Domestic Appliance Self Repair Guides

Can you fix your own washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, cooker or fridge freezer?

In this section we explain the top problems with domestic appliances, how they work and often how to go about diagnosing the fault and curing it as well as advice on how to avoid common appliance problems and maintain your appliances so they work better and last longer.

For any information that you cannot find please use our appliance help and support forums

Applies To All Appliances

Articles that apply to all domestic appliances

This section has articles and tutorials that apply to all appliances and some, such as electrical safety, that should be read prior to attempting any DIY repair work on your appliance.

It is vital that you carry out any repairs to your washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer and so on in safety and this means that any appliance should not be worked on with mains power applied. All components or parts can be accessed without any requirement to power them up.

Washing Machine Repair Guides

Washing machine help section for washing machine and washer dryer repair guides Tutorials and guides on how washing machines work, what commonly goes wrong with washing machines and how you can repair a washing machine yourself. All the top washing machine and washer dryer issues you will find in this section.

The tutorials and guides are designed to help you to disagnose the problem with your washing machine and give insight into the diagnostic procedure.

Note that the washing machine tutorials are generic and the exact details may vary from your own washing machine or washer dryer but the general principles will almost always be the same.

Most of the common issues are covered in these repair guides but more specific fault code information may be available in the fault code section.

For addtional help or specific advice if required please use our forums and not the comments section on the guides.

Tumble Dryer Repair Guides

Tumble dryer self repair repair section with guides on how to diagnose problems and to repair tumble dryers

Tumble dryer problems and issues explained and how to repair tumble dryer problems yourself in our guides and tutorials writen by engineers that repair tumble dryers as well as general tumble dryer maintenance tips.

The repair guides and tutorials for tumble dryers are generic like most and will not usually have specific model information but will give you insight in how to diagnose your tumble dryer problem and solve the fault yourself.

Fridge And Freezer Repair Guides

Fridge freezer repair guides and diagnostic information

Help to deal with problems on fridges, freezer and fridge freezers with help to diagnose faults and repairing the problems, including with frost free refrigerators.

All the repair guides and tutorials in this section are generic and designed to help you diagnose the problem yourself with your fridge freezer but if you need more specific help or cannot find the answers here please use the refrigeration forum for further assistance.

Oven And Cooker Repair Guides

Oven and cooker self repair guide section with diagnostic guides to repair an oven or cooker

If you have a problem or fault with your cooker or a built-in oven then this is the section that deals with most of the common problems that we see on built in ovens and cookers and how you can repair or cure many of these yourself.

These guides give you diagnostic information and what to check to repair your oven or cooker yourself as well as general advice on how to replace an oven element, grill element and so on.

Dishwasher Repair Guides

Dishwasher self repair and diagnostic guides to help you repair your dishwasher

Dishwasher problems and maintenance is explained in this section in the various repair guides and tutorials as well as many ways that you can fix your own dishwasher as well as keep it in tip top condition.

The dishwasher diagnostic guides are generic and explain how to diagnose and repair many common dishwasher problems that we see.

Vacuum Cleaner Repair Guides

Vacuum cleaner or hoover diagnostic and repair guides

Got a problem with your hoover or vacuum cleaner? In this section you will find an explanation of all the things you need to check to resolve common faults and issues that very often means that you can repair it yourself.

If you need more help or advice please use our forums.

Hob And Cooker Hood Repair Guides

Repair guides for cooker hoods and hobs

In this section we cover gas and electric as well as induction and ceramic cooking hobs or hobtops and cooker hoods, the common issues with these appliances and how to resolve them.

These guides will allow you to diagnose the fault with your appliance and to repair it yourself.

Specific Appliance Faults

This section contains articles based on common questions with a specific cure for specific models or ranges of appliances that crop up in the forums repeatedly. We try to condense some of the larger threads and give you the answers to the most common problems quickly.

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