More causes of tumble dryer not heating

Part 2

Part 2

This is a look at a few more potential causes of a tumble dryer not heating up any more. Part 1 is available here Tumble dryer not heating – part 1 although if you prefer to read this page first there’s a link to part 1 at the end of this article.


Tumble dryer drum not turning

Revolving If you have a problem with a tumble dryer drum not turning you’d think the motor was the main suspect, but the fault is more likely to be a broken drive belt. This article shows you how to tell which fault you may have, and advises on the various related issues.

Noisy Tumble Dryer

 This article is about faults that can cause a tumble dryer to become noisy. Due to the way dryers are designed many tumble dryer noises can be difficult to fix because you may need to strip the entire dryer down to get to some parts. This article gives general guidance without specific stripping down instructions.

Tumble dryer not heating

 If your tumble dryer isn’t heating up, and laundry comes out cold and wet you generally need to call an engineer, but there are a few things you can check.

Tumble dryer won’t start

 If your tumble dryer wont start, the first thing to establish is whether there is any electrical power to it or not. If there are any indicator lights working then obviously there is power to the dryer, but if not, the first thing to check is the power socket by plugging in something else.