San Diego Appliance Repair Service. How to understand that the sensor does not work on the hob panel? If the sensors do not respond to the touch of your finger or react with a delayed reaction, you will not be able to use the hob, even though the other components of the hob are in good working order. Despite the fact that there are not so many reasons why the sensor does not work on the hob, it will not be possible to determine it without disassembling the hob. The reason may be a banal wiring fault, poor contact, or failure of the electronic control module. If you do not have experience in repairing the hob, we do not recommend that you start solving the problem yourself. If you have a broken sensor on the hob, clean the surface and restart the appliance. If this does not help – feel free to call the service technician at San Diego Appliance Repair Service. Features of induction hobs Unlike electric, induction hobs use a different type of heating element – induction coils, which under the influence of voltage create an electromagnetic field with a high frequency. The magnetic field heats the ferromagnetic alloy inside the cookware. That is, not the burner is heated, but the cookware itself. You need to know! It is advisable to cook food on the hob in special dishes with a thickened bottom filled with a ferromagnetic alloy, which, in fact, is heated. The box with such cookware is marked with a spiral symbol. It is allowed to use ordinary dishes (the bottom should attract a magnet), but the efficiency of the device is significantly reduced. Depending on the model, hobs can be equipped with 2 to 5 burners. Optionally, the burners can have a heating expansion zone, combined with each other into a large zone (Bridge function). The burners differ in shape and power, for which the induction coil is responsible. To activate and control the operating modes of the hob, a touch panel is used, connected to the electronic module that controls the appliance. To prevent accidental inadvertent switching on of the appliance, the touch panel is locked. New models of hobs Bosch, and other brands, in addition to the above, can be equipped with other useful functions:The sensor in the induction hob does not work All glass ceramic hobs, induction and electric, as well as freestanding glass ceramic hobs from Bosch, and other companies, use touch control. One day you notice that the hob sensor does not respond to touch. What to do in this case? Procedure in the case when the sensor on the hob does not work at all or works poorly: 1. Reset the touch control panel by disconnecting the appliance from the 220 V network and waiting 1-2 minutes. 2. Thoroughly clean the hob from grease and dirt deposits. 3. Call the master from
- adjust the power of a particular burner,
- automatically control the boiling process,
- turn off all burners for a while,
- save energy – use residual heat,
- integrate with the exhaust system to adjust its power,
- track the operation of the hob via the Internet by installing an application on your smartphone, etc.