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Ariston a1600wd washer/dryer No matter what setting i put my dryer on, it doesn't dry anything. it spins around as though it is going through the cycle but nothing, but when it is finished the washing isn't dry.

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When the filter gets blocked the dryer doesn't work.
The filter is located behind the small panel to the rear of the machine.
Remove the three screws and then the plastic panel.

The filter is located in the large black rubber gater tube which is held on by an adjustable clip.

Remove the clip by unscrewing the philips head screw and pull the tube down to remove. The filter has what appears to be a table tennis ball inside. Apparently this helps with self cleaning!

Remove the filter, clean and replace. The filter needs a little fiddling to get to sit right. Replace the gater tube and re-fit and tightend clip. Check for tightness and set the machine away and check for leaks etc. This job takes about 20 minutes.

If this doesn't solve the problem you will need to focus your attention to the heater element or thermastat located on the top of the machine behind a cast plate help on with torque screws.

Hope this helps.

Posted on May 23, 2009

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Take the top off and look for an orange wire, is it broken? Mine was, repaired it and it works great now.

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