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Hi, I have a Hoover HDC7 FM UK tumble dryer. Problem: After seting timer, I press Start but the motor doesn't turn, I can here a "brrr..." noise comming from the motor. Everything works (heating, door switch...) but the motor. I opened the machine, took out the drum and press the start button again: - The motor just try to initiate a spin then stop, - The motor makes a light "brrr" noise, - The motor will not keep turning if I initiate it manually, - The motor offers almost no resistance if I turn it by hand (isn't it supposed to?). Questions: - Is it a capacitor problem? How can I check that? - Can it be a motor brush problem? Thanks for your help!

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  • oner_erol Sep 18, 2010

    I changed the capacitor and STILL SAME PROBLEM!!!

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I think you may have a bad relay on the motor, where power is re-applied after the push start is released

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Hi Mike,

The motor probably has experienced locked rotor current and fried the windings. Of course the capacitor could have shorted. If you can find it, look at the capacitor and if the can looks like it's lid is swollen or pooched out, then go for replacing the Capacitor. If you remove the motor and smell the case and it smells burned, you motor is shot. It does not have to lock down to be bad. The windings do not rotate in an AC motor.

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no brushes on it i think, ur looking at changing the capaciter if its not turning

Posted on Sep 24, 2010

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SOURCE: Hoover Tumble Dryer VHC 391t. Its starts and does a cycle stops to turn the other way and just stops. If you press the start button it just clicks.

The most common problem for this would be the motherboard of the system that's controlling the Hoover Tumble Dryer. You will have to either get it repaired by a professional or get a new dryer.

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