The water isnt heated up.
I have replaced the themostat - but to no avail.
I have used an ohmmeter to check the thermostat and both of the heaters near to it -both are closed circuit which means they probably work - any more ideas.
have you also a circuit diagram as it could be a broken wire somewhere.
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sounds like the bushes have gone in the motor... about £20 from your local appliance retailer/parts department! or the filter may be blocked... clear the filter but it will get messy so have towels at the ready a hosepipe would come in handy or move it outside if you feeling strong!!
to check the bushes locate the motor not sure of position on these but near to the bottom you will see wires going to plastic parts each side normaly held in by a screew, take a wire off each plug in and see if it runs...
Find your thermal protection switch. It looks like a big round button with two screws holding it on either side. (Make sure your drier is unplugged!) There will be a wire going from it to the heating element. It is what regulates the temperature, so it doesn't overheat. Unplug the wires off it and check across the terminals with an ohm meter. It should have full continuity. If not, it's your problem. Replace it. Easy repair.
It will be a faulty thermostat or element more than likely, or a broken wire.
Remove top cover, and you will see the heater manifold over to the right side, there you will see the element and thermostats.
You will need a meter to test them.
Hope this helps.
filter is located at the bottom rear of the appliance... if its pump obstruction then to lay the drain hose into a bowl is a means of getting the water out manually.. if its a blockage and water wont drain this way then lay the unit down on its R/H side (not soap dispenser side)....then acces to the filter can be made without flooding the place..best if 2 persons were to do this as the machine can be heavy when full with water and clothes.. best of luck..
its seems you're doing your home work. that cylindrical part is the thermostat itself. it should have a resistance in the range of kilo ohms. around 10 kohm to 25 kohms. you can try to change the range of your testing equipment so that you could be sure that te thermostat is really open circuit.
if there is no resistance, then that is the problem. if there is resitance in the kilo ohms range then it could still be ok and you need todo some further testing.
you can check for voltage presence at the terminlas of the heater. if there is no voltage then it could be the relay on the power board that supply voltage to the heater.
or the board itself.
i hope i was able to help..please rate me..tnx
The t-stats have blown.. these are located on the top of the heater on top of the drum.. To check to see if their blown check the continuity if they are blown then there will be no continuity ... They come in a pair and are easily replaced.. All you have to do is take off the lid...