19 May Induction cooker repair by own hands
Do-it-yourself repair of furnaces malfunctions
The oven is one of the most important appliances in the kitchen, and, like any other technology, it is prone to malfunctions, but it is very easy to repair yourself. If a fault is detected during the warranty period, your panel will be repaired for free. But if the failure occurred after a few years, you can try to repair the furnace yourself, because appealing to specialists can be a little cheaper than buying a new board.
In this article, our specialists listed all malfunctions of fireplaces and gradually dismantle them, repairing the faults themselves.
The oven does not turn on - the most common malfunction of the electrical panels, the device is plugged into an outlet, but does not turn on at all, or only one of the heaters is not hot. One-handed repairs that can be disassembled in the following stages:
- We check the voltage in the socket, due to which the high loads of the contacts from the outlet often burn out.
- We check the components and the cord for mechanical damage - they can tear or completely break the chain. Most of the time, damage is observed in the places where the plate is plugged into the socket. I found damage - we make a replacement of the cord.
- Turn off the power, remove fasteners and disassemble the surface of the countertop. We disassemble the surface and proceed to the next step.
- Take the multimeter and check the transformer, the next step is to check the thermocouple fuse. When there is no resistance, or if it is significantly different from that advertised by the manufacturer, replacement parts are necessary, and they are sold in many electronics stores.
- One cooking zone on the oven does not work- it is necessary to check all the wires, as well as their connections to the burners, thermostats, switches, and the control panel for the fact of the open circuit. If visually an invisible error, all contacts are in their places, take a multimeter and check each contact.
If you do not have a multimeter, you can use an indicator screwdriver to fix it, with which you can check the voltage on all sections of the circuit. We also recommend watching the video, which will help you repair fireplaces yourself.
See also - how to install the oven in the table with your own hands
Defective electrical panels
The main problems facing electric oven users are as follows:
- Blown fuse- occurs due to voltage jump. The low price of new fuses and a simple replacement process make it easy to fix this fault yourself. For the future, we propose to purchase a device that will protect the electrical network from electrical surges.
- If one or two of the burners are not working. We check the wires that supply the voltage to the heater. Under the influence of temperature, it is soldered off. Very simple repair, just solder in place with a soldering iron. If the chain is not broken, you burned out the heater itself, and you will need to purchase a new one and replace it. Before changing, make sure there is a circuit between the TIN and the control board, it may be the cause of the poor contact malfunction.
- The sensor does not work- the oven does not turn on. One of the rare and most complicated errors of sensors is stoves. You can check again the circuit, if there is no breakage, then you have to replace the touchpad completely, but it is better to turn it in for repair. The reason may not be proper operation, withdrawal by prohibited means. In-home repair can only be a specialist who is well versed with electronics.
- The heat stove gets too hot or does not work at all. The reason is in poor contact with the tin, thermostat or heat - we check the presence of electricity in the circuit between these sectors.
- The burner is hot, it works and does not turn off- malfunction of the thermostat. The thermostat has not been repaired, you must buy a new one and replace it.
- Glass ceramic surface. We find out the reason, if you did not drop anything heavy, we apply for warranty service, this is the typical factory marriage, the manufacturer will repair it for free. If you yourself are responsible for the crack, you have to give the plate for repair, it is difficult to replace it with your own hands. We pay your attention, repair replacement of glass is very expensive, so operate the panel according to the instructions.
See also - How to connect the oven with your own hands
The induction panels, although they are newer and high-tech devices, are also not insured against faults. We will analyze the basic malfunctions of the induction panels, and what repair it is possible to try to implement hands.
- The induction hob does not turn on or turns off immediately- most often this is a feature of this type of plate, and is not a malfunction. Induction plates have a protective function, if you use inappropriate diameter or dish material, the plate will automatically turn off the power, and the burner will not heat up. Also, the stove will automatically turn on if you remove the dishes from the surface.
- Induction cooker heats up for a long time and weakly- again, read the requirements for the dishes in the instructions. 90% of errors in an induction cooker are associated with improper dishes.
- The induction plate is turned on independently, although there is no cookware on the stove. Remove all metal objects and clean the plate from the salt, if that doesn't help, you have a problem with the console, it needs to be repaired or replaced. It is better to contact the service.
- The induction plate does not work. The principle of diagnosis and repair does not change, experts first check the valves. Then they ring the entire string on the break and replace the burning part.
Another type of cooker is the gas surface. One of the simplest and easiest to fix by hand. Less electronics is used, so there are not many errors and everything is eliminated easily.
- Do not ignite or ignite bad gas. Immediately check electrical ignition (piezo) for blockage or liquid. In 90% of cases, wash it well and dry it. If this doesn't help, check for electricity in the circuit leading to the piezo-coil.
- The gas stove does not turn on, as the gas does not reach the burner. Burner repair in these cases is not needed, and adequate prevention. We check the gas pipeline, if the tap is open and the gas is in the system, we start to check the injection. Blockage of fat or food residue occurs, which is enough to make cleaning. Do not forget to wipe dry after cleaning, moisture should not remain. If moisture remains piezo, it will not light.
Modern cooking appliances are equipped with fault detection sensors and diagnostic units, the error code appears on the display. We find the code in the instructions and follow the specific recommendations to eliminate a specific malfunction. Using the forums, there you can find real feedback and experience in repairing yourself from professionals and other users, it is your form with detailed instructions and pictures.
If we analyze all the errors of cooktops, which may arise during the process, we can confidently say that most of them succumb to repair with their own hands.
Let's summarize, the classification of faults
- Blown fuse
- The contact was broken
- Chained circle
- Cable damage
- Plate clogging, injection
- Fig broke
- The sensor is not working
All these defects are eliminated by yourself, if you are faced with a more complex problem and are not sure of your knowledge and skills, contact the service center.
14 ideas on "DIY fixing stove errors"
And how to choose to replace the old one from a group of teenage induction, offered by spare parts stores? But at the same time it cannot be clearly stated which one is right for me. Well, it's understandable why, because sellers are easier to see and get more money.
Good evening, Ruslan! Can you tell me which model of oven?
We can find out which spare part is best to buy and at what price, in order to fix the malfunction as cheaply as possible.
Here's me this induction painting Elbe Violet 24106 with these parameters:
Mains electric current: 220 volts
Current frequency: 50Hz
Maximum power consumption: 2000W
Temperature regulator: 80-270 ° C
The diameter of the used dishes: 12-20 cm
Yes .. everything is beautifully fixed at 90% (heat malfunction).
There is a Samsung induction cooking plate. Separately, all heaters work fine, but if you run two at the same time, you can barely warm up. I can't understand what's the matter.
Check the voltage first. Induction plates, as a rule, "eat" not bad electricity.
If the problem is not in tension, then most likely with a drawing, the so-called "brains". There is nothing we cannot advise, call the master.
Good night! Glass plate peel off metal, bush plate. Can anyone come across this. Everything works fine.
Good night. When the induction cooker is working, Mimosa produces a short-lived and steady signal. But she herself is warm. I have not posted votes before. In what could be a reason?
If it works, then you probably don't have to worry. But you must read the documentation about your billboard
The sensor does not work, does not turn on from it to be to say what is going on the food goes, and the voltage is normal, in the instructions to ventilate the valves and where is it? Electrolux inductive oven
Good day! Tell me which unit of ignition is on the Zigmond furnace & Stein from 115.61 b?
We do not have these documents for your form. Searching the network, or empirically looking for a block location during disassembly, it is difficult not to notice.
Tell me how to solve the problem. There is no camphor on the gas stove. That is, I press, turn, piezo works, gas burns, and when I release the handle, I will go out.
Call for service. Need to replace the thermocouple. E. Piezo works, and the thermocouple, which controls the service of the gas supply, does not work. Invented for safety, if a stove is filled with water and dries up, the gas supply stops.
How to fix the oven
Increasingly, instead of a stove in the kitchen, a hob and a separate oven are installed. Built-in technology fits better in the interior, has a more modern look. Today we're going to talk about how to fix this technique, and it is - Hobs. They are electric, induction and gas. Each type has its own disadvantages, but there are some common points. For more details on the repair of fireplaces of different types, let's talk more.
Repair of electric oven
With any electrical and induction failure of the furnace, the first thing to do is to check whether the power supply is normal. Start with elementary things.
- The first thing to check is the presence of power in the outlet and the voltage that is supplied. You can do this using a multimeter. Low voltage can cause poor heating of burners and in general, incorrect control operation.
Repair of the oven can often be done by hand
Only after you've checked all of these parameters is it worth moving on. The repair of the furnace should begin with determining the exact nature of the malfunction. It is possible, however, to assume that it could be the cause.
We disassemble the oven
To further repair the furnace with your own hands, it must be disconnected and disassembled, and then disassemble - remove the front panel. We turn off the power on the panel, turn off the device and the RCD on this line. If you used a cord when connecting, remove it from the outlet. Next, we place a sharp object in the gap between the cooking surface and the countertop, and lift it.
By removing the ceramic plate, we gain access to the electrical components
If you connect the oven directly or through the shoe, you need to unscrew the wires. To do this, remove (lift or loosen) the cap, which closes the wires. Before you take off it, draw or better - take a picture of how the wires are connected. It will be easier to put everything in its place.
After that, the cooking surface is moved to the table (put a clean cloth to avoid scratching the bezel) and put the "face" down.
Next, loosen fasteners on the perimeter of the plate. After that, you can remove the ceramic plate.
If not all of the burners heat up, there may be power problems, but we had already identified them. What could it be? The circuit fuse was blown. This happens at voltage surges. Find where to install and inspect or contact, and replace if necessary. It is very little, it is easily replaced - to pull from the old holders, to install a new one.
If the problems with the heating of the burners began immediately after installing the oven, the reason may be that the wire is not sufficiently divided. Read this article and select the right section, and connect a new cable or wire.
If one of the burners is not heated (or slightly heated), the following errors may be the cause:
- And the failure of the heating element (when the resistance is measured, the breakage appears). It is treated only by substitution.
- Poor contact in the contact circuit. Again, visually inspect the wires going to the burner broken, and pull them, if necessary, twist / solder. Take a test, and carefully measure what voltage is applied to the poorly functioning burner. If it is different from 220V, we are looking for a problem in the power circuit.
- The heat sensor or relay failed to switch the heating element of the burner. They are usually not fixed, but they are changed. How to determine that it is defective? Dismantle it and assess the condition of communications. It is easy to understand - use a plastic screwdriver to press down on the screwdriver point, while pressing down on the latches.
The heat sensor can stand next to the stove
Inside there is a thermocouple - a pair of contacts that open / close, maintaining the required temperature. It can burn or fuse (as in the photo below). You can try to clean them. Perhaps, the ability to function may be restored, but not for long. Because, during the work, - searching for the necessary thermal sensor (thermal relay), since there is still a need to replace.
- The same applies to the temperature regulator (control relay). Check it, clean the contacts, measure the readings and compare with the regulator on the next burner. If there are differences - it is better to replace. It is often located under the control panel. It can also be white, gray, but is usually located on the plane.
- Where to find heat on the oven
- These are also small plastic boxes, inside there are communications. It also burns or fuse. And also it can cause an ineffective condition or problems with turning on / off the stove.
- Most often, various problems with hot plates are associated with a malfunction of the temperature sensor or control relay. If the burner does not turn on, and after some time, it may be turned off, on the contrary - it will not turn off until unplugged from the network ... All these and other similar problems that are caused by incorrect operation of the sensors on a particular cooking zone, are sought in the first place It should be there. There is another option - problems with the controller (processor). But it will be further described.
Sometimes a burner malfunction is due to incorrect operation of the touch panel. Understand that it is possible at the hearing. Its action is accompanied by sound signals. If they do not exist, then something is wrong. The team does not respond. This may be due to the fact that the surface and clapboard are dirty and simply cannot understand what is being treated. In this case, you need to wash the plate, wipe it down, and then try everything again.
Sometimes the control card can be "plugged in". To eliminate the problem, turn off the power (turn off the power completely by pulling the plug from the outlet or turn off the device on the panel). We are waiting 20-30 minutes, turn it on again. There is a complete restart, and maybe the problem will be resolved.
One of the variants of the control panel for the fireplace
If all this does not work, it is necessary to disassemble the surface to check the power chain, then the base located component - capacitors, capacitor, transformer. If there is any problem for you to repair the oven more, as the cause of the remaining - the microprocessor, but its tester - a job for specialists.
The peculiarity of the induction plate is that the heating is turned on only when there are special cookware on the stove. It stops immediately after removing the dishes. That is, to check whether the stove is working only by installing suitable dishes on it. However, with some problems, a message on device status and an error code is displayed on the control panel. A decoder is seen in the instructions, so we determine the approximate nature of the damage.
They are heated only in the presence of metal utensils of a certain type (magnetic)
If the surface is not included in the work
If the cooker does not work at all, then it is worth starting to repair the cooking surface of the induction type, as described above, from checking the power, cord, connections, etc. First of all, you need to exclude the simplest options, and then look for further damage.
If the search finds something, and the induction love still does not work, disable it is transferred to the table with a spread cloth, put face down, and remove the glass to it from the ceramic plate (unscrew the locking screws). Most of the problems with induction furnaces are associated with the power group and breakdown of the elements. This is due to the high voltage, and in order to prevent similar problems, it is better to put a stabilizer.
We start the check with the continuation of the power section. These are diode bridges, transistors and valves. One fuse - to find it and verify it is easy.
These are the holders for installing a fuse - a glass bulb with a wire inside
Diode bridges and transistors near the radiator and switches to control burners. We switch the multimeter in the continuity mode and check the diode bridges and transistors.
Furnace repair: we call transistors and diode bridge
If there is a breakdown, we will hear how the device will operate - this component is defective and must be replaced. We weld the old one and install a new one. If you can not find spare parts from the same company, pick up with similar characteristics. But there may be problems with soldering, as it can have different dimensions. This is not very important, and important performance.
When replacing, it may not work beautifully
After replacing, we check all power circuits for the absence of breakdown and short circuit. Especially carefully check the part that is associated with punched components - there may still be broken components. If no other damages, we collect panel, connect it, test it.
The repair process of an IG (Electrolux) induction furnace is detailed in the following video.
The device of this technique is more complicated and has potential shortcomings, as well as the reasons, and a lot more. Here are the most common problems and methods to eliminate them.
- There is no connection to the control panel. Most likely the problem is the food or a bad connection. We must carefully study the right or left side, depending on which of them does not work. Then check the power supply on the control board and all the wires leading to it.
- One of the burners "did not see" the dishes. It is necessary to check the sensor responsible for this burner.
Most of the problems with an induction cooker are associated with an improper selection of dishes
Most problems can be avoided by carefully studying operating instructions and feeding the equipment through the stabilizer. Then the repair of the induction hob may not be necessary at all.
Gas stove repair
In a gas stove, it is only possible to repair the electric ignition and the gas control system. With them, in principle, there are big problems. As the gas burner with ELECTRONIC is also connected to the power grid, general problems with electrical disconnection (pezorozzhigom does not work), first check if there is power in the outlet, check the integrity of the wires. If everything is normal, you can go deep.
Repair the cooking gas surface yourself
The electric ignition button does not work (there is no spark)
Electric excitation is a convenient thing, but periodically a spark ceases to "slide through" and the fire on some burner does not ignite. You can light it by pressing a button from another burner. They are connected in parallel and when pressing one, spark on all burners. But this situation is not normal and the spark must be restored. Repairing the furnace in this case is not so difficult. there are many reasons:
- Candle clogged with grease, dirt, detergent residue. It should be cleaned well and dried.
- Check the power cords that go to this candle. To do this, remove the burners, the top plate. If it is ceramic and glass, it can be sealed with sealant, cut it off and remove the front panel. If it is metal, unscrew the mounting screws. Under the front panel we are interested in the power wires. It is necessary to check the presence of insulation breakdown on the floor (on the floor). To do this, you can press the ignition button several times, if there is a breakdown, a spark will jump in that place. If there is no visible damage, we call the wires with the multimeter for safety and for breakdown with the ground. Faulty conductors are replaced by similar cross-sections.
It is necessary to check the integrity of the wires and their insulation
what can I do? Check contacts and rations. Contact if necessary preload or clean from dirt, mixed, if cold welding find. How to determine that a cold soldering? If the tin poddevat something solid (the end of the multi-probe, for example), it moves or flies, it may be cracked. In this case we heat up the soldering iron, we re-melt the solder.
After ignition on the burner, the flame will go out
In many modern gas stoves or cooking surfaces there is a function of gas control. Near every burner is a sensor that monitors the presence of a flame. If there is no flame, the gas supply stops. A useful function, but sometimes problems begin - after ignition, when releasing the switch, the flame goes out. The fact that the sensor - thermocouple - became dirty or out of order and "does not see" the flame.
Where is the thermocouple in the gas stove
First you have to try and clean all the sensors. During the process they quickly overgrow with the fat, so that they periodically need cleaning. First, turn off the power, remove the burners, remove the handles, and unscrew the front panel. We find the thermocouple on the non-working burner. This is a small metal pin located near the gas burner. In some models of gas stoves, it can simply be inserted, and others have a retainer. It is necessary to remove the sensor from the outlet and clean it from debris. Use regular kitchen chemistry to wash dishes or something more powerful. It is important to achieve results. We wash the sensor, dry it, and put it in place. You can check work.
Sometimes it happens that even after cleaning, some burners do not work. This means that the thermocouple is outside the system. In this case, the repair of the cooking surface, and the working of the gas, is the thermocouple replacement. How to get to it you already know, and simply switching off: you need to remove the appropriate wires from the pads. We take the old sensors, set a new one. Install cover in place, and check work. On this, in fact, everything.
One important point: If your device is under warranty, you should not repair it yourself, otherwise warranty repair will be denied.
Can I fix an induction cooker with my own hands?
In addition to all the obvious advantages, induction cookers have one feature that is directly related to the mechanism of operation of the machine - this is the difficulty of self-diagnosis and the repair process in the event of a malfunction. However, having some elementary skills and information from this article, you will be able to fix an induction cooker with minor malfunctions with your own hands.
Basic malfunctions of induction stoves
Fracture induction plates can be classified into the following types:
- Insufficient energy;
- One or several burners broke.
- Cook completely failed.
- The oven did not turn on.
Before starting to repair the cooking surface, be sure to disconnect it from the power source.
Most of the time, the cause of this malfunction is damage to the power cable . Unplug it from the wall outlet and check for any defects. If detected, replace the cable.
If the diameter of the bottom of the cookware does not match the diameter of the stove, there may be problems with the rate of heating. Check that the dishes are firmly attached to the surface of the induction cooker. In the event that the springs mix pressing it is possible to fix the induction cooker - you just need to tighten them to the level specified in the instructions.
Correspondence of the size of the dishes with the oven
Break one or several burners
The possible cause of this breakdown - broken wire , providing coil contact with the mains. If you have welding skills, then you can carry out repairs yourself, if not - entrust the matter to the professional worker from the workshop. Otherwise, you can only aggravate a breakdown by adding a couple of zeros to the cost of the repair.
Burning of induction coils - a rare condition that occurs when operating induction stoves. Repair in this case will consist in a simple replacement of a burnt out coil for new spare parts. Replacement is a complex process, and it is recommended to entrust it to professionals.
Completely plate out of the system
The most common problem that leads to the complete inability of the cooking surface to perform its functions is the breakage of the thermocouple valves or transformers. In order to make a diagnosis, it is necessary to carry out the following procedures.
- Check the power supply for the correct voltage.
- Make sure that the power cable and plug are in working order.
- Carry out the process of disassembling an induction cooker. To do this, disconnect the electrical wires and unscrew the plate from all fasteners.
- To check transformers and valves, a special device is used - amultimeter that measures the resistance of some sections of the circuit.
- If you find resistance on a part of the chain that should not be, replace the corresponding element.
Multi-voltage tester for voltage
Before installing the induction cooker to its original location, make sure that there is no damage to the contacts. The problem areas that require special attention are the control unit, thermostats and power switches.
In order to repair induction stoves with their own hands in this case, first of all, it is necessary to check the valves . In case of breakage, it must be replaced with a new one. The reasons why valves can fail are several:
- The valves did not cope with the load;
- Short transistors.
Induction plate transistor
To check transistors for short circuit, follow these steps:
- Disassemble the induction cooker and cut the board;
- Make a "loop" of transistors and diode bridge with the help of a special multimeter tool.
- If resistance is detected on circuit sections, replace broken elements.
- System assembly and re-circuit loop.
Important: If you do not have at least elementary skills in electronics, contact a specialized workshop where you will be provided with professional help.