isn't working - i.e. gas is flowing into the oven, but the component that ignites the flammable gas isn't doing its job and may need replacing. Alternatively, there may be a problem with the oven burner itself - if this is the case, you can buy a replacement burner here.

  • The oven heats up, but the temperature is wrong. If your gas oven frequently over- or under-cooks your food, it may be because your oven thermostat (the part that tells the burner when to heat up and when to cool down) is faulty or not calibrated properly. Of course, it could be something far simpler - for instance, if your oven's door seal is broken, heat may be escaping from the oven cavity and forcing you to leave your food in for longer.

Do you still have gas oven problems? Contact the Cooker Spare Parts team for further assistance!

IMPORTANT: You should not conduct any work on a gas oven (or any gas appliance) unless you are a member of the Gas Safe Register. Gas appliances can be dangerous, and only qualified personnel should attempt to service them.