Question about Hotpoint NWXR473EV Dryer
I've just replaced the belt and bearing on my Hotpoint VTD00 tumble dryer. Now, when, I switch the machine on, my RCD switch kicks in, and all appliances on the same ring main lose power. The only way I can restore power to the circuit is to disconnect the tumble dryer plug from the socket and continue using the other appliances.
Its just cost me £30 in spares (belt and bearing) to fix those issues. I now find the tumble dryer still won't work.
Any ideas as to what might be causing this problem? Is there a solution?
Try it with the heater disconnected, you will find it at the rear of the m/c at the bottom left behind a removable panel.
You may have to remove the top cover and the right hand side panel looking at the m/c from the front. Try it again.
I fit does not trip. then your heater is faulty.
If it still trips then you are probably going to have to call en engineer
Posted on Nov 26, 2008
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Posted on Jan 25, 2009
I had the same problem after it tripped the fuse i looked in the dryer where the cloths were and saw that there was a buildup of steam in the drum. i then realised that because i was using the dryer in a very cold outhouse in the winter the water in the cloths was condensing too fast for the machine to process, this in turn caused a a backup of steam in the drum which backed up so much that the heating elements shorted out and caused the fuse to trip out. i hope this helps. after moving the dryer to a warmer part of the house i have had no problems.
Posted on Dec 08, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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