How to service a Condenser Tumble Dryer pump unit.
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.