Hotpoint Indesit Tumble dryer not heating Replacing element

by / Thursday, 22 March 2018 / Published in Heating Systems

How to replace a heating system in Hotpoint Indesit tumble dryer

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This video with help you repair your faulty heating system on Hotpoint indesit tumble dryers with a heater element, thermostat, Ntc senor 

This video will help you diagnose the fault with Hotpoint & Indesit tumble dryers that are not heating, and how to repair them.

Both condenser and vented tumble dryers use very similar heating elements. They usually have one or two thermostat sensors on the front and one or two thermostat sensors on the back. and may also have an NTC sensor fitted. The tumble dryer on this video has two thermostats fitted on the heating element housing located on the back. These are prime candidates when diagnosing no heat faults on tumble dryers.

Next, there's the heating element itself that can be faulty and should be tested if the thermostats are ok.

On the front you have a thermostat, you should test it for continuity. There is also an NTC sensor and you should test if for resistance (measured in ohms). this can be fitted to the top of the heater as well.


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 Hotpoint & Indesit

7 Responses to “Hotpoint Indesit Tumble dryer not heating Replacing element”

  1. lena black says : Reply

    my hotpoint dryer no longer get hot, what could be the problem?

  2. Laurie smith says : Reply

    I have a hotpoint ecf87bpuk, showed f04. Checked bottom water pump etc all clear. Took heater cover off, and heater is falling apart. The 2 stats are closed, but heater not working. How do i test the ptc, and check supply is ok. Whilst testing, the element sparked, and knocked out the trip, but worked since then.
    I can get the element cheap, but the complete assy is over £70, so want to avoid that if poss.
    Regards, laurie smith (electrician)

  3. Fisher says : Reply

    Replaced heater element . Pressed reset switch . And it still not heating up .

  4. Dave Leen says : Reply

    Indesit IDC 75 S
    Immediately trips the electrics.
    Suspect earth fault but
    I don’t know how to get into the machine to look at it.
    Any advice welcome please

  5. Dave Leen says : Reply

    Indesit IDC 75 S condenser dryer
    Electrics immediately trip but I don’tknow how to get into the machine to look at anything
    Any help or advice welcome please

  6. David says : Reply

    The page says: Hotpoint Indesit Tumble dryer not heating Replacing element, but this is about replacing thermostats, not element.

  7. Hugh says : Reply

    Indesit IDC8T3B
    Hi dryer not heating, I’ve continuity tested heating element and 2 thermostats, all open circuit. Your video mentions ntc sensors. But I can’t find them, where are they please and also are they tested like thermostat?
    Many thanks

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