How to replace a door hinge on an oven

  1. Cooker & Oven
    How to replace a door hinge on an oven
  2. Safety First:Remove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools Required: A Phillips screwdriver
    Phillips screwdriver (small)
  4. Indesit (BIMS31KABIX)
    BIMS31 Image
  5. Open the door
    BIMS31 Image Door Open
  6. Locate the hinges on both sides
    BIMS31 Door Removal 1 
  7. Lift the hinge latch on both hinges
    BIMS31 Door Removal 2
  8. Fold the latch over as far as it will go
    BIMS31 Door Removal 3
  9. Fold the latch over as far as it will go on the other hinge
    BIMS31 Door Removal 4
  10. Lift the door up to the hinge latch
    BIMS31 Door Removal 5
  11. Lift the door further to remove it from the appliance
    BIMS31 Door Removal 6
  12. Remove the door from the appliance
    BIMS31 Door Removal 7
  13. Door removed
    BIMS31 Door Removed
  14. Place the door on a protective surface,dustsheet, cardboard, etc
    BIMS31 Door
  15. Stand the door on its hinges and remove the door glass retaining screws
    BIMS31 Door Handle 1
  16. Remove the door glass retaining screws
    BIMS31 Door Handle 3
  17. Turn the door so the front door glass faces you
    BIMS31 Door Handle 5
  18. Lift the front door glass out of the lower track of the oven door
    BIMS31 Door Handle 6
  19. Lay the door down on a suitable surface
    BIMS31 Hinge 1
  20. Remove the hinge retaining screw from the door face
    BIMS31 Hinge 2
  21. Stand the door up so that the hinge is at the top
    BIMS31 Hinge 4
  22. Remove the hinge retaining screw
    BIMS31 Hinge 5
  23. Remove a further hinge retaining screw
    BIMS31 Hinge 6
  24. Screws removed
    BIMS31 Hinge 7
  25. Remove the hinge from the door
    BIMS31 Hinge 8
  26. Hinge removed from the door
    BIMS31 Hinge Removed
  27. Take the new door hinge from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    BIMS31 Hinge Image
  28. Fit the new hinge to the door
    BIMS31 Hinge 8
  29. Make sure the new hinge is lined up with the screw holes
    BIMS31 Hinge 7
  30. Replace the hinge retaining screws
    BIMS31 Hinge 6
  31. Replace a further hinge retaining screw
    BIMS31 Hinge 5
  32. Hinge in place now lay the door down and fit the final screw
    BIMS31 Hinge 4
  33. Replace the hinge retaining screw to the door face
    BIMS31 Hinge 3
  34. Tighten the hinge retaining screw to the door face
    BIMS31 Hinge 2
  35. New hinge in place
    BIMS31 Hinge 1
  36. Fit the front door glass into the lower track on the oven door
    BIMS31 Door Handle 6
  37. Make sure the door glass lines up with the screw holes
    BIMS31 Door Handle 5
  38. Turn the door around
    BIMS31 Door Handle 4
  39. Replace the door glass retaining screws
    BIMS31 Door Handle 2
  40. Tighten the door glass retaining screws
    BIMS31 Door Handle 1
  41. Tighten the door glass retaining screws do not overtighten
    BIMS31 Door Handle 3
  42. Offer the door up to the appliance to locate the hinges
    BIMS31 Door Removal 7
  43. Feed the hinges into the appliance on both sides
    BIMS31 Door Removal 6
  44. Lower the door to its open position
    BIMS31 Door Removal 4
  45. Lower the door to its open position
    BIMS31 Door Removal 3
  46. Fold the latches back into the locked position on both sides
    BIMS31 Door Removal 8
  47. Fold the latches back into the locked position on both sides
    BIMS31 Door Removal 9
  48. Close the door the appliance is now ready for use
    BIMS31 Image



Disclaimer: The information provided has been prepared as a guide only and the steps taken are likely to vary for different appliance models. We strongly recommend using a qualified engineer to undertake major repairs and fault finding.

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