How to change the recirculation fan on a tumble dryer

  1. Tumble Dryer
    How to change the recirculation fan on a tumble dryer
  2. Safety first remove plug from mains socket
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a phillips screwdriver and a flat head screwdriver 
    Phillips & small flat screwdriver
  4. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the drum bearing cover.
    Bearing cover removal
  5. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the heater casing.
    Hotpoint CTD00 heater cover
  6. Using the flat head screwdriver remove the jubilee clip from the fan.
    Recirculating fan Clamp removal
  7. Remove the fan from the spindle
    Recirculating fan removal.jpg
  8. Take the new fan from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance.
    Recirculating fan.jpg
  9. Slide the new fan over the spindle.
    Recirculating fan removal.jpg
  10. Refit the jubilee clip securing the fan to the spindle
    Recirculating fan Clamp removal
  11. Using the phillips screwdriver refit the heater casing.
    Hotpoint CTD00 heater cover
  12. Using the phillips screwdriver refit the drum bearing cover.
    Hotpoint CTD00 Bearing cover
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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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