How to replace the fan motor blower on an oven, Hotpoint, Indesit

  1. Cooker & Oven
    How to replace the fan motor blower on an oven, Hotpoint, Indesit
  2. Safety First:Remove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools Required: A Phillips Screwdriver 
    Phillips screwdriver (small)
  4. From the top of the appliance remove the top retaining screws
    BIMS31 Oven Top 1
  5. Screw removed
    BIMS31 Oven Top 2
  6. Remove further top retaining screws
    BIMS31 Oven Top 3
  7. Remove further top retaining screws
    BIMS31 Oven Top 4
  8. Remove further top retaining screws
    BIMS31 Oven Top 5
  9. From the rear lift the top up
    BIMS31 Oven Top 6
  10. Draw the top towards you and remove it
    BIMS31 Oven Top 7
  11. Top removed
    BIMS31 Oven Top Removed
  12. Locate the fan motor blower
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 1a
  13. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful) and remove them
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 1
  14. Wires removed
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 2
  15. Grip the fan motor and twist upwards 
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 3
  16.  In this position the fan motor can be removed
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 4
  17. Pull the fan motor spindle out of the blower this will be slightly tight
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 5
  18. Fan motor removed
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 7
  19. Take the new fan motor from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower Image
  20. Locate the new fan motor spindle into the blower
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 6
  21. Push the new fan motor spindle into the blower
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 5
  22. Locate the new fan motor into the blower casing
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 4 
  23. Twist the new fan motor downwards to lock into place
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 3
  24. Refit the wires in the right place
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 1
  25. Check the blower does not foul up on the plastic casing
    BIMS31 Motor Blower 10
  26. Check both sides and slide to adjust if necessary 
    BIMS31 Motor Blower 11
  27. Spin the blower to make sure it spins freely 
    BIMS31 Motor Blower 12
  28. New fan motor in place
    BIMS31 Fan Motor Blower 1a
  29. Replace the top and push it forward into position
    BIMS31 Oven Top 7
  30. Lower the top down into position
    BIMS31 Oven Top 6
  31. Replace the top retaining screws
    BIMS31 Oven Top 2
  32. Tighten the top retaining screws
    BIMS31 Oven Top 1
  33. Replace and tighten further top retaining screws
    BIMS31 Oven Top 5
  34. Replace and tighten further top retaining screws
    BIMS31 Oven Top 4
  35. Replace and tighten further top retaining screws
    BIMS31 Oven Top 3
  36. 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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