An old 24 inch ele.range with no gasket on door.

ApplianceHotpoint Range

Modeldon'tknow

Level of DifficultyDifficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Richard From Arlington, MA

May 12, 2011

1 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

The oven is used but in good condition. I rent so decided to see if I could get a gasket and attach it myself. I am a skilled builder (carpentry, etc,) and tried to attach it with small sheet metal screws every 4 inches or so, but unfortunately, the gasket was too short and was a little too thick. This made it seal well as I was closing the door but held the top out slightly. So...it didn't work. I doubt there is an alternative but it was a good effort. I think I will keep a fan in the kitchen to change the air when I broil.

This was my fault, not yours.
So if you make a gasket that has more softness, therefore more compressible I can try that. The gap is 3/16 inches x 48 inches.
Thanks a lot,
Richard Lagasse

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Oven Door Gasket with Mounting Clips

Part Number: PS244546

$35.14
In Stock