DIY tumble dryer repairs advice. Help on fixing common tumble dryer faults
Can I fix my own tumble dryer? Some people can, and some people shouldn't even try. It depends on your competence, and understanding of electricity - especially DIY safety issues. Some tumble dryer breakdowns though are not serious, and can be repaired - if you just know what to do. Tumble dryers are relatively difficult to strip down compared to say a washing machine.
You must be aware that electricity can and does kill - even qualified engineers. Never work on an appliance that is not totally unplugged. DIY repair safety and tips The following tumble dryer repair help contains general advice only. It may help to solve some basic tumble dryer faults that don't require an engineer, or to give an idea of how serious a fault may actually be. Never work on a tumble dryer that is still plugged in! Using this advice is at your own risk.
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Common (basic) tumble dryer faults
Tumble dryer repairs advice
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