20 Most Recent Smeg A42-5 Dual Fuel (Electric and Gas) Kitchen Range Questions & Answers


I found a pdf of the manual for your stove. See the link below to download the pdf.
If you press the button that looks like a bell under the clock you can use + an - keys to set the minutes for a reminder timer that won't turn off the oven.
After turning the thermostat to the temp you want and function knob to the setting you want set the cooking time as follows.
You press the button that looks like steam coming off a pan below the clock for 1/2 second .
Then use + an - keys to set the minutes. Every 12 minutes will make a new segment light up on the inside ring so the numbers corospond to hours on the inside ring.
When the time is where you want it, wait 6 to 10 seconds and the cooking and timer will start.

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Smeg A42-5 Dual... | Answered on Jun 05, 2014


check that the fan mounting screws or bolts are in place and tightened

Smeg A42-5 Dual... | Answered on Aug 02, 2010


Same problem here. Pressing hard on the fascia worked for a bit, but now fails to work.

The thing I've noticed is that the whole section above the grill gets extremely hot when the grill is used, i.e. the panel with all the dials and the clock. I don't remember this always being the case, so I'm wondering if some heat dispersal mechanism (a fan perhaps?) has failed over the years... effectively causing the clock's electronics to get cooked. You've had three clock modules in five years?!

Smeg A42-5 Dual... | Answered on Jan 21, 2010


Hi There
I have found this for to read and hope this will help you. Let me know how it goes.
The clock stopped The non-electronic clocks on electric range/ovens often don't last long. That's a problem, because the clock is essential to the self-cleaning and timed-bake features. Clocks are rarely repairable--you usually just have to replace them. Electronic clocks have been more reliable. But, they're often integrated with several other features of the range/oven. So when the clock develops a defect, it often renders the entire oven and broiler inoperative. The electronic clock is usually integrated with a circuit board, and the touchpad that holds the buttons you press is often a separate component. If your electronic clock is defective, you may need to replace the touchpad, circuit board, or both. Although these may be expensive, they aren't usually very complicated to replace.
Thank you for writing to fix ya.
Best Regards Richard

Smeg A42-5 Dual... | Answered on Jan 07, 2010


there may have been a nut welded in the roof that has worked itself loose,or more likely you have stripped the thread.

try using a self-tapping screw to hold it in place

Smeg A42-5 Dual... | Answered on Dec 24, 2008


Hey there, Shouldn't be too difficult. Just two nuts to remove. If unsure about reconnecting wiring, draw yourself a little diagram clearly indicating the colours. Let me know if you are having further problems.

Smeg A42-5 Dual... | Answered on Nov 07, 2008


whilst alarm is ringing press the minus (-) button. there are 3 volumes to choose.

Smeg Kitchen... | Answered on Feb 04, 2019


Mostly when you can light up the pits without the clicker, then that means that there is no power on the stove at all. Check the power cord running to it (which generate the sparks) and see if there is any damage to it.

Smeg Kitchen... | Answered on Jan 16, 2019


Check the regulator at your gas bottles may need replacing

Smeg Kitchen... | Answered on Nov 18, 2018


even stainless steel will tarnish with the heat from the flame
all metal discolours with heat so the cleaning products will only be to remove spilt food etc from the hob

Smeg Kitchen... | Answered on Aug 14, 2017

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