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Tumble Dryer repair

Tumble Dryer Repair Advice from The Whirlpool Experts.

Troubleshooting

These are the most frequently asked questions and how to solve your issue.

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I have a leak in my Whirlpool tumble dryers

During the manufacturing process, we ensure your tumble dryers is thoroughly tested so there is no leaks to internal componants after you have installed your appliance.

If you experience any leaking before or during your first use, it is most likely due to there being water still in the tumble dryers from the testing process.

Please also check the water supply connection (from both sides) as well as the drain hose itself.

If you need any further help, please call us on 0344 822 4224.

There appears to be no electrical supply to my tumble dryers

Please check the socket that your appliance was plugged in in by using another piece of equipment, this will ensure that the issue does not lie with the socket rather than the appliance itself.

Your tumble dryers comes fitted with a 13 amp 3 pin plug and also the lead, so please make sure that the right rating of fuse is being used with this.

We do not recommend the use of the appliance with an extension lead.

Please also ensure that the start or on/off switch is in the correct position, and that the door is properly closed.

If you need further help please call our customer service team on 0344 822 4224.

My dial is not rotating

On certain Whirlpool models the dryer programmer does not rotate. Instead, a series of progress indicator lights illuminate to advise the user of the dryers status.

If you need further assistance please call Whirlpool customer service on 0370 218 6615

Can I stack my Whirlpool tumble dryer onto my washing machine?

Whirlpool tumble dryers are designed to be fitted onto the top of some of our Whirlpool washing machines. This stacking process must only be completed using one of our genuine stacking kits.

To establish exactly which stacking kit you require or to purchase call our spare parts department on 0344 822 5225

Error codes

Find every error code here for your Tumble Dryer.

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F06 — Door lock fault

Issue: Tumble Dryers door cannot be opened or closed / when the door is closed the machine the programme will not start.

Advice: If your tumble dryers door will not close, please check for any obstructions in the door lock. If the fault still remains then we recommend you call our customer service centre to book an engineer on: 0344 822 4224

F12 — Electronic control fault

Issue: Tumble Dryers is not operating (turning on).

Advice: We recommend you call our customer service centre to book an engineer on: 0344 822 4224

F13 — Dryer temperature sensing fault (washer dryers only)

Issue: Washer dryer is not drying clothes.

Advice: We recommend you call our customer service centre to book an engineer on: 0344 822 4224

F16 — Drum lock position sensor fault (top loading machines only)

Issue: Tumble Dryers drum is stopping in the wrong position or is not locked in the correct position.

Advice: We recommend you call our customer service centre to book an engineer on: 0344 822 4224

Manuals

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