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Daniel, Home Appliance Technician
Category: UK Appliance
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Experience:  25+ yrs. experience in white goods repair. NVQ Level 2 electronics manufacturers training courses.
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Are tumble dryer is not heating, 3 years old hot point dryer

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Are tumble dryer is not heating
JA: What's the make and model of your dryer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: 3 years old hot point dryer Aquarius tyfs83
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: We have taken the back off

Hi, I'm Daniel welcome to JustAnswer, Im reviewing your question now and will post back with your reply momentarily

If the dryer isnt getting hot then its more then likely the one shot thermostat at fault here.

What you need to do is remove the heater unit from the back and on there you will see 2 or 3 thermostats. Test them with a multimeter and see if its faulty.

If so look in the middle of it and see if theres a very small hole. If so get a pin and push it into there and press hard on it. This should rest the thermostat.

So retry it and fingers crossed that will cure this for you.

Let me know how it goes.

Regards

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thank you very much. It is working!! We really appreciate your quick and excellent advice