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High limit thermostat

Had to reset the switch on the rear of the unit. A few times, just turned off the dryer, turned back on, and was operation usually until the clothes were dry. Now the unit does not turn on. No display.

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A year ago, I needed to replace a high limit thermostat, and I received ( for the money) both the high and the low!. I replaced the high therm., and a month later, the low one went out. I discovered these need to be replaced as a pair only.
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Posted on Jun 27, 2014

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SOURCE: My Asko dryer does not dry clothes. It shuts off

It is quite common for lint to cover the blower on these units, making it impossible for the dryer to move any air.

1)remove the lower panel. you will need a T20 driver for this and may need to tip the dryer slightly to the rear

2)remove the left part of the blower plenum. this is held by 3 plastic tabs and a T15 screw

You will now see the blower wheel, it is a squirrel cage type. Check for lint buildup, broken vanes, or string/thread wrapped around the shaft.

if there is no problem with the blower then there is another reason you are not moving air. let me know if this helps

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Asko 760 Dryer - Just quit with no power to digital control panel

Hi,
There's a chance that the over heat protection breaker was tripped. You may want to try pressing the black button in the middle of the back panel. That should reset it, then check to make sure the exhaust vent is clean.
Good luck

Posted on Jul 29, 2010

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Hello Susan, Welcome to FixYa. Have you checked to see if perhaps one or both of the fuses may have blown at the back of the unit...I don't mean the hi-limit that you already referred to...I mean the in-line fuses the Asko machines are equipped with. Let me know and we can move forward from here. Regards, Macmarkus :)

Posted on Sep 19, 2010

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SOURCE: installed a new automatic reset thermostat unit and asko t731 dryer still shuts off before finished

You probably have a clogged exhaust vent.

Posted on Feb 15, 2012

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