Worked mostly ok, but has recently developed a problem.
The door won't close fully - remains slightly ajar causing heat to escape and the light to remain on. Can temporarily be cured by open and closing forcefully, but problem ultimately remains. There is no obvious adjustment mechanism on the hinges to correct for this. Haven't tried the self cleaning mode mode yet. Temperature seems to run a bit lower than indicated as well.
Update 4/4/21- Replaced the hinges - they seem to have been redesigned, so this is possibly a known problem? Door stays shut now. Placed an oven thermometer in and the temperature is lower than indicated most of the time, so adjust accordingly.
Purchased in September 2016 at Noel Leeming.
Persistent Electrical Fault
Installed this oven in Nov 16, by Oct 17 it had an electrical fault. This was fixed under warranty. In Dec 17 the fault reoccurred and, after an intervention by Harvey Norman, all the electrics were replaced. In Dec 2018 the same fault occurred again and this time fixed under the repair warranty as it was 53 weeks old. And now 13 months on the same fault has occurred again. I spoke to Westinghouse customer service this afternoon to explain that in 3 years we had had the same fault 4 times. They were extremely rude and said their "hands were tie...d" because it was so far out of warranty, when in fact it is only 13 months since the fault was last fixed and it is the same fault that keeps reoccuring This is a $1200 oven that is not able to work for more than 12 months at a time without repair and Westinghouse are happy to hide behind the fact that the repairs last just over the warranty time.
Purchased in July 2016 at Harvey Norman for $1,200.00.
Worst Purchase Ever!
We loved this oven at first, cooking was even and tailored settings were great! Then after 2 years the door stopped closing properly and we had to prop closed the door to even reach temperature. It seems the door is too heavy for the cheap brackets they’ve used. Third time we’ve fixed it in a year. Then the fan began making a horrible sound and needed fixing. Add in the burning smell from the pyro clean being pushed out the front fan can’t say I’d recommend especially after having a cheap Chef brand oven for over 10 years with no issues. Thought we’d slash out and get quality but it’s just a horrible design and will never by Westinghouse again.
Purchased in June 2016.
Reliable however has some issues
The features and design is very nice and useful. Food is generally cooked well. My only complaints are that after a while the door stopped closing fully by itself and I had to wedge it shut. If I don’t wedge it shut it takes longer to heat up and I can feel heat escaping into my kitchen
Love this oven
We did a lot of research before deciding on the Westinghouse WVEP615S. We wanted two 600mm ovens with plenty of internal capacity and flexibility. We were not disappointed. Food is cooked beautifully! It has 10 settings that allows you to get excellent results. We love the pizza setting and rapid heat. I have used the pyrolitic setting once so far. You do have to make sure that ALL the shelf racks are removed and ALWAYS wipe down the interior of the glass door and any large greasy spills BEFORE commencing. I didn’t and found that the gr...ease on the glass got burnt on. It took ages to get that off! I now wipe the glass after every use..easy. Ventilate the room too as you can get some smells during the cleaning process. The control panel is very user friendly and the timer easy to use. Overall we are very happy.
Good oven and does the iob
Good price and working fine. However I find the baking function not as good as my mother-in-law’s Eletronux. Many types of cooking avaibaleb, good for family use. Find it hard to clean, and it takes a while to cool down after use, but I guess it is common. Would recommend this
This oven has only been installed, in an oven tower, a few weeks ago. All part of extensive renovations.
Honestly, so far I have only used it twice to heat pies. I just used the 'pizza' setting. This seemed to work.
I have to use it from the side because I cannot reach in from the front. The door is quite deep.
I just wanted to thank others for their reviews because it does help to know what to look out for, if I should ever take
up baking and roasting again.
We will see how I progress.
Full featured. Thermostat seems low.
Typically, recipes suggest a lower cooking temperature for a fan-forced oven. We've found those temperatures too low. It may have something to do with the thermostat setting. We're not fussed. We simply continue to use regular recommended temperatures. Other than that, it cooks very evenly throughout the oven. We can cook bread rolls on all three racks at the same time, no problem
Updated our oven after 15 years and great product great options and so easy to use. Done more cooking baking and cooks great and evenly. Easy clean options. Worth the extra money and as other say can't fault the product. Old name still going great guns. Get on it. Wouldn't buy anything else. Has all features you need without being over the top.
Can't fault it
Had no issues with this oven, expect it took us a little while to get used to the different nobs then we are used to. Enjoy cooking in the oven. Love the heat proof door- so no burning fingers (and my lab sits right up against the door so she is lucky we got it 2). Easy to clean with the pyro function though it takes a long time. Cooling down once turned off does take a while but I guess we only notice it because it tells you it's still cooling. I'm pleased with the purchase. Also looks great in our kitchen!
Questions & Answers
WE are finding our ovens - we just bought 2 the same WVEP615SC - are very under powered - we have to cook at least 20-30 degrees above the normal temperature and takes half again as long to cook than our previous smeg ovens??? We had a westinghouse oven 6 years ago and it was great but not feeling happy this time.
Very disappointing !
Is this typical? The fan setting seems uselessly slow and temp too low and the bake option takes forever to get things brown on top !
westinghouse oven wvep615sc - child lock/ safety lock has been engaged and door opened before it beeped. So lock has come on with door open. We can not get it to unlock. Help please!
|Category||Wall Ovens||Wall Ovens|
|Type||Conventional (Conduction)||Conventional (Conduction)|
|Features||Pyrolytic (Self-Cleaning)||Pyrolytic (Self-Cleaning)|
|Colour / Finish||Stainless Steel||White|
|Dimensions||595 x 596 x 572 mm||595 x 596 x 572 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Release date||June 2015||June 2015|
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