Hi, I'm Daniel and I'll be helping you today I've been repairing white goods for 20+ yrs. and currently work for a well-know manufacturer.
Have you checked the condenser vent to see if that's all blocked?
If not then remove the metal dryer chamber on the top and under there you will see a mesh filter going into the drum.
Give this a good clean out then refit the chamber and retry it on a dryer cycle and see how it goes from there.
Also have you checked the water valve coils as well?
As the dryer needs water to aid the drying so if the coil is open circuit it can cause it to cut out.
So check the resistance on the coils on the valve. They should read about 3.6 Kohms. If any are faulty then the water valve will need to be replaced.
Check them out and see what you find and let me know.
Thanks for getting back to me so quickly.
The filter sounded the easiest so i have just tried that. It is running now, Ill let you know.
I haven't got a clue what the water valve coils are. The coil on the motor on top of the element chamber has continuity and a resistance of only 51 Ohms. I guess that's not what you were talking about.
Ill let you know how this goes soon.
The water valve coils is on the water valve. If you look at the back were the fill hose goes to the washer this is the water valve. I think there should be 3 coils on there each with a wiring block going to it.
But as you have cleaned the mesh filter in the dryer chamber just see how it goes from there. Fingers crossed that will cure it.
If the filter was blocked then yes it stops the air flow and can cause the element to over heat and burn out just like it has.
Hopefully this will be fine now but if not just get back to me.