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No heat from my tumble dryer

My proline tdc7a tumble dryer has stopped blowing out hot air and is not drying my clothes, do you have any idea how i could resolve this problem

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  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2009

    my proline tdc7a, was working fine, now it just blows cold air out, can you help ?



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Presumably the motor and fan are working.
Check filter, and if it is vented with a hose, make sure it is not blocked with fluff. if all seems to be o/k, then the heating element is probably faulty.
Please leave good feedback if this helps with your problem

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