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Condensation in Oven Glass Window

Topics:

  • Is it normal for the glass on an oven door to fog up?
  • Should steam form in the oven door glass?
  • Should steam escape through the window or door between the glass and the metal?
  • Water dripping from the oven door

Answer:

It is possible for the glass pack in an oven door to form fog, steam, or form moisture during use.

  • This is primarily related to the temperature used, the length of time used, and the moisture content of the food being cooked.
  • Depending on the moisture content of the food and the length of time used, there may be enough condensation built up to drip off the oven door when it is opened.

This moisture frequently dissipates after the unit cools down. 

  • Condensation in doors of Next E Series Ovens might not dissipate, due to the updated design and improved sealing.
  • In this case, running the oven may help to drive hot air through the door glass to help in drying it out. However, there is no fix or solution for condensation between glass panels.

Condensation can build up between the panes of glass because of the way the door is built. For more information, refer to Oven Door Glass Seal.

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If moisture does not dissipate, no troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.

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