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Cutting out after a few minutes

My condenser drier cuts out after a few minutes, after a while it wil start again but runs for less time. I have cleaned out all lint etc. from the system and replaced thermo cut outs but is exactly the same.Any suggestions. Machine is actualy a TDC30

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Is the water supply (for supplying cooling water to the condenser) switched on? If not, there's no real mechanism for removing heat from the machine, and it might reasonably be expected to shut itself down. Once you've got water going to the inlet hose, you might check that the solenoid valve which shuts the water off when the machine is turned off hasn't failed, and that the jet through which the water squirts into the condenser (if that's separate in this model) isn't blocked. A.

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