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Contact Information:

Thousand Oaks Appliance Repair
(805) 214-1189
Work Hours: 24/7
Work Days: Any Day of the Week


The best appliance repair service near Thosand Oaks, Woodland Hills, Oak Park, Moorpark, Simi Valley, Westlake, Agoura Hills, Calabasas and Hidden Hills.

Welcome to Thousand Oaks Appliance Repairs. From here you can find access to competent, qualified and professional repairmen to fix any major appliance problem.

Attention DIYers:

Do not attempt repairs unless you are a professional appliance technician. Please call us at (805) 214-1189 before causing possible damage to your appliance or harm to yourself.

Note: This is a very concise list (refrigerator repair only) of appliance repair tips. For more tips, please either call us or visit our other websites linked to at the top of the page.

The refrigerator has stopped running. No sound can be heard and the light is out.
Check for:
- No power at the outlet.
- Damaged power cord.
Remedies:
- Check the fuse box/circuit breaker.
- Check the outlet with a VOM or lamp.
- If refrigerator blows fuses, put it on its own circuit.
- Replace the cord.

- The refrigerator has stopped running, the light is on and you hear occasional clicking.
- Check for:
- Dirty condenser coils.
- Defective condenser fan. (frost-free types)
- Incorrect voltage reaching the unit.
- Defective thermostat.
- Defective compressor.
Remedies:
- Clean the coils.
- Check the fan.
- Check the voltage with a VOM, then call the power company if it's not between 105 and 125 volts.
- Test the thermostat and replace if necessary.
- Call a qualified contractor.

The refrigerator constantly cycles on and off.
Check for:
- Wrong voltage reaching the unit.
- Defective compressor.
- Leaking refrigerant.
- Dirty condenser coils.
Remedies:
- Run the unit its own circuit and check the voltage at the outlet.
- Call a qualified contractor.
- Clean the coils.

The refrigerator doesn't cool well or runs all the time.
Check for:
- Thermostat on wrong setting.
- Dirty condenser coils.
- Damaged door gasket.
- Sagging door.
- Heavy frost accumulation.
- Door is open too much.
- Hot and humid weather.
- Inside light on.
- Wet insulation in the door and sides.
- Room too warm.
- Damaged evaporator fan.
- Damaged condenser fan
- Defective defrost timer.
- The refrigerant has leaked out.
Remedies:
- Change the thermostat temperature.
- Clean the coils.
- Check the gaskets.
- Straighten the door.
- Defrost the unit more often.
- Open the door as little as possible.
- If the unit runs continuously, but cools well, there is no problem.
- Check the door switch.
- Open the unit on a dry day and let it dry out. Also, repair or replace cracked door jambs and panels.
- Move the refrigerator repair to a cooler place or start cooling the room.
- Check the fan for damage.
- Check the fan for damage.
- Check the timer for defects.
- Call a qualified contractor.

Frost forms rapidly or the unit does not defrost at all.
Check for:
- Door open too much.
- Sagging door.
- Damaged door gasket.
- Uncovered food.
- Clogged drains.
- Damaged defrost timer, heater, or thermostat.
Remedies:
- Open the door as little as possible.
- Straighten the door.
- Test the gasket and replace it.
- Cover or seal all foods, especially liquids.
- Open and clean all drains.
- Check the timer, heater and thermostat for defects.

The refrigerator makes an unusual noise.
Check for:
- Unit is not sitting level.
- Rattling drain pan.
- Hard or broken compressor mounts
- Blocked fan blades.
Remedies:
- Adjust the position of the unit.
- Move the pan so it doesn't touch sides of the unit.
- Replace the mounts.
- Check the evaporator and compressor fans for obstructions.

The refrigerator smells unusual.
Check for:
- Clogged drains.
- Dirty drain pan.
Remedies:
- Open the drains and flush them.
- Clean the pan and disinfect it.

Water is leaking underneath or inside the unit.
Check for:
- Broken drain hose or drain pan.
- Clogged drains or full pan.
Remedies:
- Replace the broken parts.
- Open the drains or empty the drain pan.

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(805) 214-1189