How to replace the terminal block on an oven, Hotpoint, Indesit

  1. Cooker & Oven
    How to replace the terminal block 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. Indesit (BIMS31KABIX)
    BIMS31 Image
  5. Locate the rear panel 
    BIMS31 Rear Image
  6. Locate the terminal block
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 1
  7. Release the front cover of the terminal
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 2
  8. Open the front cover of the terminal block
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 3
  9.  Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful) and remove them BIMS31 Terminal Block 4
  10. Remove the screw retaining the wire clamp
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 5
  11. Lift up the wire clamp on the terminal block
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 6
  12. Using the phillips screwdriver release the wire retaining screws
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 7
  13. Remove the wires leaving the retaining screws in place
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 8
  14. Release further retaining screws
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 9
  15. Release further retaining screws
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 11
  16. Remove the wires from the terminal block
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 13
  17. Wires removed
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 14
  18. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the terminal block retaining screws
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 15
  19. Remove further terminal block retaining screws
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 16
  20. Terminal block retaining screws removed
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 17
  21. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the rear panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Rear Panel 1
  22. Remove further rear panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Rear Panel 2
  23. Remove further rear panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Rear Panel 3
  24. Remove further rear panel retaining screws BIMS31 Rear Panel 4
  25. Tilt the rear panel outwards
    BIMS31 Rear Panel 5
  26. Locate the terminal block on the inside of the rear panel
    BIMS31 Rear Panel 6
  27. Push the terminal block retaining clips to release the terminal block
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 18
  28. Push the terminal block through the rear panel
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 19
  29. Reposition the back panel onto the appliance
    BIMS31 Rear Panel 5
  30. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the rear panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Rear Panel 4
  31. Replace further rear panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Rear Panel 3
  32. Replace further rear panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Rear Panel 2
  33. Replace further rear panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Rear Panel 1
  34. Grip the terminal block and pull away from the rear panel
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 20
  35. Pull the terminal block with wires attached through the rear panel
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 21
  36. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful) and remove them BIMS31 Terminal Block 22
  37. Wires removed from the terminal block
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 23
  38. Make sure the wires do not fall inside the appliance
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 24
  39. Take the terminal block from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    BIMS31 Terminal Block image
  40. Connect the wires to the new terminal block
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 23
  41. Wires connected to the new terminal block
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 22
  42. Locate the new terminal block into the rear panel
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 20
  43. Push the new terminal block into the rear panel until it clicks into place
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 25
  44. Replace the terminal block retaining screws
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 15
  45. Feed the wires over the top of the screw thread
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 12
  46. Using the phillips screwdriver tighten the wire retaining screw
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 11
  47. Fit the remaining wires making sure they are in the right place
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 8
  48. Using the phillips screwdriver tighten the remaining wire retaining screws
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 7
  49. Fold the wire retaining clamp down into position
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 6
  50. Using the phillips screwdriver tighten the clamp retaining screw
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 5
  51. Close the cover of the terminal block
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 2
  52. New terminal block in possition
    BIMS31 Terminal Block 1
  53. 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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