The decision to buy or repair an appliance depends on several factors, such as the age of the appliance, the severity of the malfunction, and the cost of the repair compared to the cost of a new appliance.
In general, if the appliance is relatively new and the repair is inexpensive compared to the cost of a new appliance, then repairing it may be a good option. It is also a good idea to repair an appliance if it is a major component that is difficult to replace and still has remaining life.
On the other hand, if the appliance is old, the repair is expensive, or the malfunction is severe, then it may be more cost-effective to buy a new appliance. Additionally, if the appliance has required multiple repairs in the past, you may want to consider buying a new appliance to avoid further problems and expenses in the future.
Ultimately, the decision to buy or repair an appliance should be based on careful analysis of long-term costs and benefits. It is always recommended to consult with a qualified technician to determine if a repair is feasible and if it is a good long-term investment.