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Zanussi tumble dryer says condenser is full of water, but have emptied it and it will not start, can't find a reset button?

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SOURCE: indesit condenser tumble dryer water

Maybe trapped water in the dryer. Switch off and remove power from wall. Remove condenser unit from the dryer (clean the condenser while you have the chance with plenty of water and an old toothbrush - it will probably be filthy). With the condenser unit removed stick an old tea towel in the hole where the condenser was and then tip the dryer on its side. If there is water it will either run onto the tea towel or onto your kitchen floor OR into the water container!

It worked for me, honest...

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Zanussi TC 7114 W Condenser dryer leaking water

Maybe it's the water collector's upper side which leaks...

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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SOURCE: HOTPOINT AQUARIUS CONDENSER TUMBLE DRYER CTD40

There are three water reservoirs - one at the bottom behind the condenser, a second at the back bottom of the machine and then a third at the top which is the one you would normally pull out to empty.

There is a hole at the bottom of the filter in the first reservoir (at the back of the condenser) which leads to the second reservoir at the back. If the hole gets clogged up with lint/muck then the reservoir at the back does not fill up.

So to solve this, unplug the machine, take out the condenser (front left bottom of the machine) reach through to the back and mop up the spare water with a towel and check that the hole to the back reservoir - you can feel this it is towards the right side at the back of the machine is clear from muck.

Once you have cleared it, water will flow to the second reservoir and then (once you switch on the machine) up to the main removeable reservoir at the top.

Hopefully this helps. GB

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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SOURCE: We have a t234C condenser tumble dryer. The water

what make is this dryer ?

Posted on Feb 12, 2010

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SOURCE: Indesit IS70c condenser dryer

CHECK PUMP AND FLOAT AT REAR OF DRYER EITHER PUMP IS BLOCKED OR PIPE FROM PUMP BUT MAKE SURE THE DRYER IS UNPLUGGED WATER AND ELECTRIC DO NOT MIX,

IF YOU ARE UNSURE WHERE TH PUMP IS GET A QUALIFIED ENGINEER

Posted on Jun 29, 2010

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As a matter of fact I have solved the problem. The dryer is now fully functioning again. :-)
I'll try to explain how to fix the problem:
The water that condenses in the condensor (doh!) drips down into a container situated below the condensor. The moist air that passes through the condensor is the same air that circulates via the clothes, thus it also contains some lint that the filter doesn't catch. Over time there will be some build-up of lint and mucus (?), clogging the tank AND a sensor that sends a signal to the electronics to start the pump that evacuates the condensed water to the removable tank in the upper part of the machine. This messes up the function of the water evacuation system.
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I have some pictures of the 'project' somewhere, let me know if you would like to see them or if I may help you some other way.

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