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Thermostat keeps blowing on Hotpoint Aquarius dryer

The thermostat on my hotpoint aquarius dryer has blown AGAIN, this is the third time. Also the condenser is not filling properly with water, the light comes on and says it is full but it is no where near. Is this the cause of the thermostat blowing?

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  • jobob_6947 Jan 12, 2009

    I did all of the things suggested but the condenser is still not collecting any water. i have changed the thermostat yet again but am worried that this will blow again as the condenser is not filling with water. Any other ideas?

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Remove the filter completely from the bottom left of m/c
Wash out thoroughly under running water.
Reach in with your hand and clear any fluff and gunge you can find there.
At the rear of the filter housing there is a small drainage hole that blocks up.get a plastic bag tie or similar and poke it clear. Also there is a float chamber and some times the float sticks, this being the case , then it involves a complete strip down to clear prob.
Hope this helps
Plz rate solution
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Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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They located at the back of the dryer behind the protuding panel so there for you dont need to open it all up just that panel.

To check if their blown check for continuity,, no continuity no good merry christmas cheers

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