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AQM8D69I Keeps tripping RCD on drying cycle

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Posted on Aug 31, 2006

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SOURCE: Machine fuses house RCD if a drying cycle is selected

Suggest you turn the power off, remove the top cover, diconnect the live and neutral connections to the dryer element (likely to be two of each flavour of connection if the machine has high and low dry settings). Pop a bit of insulating tape around the wire ends so you don't short anything out. Now try to put the machine through a drying cycle. If it works (albeit cold) without tripping the house power, you need a new dryer element. If the house power still trips, turn the power off again and without reconnecting the element wires, disconnect and tape the live and neutral wires from the blower motor. Again, try to run a drying cycle. If this stops the house power tripping, then it looks like a motor problem (though this would be quite unusual). If the house power still trips, you need to have a careful look at all the wiring between the main timer, the dryer timer, any hi/lo heat switch, the blower motor and the element with its associated thermostats and thermal cutouts (all located near the element on the air duct). Look in particular for chafes where wires go round corners, and where wiring crosses from the case to the suspended machinery in the middle of the machine. Pop any follow-on queries in the comments section of this question - I'll keep half an eye on it. A.

Posted on May 19, 2007

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SOURCE: Washing machine tripping RCD

electrical short in m/c.could be heating element. regards

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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SOURCE: it keeps tripping the rcd at any stage through the

hi there....possibility that you heater has gone short circuit and needs replacing......try selecting spin only if still triping out you have a faulty motor

regards Sir Galahad

Posted on Aug 18, 2009

Testimonial: "thanks for that it works some time for the whole load so it might be the motor after a couple of loads it starts to trip :)"

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SOURCE: My bosch 1200 classixx express washing machine

Could be the heating element disconnect the wires to the element then tape them up of course make sure the plug is out before attempting any work,with the heater disconnected the machie may show another fault as not heating however should at least stop short circuit....

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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