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Hotpoint dryer CTD40 - condenser leaking

My Hotpoint condenser dryer is drying fine, but the water is not going to the collecting tray in the top, its leaking out the front of condenser in the bottom. I've cleaned the condenser & checked the seals & the pipes at the back, any other ideas?

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SOURCE: Hotpoint Condenser Dryer Model CDT00

Either your heater is blow or your thermal cut outs are blown easy to check and replace ...

The are located at the back of the dryer behind the protuding funny shaped panel...

Check the continuity on the t-stats if no present then replace both of them small round things
then its the heater....

Posted on Jan 21, 2008

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SOURCE: hotpoint condenser tumble dryer aquarius cdt00- wont dry

I am not familiar with this particular unit, but I have a condensing dryer (Malber) which pumps out the water by itself. I am guessing that your unit requires you to empty a bin manually. Even if the bin is empty, I think the unit thinks it needs to be emptied and that is why the dryer will not work to give you hot air. If you do have such a bin, it might have a weight switch which the unit uses to detect if the bin needs emptying. See if the weight switch is working. The same weight switch idea is used on dehumidifiers.

Posted on Mar 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Condenser on Hotpoint Aquarius dryer not collecting water

I think that I have already suggested some possible reasons for the prob you are experiencing with your dryer, but I don't think I have mentioned the fact that the pump could be fauty, you should be able to hear it running, just a thought , you never know.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: HOTPOINT AQUARIUS CONDENSER TUMBLE DRYER CTD40

Not sure but try this..it workd with my Whirlpool dryer. Remove the condenser (clean it with water and a toothbrush too coz it will probably be clogged up) and pop a tea towel in the hole where the condenser was. Tip the dryer on its side and any trapped water will run out onto the tea towel or the floor OR the water reservoir where it should have gone in the first place......

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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SOURCE: ctd40 not drying

hi have the same dryer , if you look at the back of the machine you will see a thin whiteish tube check that this in in the outlets properly
hope this helps

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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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.

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