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My tumble drier no longer condenses! Water comes out the middle of the machine.

The water no longer collects in the removable reservoir when I use my drier. It spills out onto the floor via the middle of the drier. I have checked the seal at the back, checked the 'o' ring and valve, and thoroughly cleaned the venting tray - however it all looks fine. What else could it be?

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Re: My tumble drier no longer condenses! Water comes out...

Hi LesleyB, I have just read your question on Fixya .com and I have the same problem with my dryer. I know your question was raised some time ago with no answer on Fixya...but I was wondering if you ever got to the bottom of the problem? Like I say I have the same model here in the UK and cannot find anyone who knows what the problem is (without charging me the earth to come look!) Hope you can help...Thanks Simon B, Manchester...UK

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