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CTD40 Aquarius Condenser Dryer

My tumble dryer is not drying the clothes properly. The time delay button and the on/off button keep just flashing! No water is being collected from them. Do you know what the problem is

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  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2007

    I also have he same problem as Lindsey58 has a solution been given?

  • molarkate Dec 07, 2007

    I am having the same problem, the dryer isnt heating up. I thought maybe there would be a reset button somewhere, but cant find one. If i turn the tumble off from the mains it resets for a while, but then the lights all start flashing again. I cant find my manual either, which doesnt help! Any ideas, anyone???? PLEASE!

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2007

    My tumble dryer is not drying the clothes properly. The time delay button and the on/off button keep just flashing!

    I believe the thermostat has switched off any idea how I turn it on again

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2007

    Drum on dryer rotates for a very short time then it stops and can not be started again for a while. after a period i press start button again it works for very short period then stops again, the drum does warm up during each short cycle.

  • madmark1966 Oct 27, 2008

    iI HAVE CTD40 CLOTHES WONT DRY,TIME DELAY,HIGH HEAT AND ON AND OFF BUTTONS FLASH.WONT HAS HAPPENED.

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2008

    Dryer lights would flash occasionally for no apparent reason. Moving it out of its recess improved things, which made me think it was overheating. But now its only blowing cold air, so sounds like a thermostat has gone.

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This sounds like the thermostats

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Common faults -
1 The heating elements can fail(meaning open circuit)
2 There are cut-outs (T.O.C's) thatmight need resetting
3 The thermostats (stats) can tripout or burn out (meaning opencircuit)
4 Moderntumble dryers also have sensors and pcb's (Printed circuitboards) thesehaveprograms that can fail and circuitry although most should produce an errorcodeshowing you were the fault is.
5 Faultyconnections and burned wires may also bethe fault.



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Hi my Aquarius hotpoint dryer cdt40 won’t power up is this due to the thermostat need resetting or blown?? I’ve changed fuses etc and still won’t power up. Any suggestions please. ???

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Got the same problem also less than 1 month out of warranty. I've read this post elsewhere and it sounds like the solution http://www.howtomendit.com/answers.php?id=102947

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