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The tumble dryer on my hotpoint WDL 540 is not getting warm. I assume it's the heating element, but would be grateful for advice if it could be anything else or how easy it is to fit a new element. Thanks

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Hello i'd check the heat sensors first there may be 2 of them you will need a multimeter to test them if 1 is faulty change both of them hope it helps

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Posted on Mar 11, 2011

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