White knight forward thermostat how to test & replace

by / Thursday, 18 January 2018 / Published in Heating Systems, Repair Guides, Tumble Dryers

How to find the fault with White knight tumble dryer not heating this is on forward thermostat

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This video will show you How to test & replace White knight tumble dryer forward vent tube ducting thermostat you can also see video listed below on the heating system and other thermal cut-outs and T.O.C

White knight tumble dryers are reasonably easy to work on,  if you don't know how they work then it's hard to find the fault. and if you don't have anybody to help you out and give you a few hints then this video will! they were made by Crosslee and manufactured them for a lot of brands like Bauknecht, Bosch,  Electrolux, Frigidaire, Hygena, Ignis, Laden, Neutral, Philips, Radiola, Thorn, Tricity Bendix, Whirlpool, White Knight, Zanussi,  

This video is on a White knight tumble dryer that was not drying and the machine had no heat all though it was turning, the customer said he had tested the rear thermostat and heater but to no avail, you  will the type of fault in this video.

While you finding the problem, do take the opportunity to clear all the fluff you can out of the dryer, as it improves the useful lifespan of your White knight tumble dryer and prevents it become a fire hazard.

Before you start any investigation of the fault or even remove the lid of your tumble dryer please watch our videos and fully understand them in full and pay particular attention to the safety and information notices

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There are loads of video below to help you repair your tumble dryer condenser or vented and they will help you with all these makes listed above that are made by  Crosslee.

1. Make sure you unplug the machine 🙂
2. Remove the lower back panel, about 8 screws I think, may be a good idea to lay the machine on its front, protect with a dustsheet/old duvet. 
3. remove two wire from the stat and remove the thermostat

then do further inspection with a multimeter.

This is a common fault and will be the problem, then just reversing the order of the previous instructions.


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