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Tumble dryer not heating any advice?

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PrammyMammy Wed 02-Sep-09 20:16:50

It just stopped heating yesterday, it still tumbles but is just not heating up.
There is no reset button and there is no lint stuck anywhere.
What can i do?

nigglewiggle Wed 02-Sep-09 20:19:47

Oh I was going to suggest clearing the filter. That's what I tell DH to do when mine stops heating. grin

PrammyMammy Wed 02-Sep-09 20:22:54

Nah it is totally clean, i just done it a few weeks back when it stopped working, and dh had the back off and hair dryer out tonight (expecting that to fix things again) now i have two loads of wet stuff and nowhere to hang half of it lol.

talking Wed 02-Sep-09 21:15:30

Call John Lewis and ask for help!

morocco Wed 02-Sep-09 21:17:29

cost me about £50 to fix some element thing or other that had gone when mine did this. funnily enough it happened just after dh left about 8 kg of washing on tumble dry for 2 hours

hocuspontas Wed 02-Sep-09 21:19:28

It's the fan probably. Ours is the same and we are waiting for the engineer to come back and fit it. He didn't understand why the machine hadn't cut out.

We felt the top of the machine once it had been pulled out and it was HOT!! It had melted the plastic trim around the top.

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