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Aeg 16830 washer dryer not drying!

As it says the thing isn't getting hot. I've cleared the condenser of all fluff but still no joy. No matter what its set to (when trying to dry clothes) it stops after some random time. At no time do I get any warm air at all.

What do I need to check please?

BTW I'm an electrical engineer so not too stupid (I hope...)

Thanks in advance

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  • Listys Dad Mar 04, 2008

    If only it were that simple...
    Both elements are 100% and, as I've traced the cct, I can see 240v at the live side of the heating elements as soon as teh fann starts. However, it appears that its teh nutral being switched that actually completes the cct for the heaters and from what I can ascertain it isn't being switched in. I've checked the over heat trips and they are fine too.
    Any ideas???

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Check the 240v coming in.
You may have tripped a breaker and one side of the 240v is working allowing some control but no heat.
Check also for a burned element and loose connection.

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