REPLACING ADHESIVE BONDED DOOR HINGES.
Separate door hinges are now available for various models. Refer to the relevant Technical
Publication for hinge Part Numbers for any specific model variant or refer to attached list.
PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING ADHESIVE BONDED DOOR HINGES:
PARTS REQUIRED: DOOR HINGE(S), FOR RELEVANT MODEL
(You will also need safety glasses, white spirits, a clean rag, a 15mm chisel and heat gun)
1/ Remove door inner panel and place on a soft surface, such as carpet or towelling.
2/ If a hinge is already loose, undo screws & remove. If hinge is still stuck to door,
undo screws, carefully heat with a heat gun until RTV is soft then remove the
3/ Heat and scrape off all RTV using a sharp 15 mm chisel & clean surfaces with
4/ Thoroughly dry off all traces of white spirit, using a dry, clean cloth.
5/ Extrude a bead of RTV747 onto the door pan and immediately press hinge into
place. (Note: RTV “skins” very rapidly – this reduces adhesion). Fasten screws.
6/ Place weight on hinge & leave overnight, preferably 24 hours, for RTV to set.
Alternatively, reassemble fit door to oven & ask customer to leave overnight before