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    Domestic Tumble Dryer --------------

    Hi Guys Can someone out there put me straight, I’ve got an old Condenser Hotpoint TDC 60N Tumble Dryer and it keeps blowing the thermostats at the back of the machine where the heating elements are and I'm trying to find out what’s causing them to blow, they are the one shot type. I'm only...
  2. Gavin John Hyde

    Tumble dryers in shower rooms.....

    Doing an EICR today and customer has a tumble dryer in the shower room. Room is an L shape with shower directly in front of door and around corner under stairs is a tumble dryer. it is fed from a socket in the lounge next door, cable has plug on it in socket that goes along skirting through...
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    Tumble dryer suppressor wire burnt out

    Hi we have had this tumble dryer for around 5 years. Around a year ago the brown wire in the plug going into the wall socket burnt out so i replaced the whole power cable going to the supressor, 6 months later it packed in, I opended it up to find the supressor leaking so replaced it, today I...
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    Domestic Tumble dryer extension plug melted.

    Six years ago, I had a double socket installed in my store room. This was placed next to the fuse box and its purpose was so I could connect my tumble dryer. The socket was too far away from the dryer, so I bought some 1.5mm flex and wired in an extension from the newly installed double...
  5. J

    Tumble Dryer Drum Earth Strip -- DIY strip OK to use

    The earth strip on our tumble dryer needs replacing as the drum spindle has worn through it. A replacement strip is around £10. As the strip is a thin piece of copper, about 2in long and 1/4in wide, £10 seems way too much to shell out. I've made one from a copper pipe clip (cost 14p). Would it...
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    Tumble dryer problems advise

    Hi hope someone can advise. My tumble dryer keeps tripping the elecrics 15 min into it's cycle. Just need to test the heater components. To check therostats should my multi meter be on high setting or low.
  7. RWJ

    PRS...Music Licensed need for van!

    Apologies for the "auto correct" title! I thought we'd had all this 5 - 6 years ago with the PRS phoning everyone trying to enforce their "license". They've obviously spent the money they made from that scam so are back on the phones. Apparently if you have a colleague in the van and you...
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    melted plug issue condenser dryer

    Hi guy been using an (Status) extention lead to run are tumble dryer due to the mains socket just being out of reach every time we use the tumble dryer it is plugged into a double socket fully unwound and only has the tumble dryer pluged into it the other spare has a serged protected 4 way...
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    If You Have A Tumble Dryer Read This

    TUMBLE DRYER sorry about the title seems they are causing fires with a fluff build up on the heating element and a lot have been affected Creda, Indesit and Hotpoint see link below 'Significant number' of Hotpoint, Indesit and Creda tumble dryers 'pose a fire risk' - ITV News
  10. J

    Fan Switching...

    Hi Guys, Installing a whole house vent system that will tick over constantly. PIR's to be installed in each bathroom to boost the fan while the bathroom is occupied. The client would like an extra vent in the utility room to extract the heat while the tumble drier is running...?!? Crazy i...
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    Domestic earth leakage tumble dryer

    hi guys tumble dryer is tripping the rcd ,tested the rcd 0.5, x1 and x5 all worked out ok, even ran a extension lead from the house to the tumble dryer (normally fed by sub-main in outhouse) turned on and tripped the rcd in the house, 1) now i was wondering if there was a way to measure the...
  12. sythai

    13a socket outlet near a sink...?

    Hello again, Half way through kitchen job at mo, customer now wants a socket in utility room but only place it can go (units/work top already in) is right next to the sink. Would it be ok to put at above head height 2000 from FFL directly above sink (even though it will look absolute [email protected]
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    RCD tripping

    Guys, just had a call off a customer who i changed a fuse board for a week ago and has reported that when switching the tumble dryer on each time if trips the rcd. readings on RCD 36.4 x 1 and 14.0 x 5 would you suggest changing the RCD. cheers
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