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Hotpoint aquarius vtd00 dryer starts ok then slows down and stops

Hi, my dryer starts as normal then after about 2 minutes starts slowing down and making a grinding noise before stopping completely, but still sounds like its trying to spin (if that makes any sense)

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  • wolfington Feb 08, 2008

    Thanks for the very quick response, can i fix that myself or would i need to call someone in to do it?

  • dennis Feb 16, 2008

    my dryer works ok, seem like the drum has dropped off the front panel, is there something under the back end of the drum holding it up level and on the front? nothing has siezed and motor works fine, the belt is not tight enough to turn the drum because the drum seems to have dropped.

  • dennis Feb 16, 2008

    my drum has come off the front and doesn't turn because the backend seems to have come off some kind of wheel and the belt is now not tight enough, although nothing else is wrong, is there something underneath at the backend of the drum that holds it up level and on the front panel?

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    after started starts to make a loud noise like a grinding noise

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YOU CANNOT FIX IT YOURSELF.

THE DRUM IN THIS MACHING IS THE WRONG SHAPE FITTED IT HAVE HAD SAME PROBLEM, WAS ADVISED THAT ALL THESE MACHINES HAVE BEEN RECALLED CHECK IT OUT

HOPE THIS HLPS

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Sounds like your bearings have gone at the back off your drum behind the small middle panel try turning it by hand if it starts scrapping straight away then u need to replace the bearings m8

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    peter gittos Feb 09, 2008

    no u should be able to fix yourself all u need to do is go on ebay go into home and garden dryer parts type in what u need hotpoint bearing kit and it should come up with all the results find the cheapest with your model no: its not a hard job and it shouldnt take no more than about 30minutes cant remember if u need to re-rivet the bearings back on m8

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