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Offline Servant316

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BOSCH Oven Door Will Not Close Completely
« on: September 02, 2011, 09:14:42 PM »


I have a problem with the closing of the UPPER oven door on a HDI7282U/01. It seems that the door hangs agape about .25". No one has ever put anything heavy on the open door or otherwise knowingly "sprung" it...this just happened over time (the ovens are about 10 years old).

Clearly there's a problem with the hindge (one side or both) and replacing these looks pretty straight-forward...but before I go and take the whole thing apart and order hinges at about $90 each (and I may need both sides I suppose), I'm wondering if anyone knows if these are ADJUSTABLE. Is there an adjustment I could make to tighten the hindge and close the gap...or am I just going to need to bite the bullet and order hinges?

Thanks in advance for any advice!

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Re: BOSCH Oven Door Will Not Close Completely
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2011, 09:50:55 PM »
Try this: Place a broom handle half way up from the hinge and apply pressure to the top of the oven just till the hinge moves out a hair. Let us know. Get the fulcrum just right and the hinge should move out enough to make it shut tighter. Don't break the glass
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Offline slcolucci

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Re: BOSCH Oven Door Will Not Close Completely
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2011, 04:08:23 PM »
After reading about the Bosch incredible lack of response by Bosch to this ongoing problem, I have come up with the ultimate solution to keeping the ^$#%%^ door closed. For $5 worth of case hardware, I screwed (like Bosch did me) the clasp to the oven exterior. Perfect!

Offline whirlpooltech

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Re: BOSCH Oven Door Will Not Close Completely
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2011, 06:56:43 PM »
Don't you need to leave your oven pulled out from the wall for that to work?

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