How to service a Condenser Tumble Dryer pump unit.

by / Wednesday, 03 December 2014 / Published in Pump Systems, Tumble Dryers




How to service a Condenser Tumble Dryer pump unit, Indesit, Proline, Creda, Ariston & Hotpoint.




On Ariston, Export, Hotpoint-Ariston, Hotpoint, Indesit Tumble Dryers condenser dryers the main difference is that the expelled air will pass over a condenser (hence the name of condenser dryer) which will condense the expelled water and usually pump or drain that water to a tank which can then later be emptied.

This saves the need for an external vent but does complicate the appliance somewhat.

The pump unit normally has a float system with a micro switch. And a electrical pump which is activated by the float switch when the water level rises some tumble dryer have these pumps running constantly.

These pump units can clog and on allot of appliance the floats start to jam because the polystyrene float designates over a period of time.

You can also see our videos on replacing the whole pump unit on Ariston, Export, Hotpoint-Ariston, Hotpoint, Indesit Tumble Dryers.

2 Responses to “How to service a Condenser Tumble Dryer pump unit.”

  1. Catherine Jones says : Reply

    Thanks for such a helpful tutorial. I’ve just saved myself some money by servicing my dryer. My reservoir at the back had so much lint that must have been pressing the float!!

  2. Joanne says : Reply

    My tumble dryer sreams after so long when I pulled it out the noise is coming out of the pump box at the bottom if I tap it it stops but only for so long do I need a new pump it is a indesit condenser dryer

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