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Asko Model TD73 suddenly stopped

I had thrown a few things to dry, turned on the machine (idicator light ok) and started the drying cycle. Came back 20 min later to dryer off no
indicator light. Checked outlet - ok (asko washer turns on when plugged into it). Checked fuses (metal ends on ceramic shaft - no apparent cracks? Any suggestions as to the next steps? Or is it time to go the $$$ route. Thanks in advance for any assistance you can offer.

Bill

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  • jbarnow Aug 19, 2008

    Same issue here, light on dryer however dimmed compared to "normal operations".
    Any hints around?

    Bgds.
    Jens Barnow


  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    same here. Any news?

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SOURCE: my Asko T721 Electric Dryer is having drying troubles

Here's the answer:
The dryer has a thermo protection "fuse" that pops-out when the lint filter is not cleaned and air will not flow properly. When the airflow is restricted the dryer gets too hot and the "fuse" pops. Then it will not run unless you stand there and hold the start button in. As soon as you stop pressing the button the dyer stops running.
Clean the filter ESPECIALLY the "internal" filter. This one is behind the lower skirt of the machines face. There are two Torex head screws (T20) to be removed and the skirt comes right off.
Inside you see two red handles that you turn to open the filter door. Open the door and pull out the filter. It is a long metal finned box. Take it to your bathtub and run a ton of water through both ends to remove the lint inside. You'll be surprised at how much.
O K now let's "fix" the "fuse". Here it is likely you will need to pull the machine away from the wall. The fuse is a black plastic button about the size of a penny. It sits in the center of the machine's backside. It faces up a bit and if you have clearance you can reach your arm over the machines top and press it "in" with a finger. It clicks when you do so. This part is a no brainer. The dyer will now start properly.
The hard part to all of this is pulling the machine away from the wall since like me you probably have it sitting on top of an Asko washer. Take your time. You can do it.

Posted on Jan 21, 2008

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SOURCE: how to change dryer belt on Asko 7305 dryer

You have to pull the back off the dryer.Then you,ll be able to see how it comes off.Ussally its on two pulleys similar to a car.There may be a tensioner on it to to keep it from slipping.If there is one you,ll have to losen it to remove the belt & replace it,then tighten the tensioner back up.Ussally you keep about a 1/4" to 1/2" free play on the belt.You use a sraight edge on the two pulleys to measure it with the belt on,tighten belt tensioner till you have the recommended tighteness.

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Noisy dryer with long dry time

check to see if the fans are loose if so replace them this will also cause poor drying time.iI find its better to dismanttle these dryers and check the rollers,belt and jockey pulley at the same time.they look hard to work on but they are easy just take you time theres generally no wires to undo.

Posted on Mar 23, 2008

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SOURCE: My ASKO T702C dryer just stopped working

Try opening the bottom vent panel and pulling out the filter box (there are directions and handles)... hold the filter under running hot water for a while and you should see all this nasty stuff come out. Worked for me!

Posted on Aug 20, 2009

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SOURCE: My Asko dryer does not dry clothes. It shuts off

It is quite common for lint to cover the blower on these units, making it impossible for the dryer to move any air.

1)remove the lower panel. you will need a T20 driver for this and may need to tip the dryer slightly to the rear

2)remove the left part of the blower plenum. this is held by 3 plastic tabs and a T15 screw

You will now see the blower wheel, it is a squirrel cage type. Check for lint buildup, broken vanes, or string/thread wrapped around the shaft.

if there is no problem with the blower then there is another reason you are not moving air. let me know if this helps

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SOURCE: Asko dryer has no power.Washer ok

By-passed fuses,dealer said he's done hundreds.Saved me a service call.This is the 1st and only problem we've had in 10 years! We love our Asco.

Posted on Feb 17, 2010

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