How to change the cooling fan on a tumble dryer

  1. Tumble Dryer
    How to change the cooling fan on a tumble dryer
  2. Safety first remove plug from mains socket
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a phillips screwdriver and a pair of pliers
    Phillips screwdriver & long nose pliers
  4. Using the phillips screwdriver remove 2 retaining screws to remove the lid.
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid removal 1
  5. From the front give the lid a firm push backwards
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid removal 2
  6. Now remove the lid
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid removal 3
  7. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the rear screws retaining the side panel
    Hotpoint CTD00 side panel removal 1
  8. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the top screw retaining the side panel
    Hotpoint CTD00 side panel removal 2
  9. Slide the side panel backwards and remove it.
    Hotpoint CTD00 side panel removal 3
  10. Remove the wires from the cooling fan housing
    Cooling fan housing wire removal
  11. Wires removed
    Cooling fan housing 1
  12. Un clip the cooling fan housing and remove it
    Cooling fan housing 2
  13.  Using the pliers remove the corbin clip retaining the fan
    Cooling fan clamp removal
  14. Remove the fan from the spindle
    Cooling fan removal
  15. Take the new fan(C00095599) from its package ensuring its correct for appliance
    Hotpoint CTD00 cooling fan
  16. Fit  the new fan onto the spindle
    Cooling fan removal
  17. Using the pliers replace the corbin clip retaining the fan
    Cooling fan clamp removal
  18. Replace the cooling fan housing and clip it into position.
    Cooling fan housing 2
  19. Wires can now be re housed 
    Cooling fan housing 1
  20. Replace the wires onto the cooling fan housing
    Cooling fan housing wire removal
  21. Relocate the side panel at the bottom and slide it forwards into position.
    Hotpoint CTD00 side panel removal 3
  22. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the top screw retaining the side panel
    Hotpoint CTD00 side panel removal 2
  23. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the rear screws retaining the side panel
    Hotpoint CTD00 side panel removal 1
  24. Refit the lid
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid removal 3
  25. Give the lid a firm push forwards until it clicks into place.
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid replacement
  26. Replace the 2 lid retaining screws
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid removal 1

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Disclaimer: The information provided has been prepared as a guide only and the steps taken are likely to vary for different appliance models. We strongly recommend using a qualified engineer to undertake major repairs and fault finding.

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