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I have an asko dryer model t760 that overheated the other day. it did finally trip the overheat protection switch on the back, but it did get hot enough to distort a few plastic pieces and put flat spots in the drum rollers. the dryer is about 8 years old, lint filters are cleaned after each load, duct work is clear-also has booster fan in duct work that is working fine. could the problem be somthing like a stuck heater coil relay?

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  • askya Apr 26, 2009

    thanks for the input.

    I did end up replacing the overheat protection swithch and the heater coil relay and everything has been working fine since. The parts were pretty cheap coming straight from asko.

    I also have started washing the lint filter monthly.

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Try taking the lint filter out and gently washing it with a soft scrubber. The screening is very fine and it might look clean to sight but might still need a more thorough cleaning.

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