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Hummin noise hotpoint TDC32P dryer

Hi ive changed the thermal fuses on my hotpoint aquarius TDC32P dryer which would click when pressed "start" but only a low humming could be heard, thought must be heating element so ordered and replaced that. now its exactly the same clicks like its trying to go when u press start but only a low humming can be heard, nothing else happening? any help please?x

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That noise is usually associated with a failed AC motor that turns the dryer drum.

Posted on Dec 01, 2016

Testimonial: "ah balls! have tried the other options ive read for simular problems rotating the drum myself with the door hinges pressed in, the timer lights up now and then when i turn it but dont think i want to spend more momey on parts if its not the right solution :("

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  • yadayada
    yadayada Dec 01, 2016

    I can only guess based on my experiences, sorry no 100% solution.

  • Jackie Marsay
    Jackie Marsay Dec 01, 2016

    thank you for taking the time to try helping out :) much appreciated i might just go kick the hell out of it and pray that helps lol x

  • yadayada
    yadayada Dec 01, 2016

    Great idea.

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