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Tumble dryer hotpoint aquarius CDT00 - is not heating up -

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Tumble dryer hotpoint aquarius CDT00 - is not heating up - is there an obvious problem - eg thermostat / heating element that can be fixed easily and quickly
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Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: UK Appliance
Expert:  Daniel T. replied 2 years ago.

Hi

Ok looking at the thermostats on the top the one on the left is more likely to be the problem.

If you have a multimeter you can test it for contonuity. If faulty then look on the thermostat in the middle if theres a small hole there get a pin and poke in in there and push it down. You will feel it click. If it does this then you have just reset it.

If you dont have a multimeter then to check take it off and give it a shake. You should hear it rattle if its ok. If no rattle then its faulty.

If there isnt a pin in the middle then take the thermostat off and then you need to throw the thermostat down onto a hard floor silver side down. So the bottom of the thermostat hits the floor. This will reset it aswell. Give it a shake and if it rattles then its reset.

Refit the thermostat and see how it goes from there.

Let me know what happens.

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