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Topic # 114079 7-Feb-2013 15:16
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We're in the process of moving into a new home and I've just noticed that the oven won't turn on.

It's a Simpson Neptune, and I believe the model number is 1U602W.

The elements on top of the oven heat up ok, but not inside the oven.  I've tried both bake and grill and the elements (both top and bottom) don't even get warm.

I'm guessing the oven is in automatic mode.  Does anyone know how to get it out of automatic?

There's an analogue clock with two buttons to the right of the clock.  The top button is marked "Start".  The bottom button has two icons, top icon looks like a little clock and the bottom icon looks like a pot with steam coming off it.  The bottom button can be pulled out and then when you turn the button the clock changes the time (hands move).

I've tried looking for a manual but without luck, the Simpson website only seems to have manuals for half a dozen ovens, probably just their latest models by the look of it.

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  Reply # 756986 7-Feb-2013 15:18
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Hey,

Sorry if I missed this in you post but do you have any evidence that the oven is actually powered up? I know some kitchen have a separate switch for the oven that can turn off the power at the wall.

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  Reply # 756988 7-Feb-2013 15:21
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gcorgnet: Hey,

Sorry if I missed this in you post but do you have any evidence that the oven is actually powered up? I know some kitchen have a separate switch for the oven that can turn off the power at the wall.

Guillaume


He did say the elements are working, so the unit appears to be getting power.




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  Reply # 756993 7-Feb-2013 15:31

Turn the bottom switch until the icon at 9 o'clock changes to a hand.

Edit - for clarification, the top button marked "start" is just a start button for the timer function.  The bottom knob acts as a mode/timer toggle when rotated, when you pull it out and rotate it it lets you change the clock.



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  Reply # 756994 7-Feb-2013 15:36
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Yes there's power, the stove elements work ok and the oven light comes on ok.

KevinL: Ah, yes, I forgot to mention that on the clock face, at the 9 o'clock position, there's a little cut out window that is currently showing a 0. I assume the hand icon will mean it's in manual? I'll try it when I next get into the house. Thanks!

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  Reply # 757003 7-Feb-2013 16:03
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Yep - turn the dial until it has a hand there - that is Manual mode.

Came across this on Christmas Day at the local Community Lunch and the cook could not figure it out and was in a right royal panic!

I showed her how to work it and all was good, lunch was only 10 minutes late - but that was because she had no idea how to reheat the brilliant gravy someone had made for us and instead she stuffed it up!

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  Reply # 757006 7-Feb-2013 16:14
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It will almost definitely something to do with the time, as these things rarely go wrong. Otherwsie it could be a fuse.



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  Reply # 759323 11-Feb-2013 09:23
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All fixed now! Now the only problem is that the clock makes a sort of grinding noise, which is annoying. I think it's the gears wearing out.

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  Reply # 759326 11-Feb-2013 09:32
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Id say its time for a new oven before more expensive problems arise through lack of parts.

When we moved, the guy doing the property check also checked the fixed electrical e.g. stove, rangehood etc for general operation i.e. on/off / all functions working.


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  Reply # 759356 11-Feb-2013 10:49
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MurrayM: All fixed now! Now the only problem is that the clock makes a sort of grinding noise, which is annoying. I think it's the gears wearing out.


You'll probably find if you twiddle with the other knobs that you'll solve that problem also. I hate ovens with automatic functions!

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