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Dryer not heating

I've had this washer drier for about 8 years or so and pretty happy with it. Recently the drier has stopped working. It is rotating the drum ok but the fan makes a high piteched whining noise and fails to heat up.

The model on the front says WJS1665W but the closet match is the WJS1265W not sure if the 1665 is simply a variant of the one listed on this site.

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Hi, Can you get access to the top of the machine? If so take off the top make sure it is unplugged first,, Then at the rear there should be a fan with a belt drive on it? this should be free to turn? If not then this could be the problem. It could also be the plastic vent assembly that is located beneath the fan housing as they get blocked up with fluff this will need to cleaned out. You will need to take the back off for this exercise.
Good luck.................

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Did you check the outside vent opening!If the screen outside that prevents small animals from entering gets even half way cloged, you will loose heat!!!

Otherwise this is a situation that you will need service!


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