Common Appliance Faults


Here at Home Appliance Care, we've put together advice covering some of the most common home appliance faults and the possible causes of them. There's nothing worse than discovering some kind of fault with one of your household appliances. Whether a faulty oven is preventing you from cooking dinner or your washing machine is leaking all over the floor, you'll need to get your appliance sorted quickly to minimise downtime and long-term damage.

Please note: We would not advise that you carry out any repair work yourself, especially in cases where you need specialist equipment or a gas safety check.

By following our guides you might be able to identify the problem, which will make it easier to get an accurate repair quote. To ensure your appliance is repaired correctly and safely, you can use our online booking service to get your fixed-price online quote. We have been repairing appliances for over 100 years, so get in touch today and arrange a visit from one of our fully trained engineers.

Common Electric Oven Problems & Faults

There are many reasons why your electric oven might not be working, and it’s worth seeing if you can fix the problem yourself before arranging to have it repaired. Find out how to fix your common electric oven faults.

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Common Gas Oven Problems & Faults

A faulty gas appliance can be a real pain. Whether you’ve got a issue with the pilot light or your oven is emitting gas, this common gas oven fault guide should help you diagnose the problem.

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Common Electric Hob Problems & Faults

If your electric hob is faulty and doesn’t seem to be working, it’s important to figure out the problem and get it fixed as soon as possible. To help you identify the issue, we’ve put together this short guide to common electric hob problems.

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Common Hob Touch Control Problems

What you think is a problem with your hob could actually be an issue with your electric touch controls. To help you find out whether this is the case, we have put together this brief hob touch control problem guide.

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Common Gas Hob Problems & Faults

A problem occurring with your gas hob can potentially be dangerous, so it’s integral that it’s running smoothly. If your gas hob is faulty, you may be able to fix the problem yourself. Find out if you can with this common gas hob faults guide.

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Common Induction Hob Problems

If you’re having difficulty with your induction hob, you’ll need to find out what’s causing the problem. Find out the most common faults that can occur in this induction hob guide.

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Common Ceramic Glass Hob Faults

There are many reasons why your ceramic glass hob might not be working properly. Before you book a repair, see if you can fix the problem yourself with this handy guide to common ceramic glass hob faults.

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Common Dishwasher Problems & Faults

A faulty dishwasher can be a real pain, and in some circumstances can lead to messy leaks. If you’re having trouble with yours, find out if you can repair it with this common dishwasher faults guide.

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Common Fridge Problems & Faults

Fixing a faulty fridge is a top priority, as food can easily spoil if it isn’t working properly. Find out about some of the most commons fridge problems by reading our handy fridge faults guide.

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Common Freezer Problems & Faults

Food can quickly defrost if your freezer is faulty, so you’ll want it fixed as soon as possible. Learn about some of the common problems that can occur, and how you might fix them, with this guide to common freezer problems.

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Common Microwave Problems & Faults

Microwaves can be dangerous if they aren’t working properly, and you should fix any faults as soon as possible. If you’ve got a problem with yours, read this common microwave fault guide and troubleshoot the issue.

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Common Washing Machine Problems & Faults

Whether your washing machine isn’t working or it’s leaking all over the floor, you’ll want to find out what the problem is as soon as possible. Troubleshoot the problem with this guide to common washing machine faults.

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Common Tumble Dryer Problems & Faults

There are several reasons why your tumble dryer may not be working properly. In this guide, we will walk you through some of the common tumble dryer problems and how you might fix them.

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Common Cooker Hood Problems

Your cooker hood is integral to keeping your kitchen ventilated, and cooking while yours is broken can be a real pain. Troubleshoot the problem with this cooker hood faults guide.

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