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Fisher & Paykel Electric dryer wont tumble

I have a 4.5kg F&P dryer, model number ED56. It sometimes decides it wont tumble. I have to open the door and turn the drum then it will work. Sometimes I have no problems. I only need to have a sheet in it and I still have the problem. F&P want $125AU just to come out and look at it. Can someone help me out.

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  • pb66 Oct 31, 2008

    Mine started with the same problem...sometimes shifting the weight of the clothes inside helped, however it now just refuses to turn at all!

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I had the same problem,fixed it today with a replacement capacitor,cost $10 2nd hand (only cos I couldnt find a new one today and wanted it fixed now!)Unplug appliance, took off the back panel,underneath the motor on bottom left is the capacitor,remove the 2 wires, pull the capacitor out its bracket,replace,refit the 2 wires,replace back panel and Badabing Badabang!! My machine is working to full capacity again.
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Fault is almost certainly the motor capacitor - usually mounted on the motor. cheap part and should be available from a good spares stockist

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