Why has my tumble dryer stopped working?

Why has my tumble dryer stopped working?

Heat and controlling heat are essential to the dryer’s function. A faulty or broken thermostat can make a dryer stop working. Replacing the fuse or the thermostat will allow the dryer to work again. A blown thermal fuse from overheating indicates an additional problem, such as improper ventilation.

Why does my Hotpoint tumble dryer keep stopping?

A blockage of lint can cause a lot of problems and if your tumble dryer suddenly starts shutting off then you should check your dryer’s lint filter. Cleaning the filter is relatively simple but finding it might not be. So, consult your tumble dryer’s instructions manual if you’re struggling to find it.

Where is the reset button on a Hotpoint Aquarius tumble dryer?

You’ll find that your Hotpoint Aquarius tumble dryer reset button will either be red with a reset logo which can simply be pressed to actually reset the appliance, or there will be a small hole on one of the thermostats near the heater. You’ll need a pin to perform the reset if this is the case.

Why is my Hotpoint tumble dryer not drying?

We recommend the following: Ensure that the vent hose is not blocked or crushed. Ensure that your Hotpoint tumble dryer is not being overfilled with clothing as this will impair the performance. Double check the heat switch on your dryer is set to the appropriate position.

How do I reset my Hotpoint Aquarius dryer?

Where are the fuses on a Hotpoint dryer?

The fuse is located on the blower housing or at the dryer’s heat source such as the heating element on electric dryers or at the burner on gas models. The fuse should be closed for continuity meaning it has a continuous electrical path through it when good.

Does my tumble dryer have a reset button?

Reset Your Tumble Dryer’s Thermal Overload Cut Out Some clothes dryers – particularly older models – have a red reset button on their back panel. In newer models, this button may be inside the casing underneath the back panel, and you will have to unscrew and remove this to access this reset button.