Lincoln Impinger Pizza Oven Troubleshooting
Lincoln Impinger Pizza Oven Troubleshooting

Lincoln Impinger Pizza Oven Troubleshooting

Lincoln Impinger Pizza Oven Troubleshooting Lincoln makes a wide range of cooking equipment, including world-class pizza ovens. The Lincoln 1100 Series Impinger Oven can quickly cook up a pizza pie in a matter of minutes. If a rare issue ever pops up, don’t let it stop you. Below are helpful Lincoln impinger pizza oven troubleshooting tips to help you out.

Lincoln Impinger Pizza Oven Troubleshooting Solutions

Fan Won’t Run

  • Poor power supply – See if the circuit breakers need to be reset or the power cord is unplugged.
  • Faulty fuse holder – Have an authorized technician check and replace the fuse holder.
  • Faulty fan motor – An authorized technician needs to check and replace the fan motor.
  • Faulty fan relay and switch – Any electrical issues with the relay and switch will need to be checked or repaired by an authorized technician.

Oven Won’t Heat

  • No gas supply – See if the manual gas valve is open. If it’s shut, open the valve.
  • Temperature adjustment too low – Make sure the temperature is adjusted at a high enough temperature.
  • Faulty fuse amp or fuse holder – Have the fuse amp or fuse holder checked and repaired by an authorized technician.
  • Faulty fan – See troubleshooting steps under “Fan Won’t Run” for potential issues with the oven fan.
  • Faulty thermostat – The control box’s high-limit thermostat might need to be reset or replaced. Contact an authorized service technician to remedy.
  • Faulty transformer – There might not be voltage to the transformer. An authorized technician will need to reset or replace it.
  • Faulty igniter or ignition control – An authorized technician will need to run tests on the control before repairing or replacing.

Flame Won’t Stay Lit

  • Poor power supply – See if the circuit breakers need to be reset or the power cord is unplugged.
  • Faulty flame sensor, igniter and ignition control – An authorized technician will need to run tests on the control before repairing or replacing.

No Main Flame, Low Flame On

  • Temperature adjustment knob too low – Make sure the temperature adjustment knob is at the correct setting.
  • Faulty temperature control board or potentiometer – The potentiometer or temperature control board could be broken. An authorized technician will need to repair or replace.
  • Faulty thermocouple probe – An authorized technician will need to test the thermocouple probe and replace, if necessary.

Conveyor Won’t Run

  • Conveyor out of adjustment – Reposition the conveyor so it’s properly aligned and adjusted. The conveyor belt also might need to be loosened to prevent bearing wear, worn slider bed rods and excessive loads.
  • Faulty conveyor gear motor – Contact an authorized technician to test and repair the motor.
  • Faulty motor control board – The control board for the DC motor could be broken. This will need to be tested and repaired by an authorized technician.
  • Jammed conveyor drive motor – Reset by turning the conveyor switch off. Wait about 10 seconds before turning the switch back on. If the issue persists, contact an authorized technician to replace the conveyor motor stepper control.

Time & Temp Not Displaying

  • Poor power supply – This issue could be a result of no voltage between trace wiring and the power source. An authorized technician will need to test and repair.
  • No lighting to display – If the display won’t light, this is tied to an electrical issue that will need to be remedied by an authorized technician.

Inaccurate Temperature Display

  • Oven needs to be reset – If you notice rolling numbers or lockup when a specific number appears, shut off the main fain switch for 15 seconds. This should remedy the issue. If not, you could have insufficient power coming through to your facility. Contact the local electric company to check.
  • Faulty thermistor or thermocouple probe – Either part will need to be checked and repaired by an authorized technician.

Inaccurate Time Display

  • Jammed conveyor drive motor – Reset by turning the conveyor switch off. Wait about 10 seconds before turning the switch back on. If the issue persists, contact an authorized technician to replace the conveyor motor stepper control.
  • Damaged drive magnet – Check that the magnet cemented to the conveyor drive shaft isn’t damaged. If so, contact an authorized technician to replace it.
  • Faulty halleffect sensor – The display will show “– :–” if the hall-effect sensor is broken or not properly connected. An authorized technician will need to remedy it.

Need more help maintaining or troubleshooting the oven? Check out our collection of Lincoln 1100 series pizza oven manuals with useful tips and tricks.

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