If your dryer is blowing cold air then this thermostat kit could save you hundreds of pounds on a new tumble dryer. We get consistent customer feedback on how easy this tumble dryer thermostat kit is to fit so you can feel confident that this is a repair that you can do yourself.
When you order this kit you'll get 2 tumble dryer thermostats.
This kit is a spare part for select Ariston, Creda, Crusader, Electra, Hotpoint, Indesit, Jackson and Proline tumble dryers.
To prevent failure of your tumble dryer thermostats please use the following guidelines:
The disc of the stat must not be touched.
Do not terminate the dryer cycle early. Your dryer needs the last 10 minutes of the cool down cycle to occur in order to clear residue heat in the dryer airflow.
Blocked airflow will cause the thermostats to fail. Make sure you're not overloading your dryer and regular clean your lint filters after every load and empty the condenser (if you have one) as recommended by the manufacturer.
If your front duct thermostat isn't working it will cause unnecessary stress on this part causing failure.
How to fix a dryer that's not heating up
This video should help with fitting this part. However, the exact layout and fitting technique may differ for your make and model.
Be safe - always unplug any appliance from the electricity supply before carrying out any work on it.
If you are in any doubt contact a qualified repairer.
very easy to fit, took picture of how they were wired before removing old ones as recommended on the web site, thanks for the help
Worked a treat09 February 2014
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By Mick the mechanic
These thermostats are the same as the original equipment and worked a treat first time. Dryer up and running in 10 minutes. However, diagnosis is the key and if you have a dryer that doesn't heat up you really need a multimeter to determine if the problem is the heater, the thermostats, the control system, or something else. Your video shows nicely how to change the heater and the thermostats but not how to find out what the problem is. Identifying correct replacement part on the website was very easy and delivery was very quick but cost was very high and I expect the manufacture of the dryer only paid a few pennies for these thermostats.
Fitting20 January 2014
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By Stan the Man- Devon
The electrical connections did not match the main terminal block, despite it being the correct part. There has clearly been an update to the wiring system. I had to rewire using block connectors. Machine now works because of my ingenuity and absolute brilliance at bodging.
Qis the green spot the 106 thermostat or the 130 ??1 Answer
- 08 January 2014
We recommend that both are changed together as this will prevent two of the same type accidently being fitted. The one with the spot we believe is the overheat cut out so will have the higher operating temperature. The other without the spot will be the lower temperature cycling thermostat.
QOrder Code 5045381456638 17/12/13 I have a Creda TCR14 tumble drier1 Answer
Old thermostats in my Creda are KSD 301 with numbers 105 and 130. They have no colour code dots. The new thermostats in my order received two days ago are marked YELLOW 1488 23-13, and GREEN 1582 23-13.
Which of the two new thermostats should replace which of the old ones please ?
By James22- Southampton
- 20 December 2013
One thermostat is a overheat cut out that will trip and need to be replaced if it overheats and a cycling thermostat that cuts in and out as it reaches and maintains the drying temperature. If you replace both thermostats at the same time you will use one of each type This will ensure your appliance is working correctly and safely.
QHotpoint T/D trips mains switch but not the washer/dryer circuit trip switch.1 Answer
Dryer runs for 10 -15 mins then trips main circuit breaker and not the washer/dryer circuit breaker.
Circuit breaker will not reset. Can leave it for a while and it will run again for a few mins.
Any ideas would be great. Thanks.
By iampierre- Dublin Ireland.
- 14 October 2013
If your drier is a condenser drier it is likely water is getting onto the heater element causing an earth leakage current and tripping the RCD on the fuse board. Check the condenser water is draining corectlly and not blocked by fluff.