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My hoover vhc381 condenser dryer keeps stopping with the 'empty water' light on even when the water well is empty

My condenser dryer stops and wont restart for hours after the 'empty water' light shows even when the condenser and water well are empty. Please help

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Got a similar problem with an HNC172. The supplier said it is the water indicator sensor that is not working. He fixed it! It still stops!!! Clear lint from the trap in the door. Empty what little water there is in the tank, then make sure it has a good shove to get it back into place and the tube/catch is well joined back. Also take out the condenser unit above water tank, stick in the bath and put the shower hose through it to clear lint. Recommend getting a tea strainer over the plug hole or you block your drain as quite a bit comes out. It helped for a while, but it still has problems. Might be the thermostat for the heater? check the error codes. They flash a different number of times within 15 seconds to indicate which problem is happening.

Posted on Jan 09, 2010

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