Wall oven venting

phylhlNovember 13, 2012

My Miele double ovens sometimes make a whistling sound when cooling down after turning off the oven. Technician came out and started to investigate how the oven was venting (per the specs provided to KD). Turns out, they accidentally made the bottom of the cabinet a solid piece, so there is zero air flow getting to the back of the oven (which is a solid wall). Who knows if this is the reason for the whistle (of course it didn't whistle when technician was here!). But he said lack of intake air could cause the oven to adjust it's temp and not get hot enough inside, because the sensors would sense something and would automatically adjust so it wouldn't overheat.

I tried to find info on other brand ovens to see if ventilation was a common thing with wall ovens - can't find anything. Thought I'd ask here. Thx.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
camphappy

Check with the appliance forum, they might know.

    Bookmark   November 14, 2012 at 1:26AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
KitchenAid Mixer - Sea glass or azure blue
I'm having a tough time deciding between the Sea glass...
sillyk
The Kitchen Designer Landscape
There seems to be a few scenarios out there. Some I...
denizenx
Kitchen Plan... getting closer!
I wasn't pleased with the idea of having to separate...
Dietitian
Granite countertop color question
My wife and I just bought some granite countertops. In...
dsm1995gst
How best to trick this space out as a pantry?
Hi all. I currently have a roomy walk-in pantry (4'...
jenmendel23
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™