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Hi I have a Siemens E46-38 dryer, when I turn the control knob

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Hi I have a Siemens E46-38 dryer, when I turn the control knob from the off position the light on the start stop button flashes continuously and I can't start any of the drying cycles. Can you help?
Hi sorry to hear that, Please open the dryer door and turn the drum, let me know if it turns but feels pretty tight or spins with very little resistance?
Thank you
Tech Michael
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

The drum turns are pretty tight


Thank you Chris.
How old is your dryer?
Tech Mike
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I think that the dryer is about 5 years old


Thanks Chris.
Does it run at all?
Also when you press start, do you hear a click?
Thank you
Tech Michael
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

The dryer doesn't run. The only click I hear is when I turn the control knob either clockwise or anti clockwise. When I press the start/stop button the dryer beeps.


Hi Chris,
thank you for your patience.
The problem is the water sensor has failed. and will need to be replace.
Its not very expensive and pretty easy to do with just a few basic hand tools. I will help you fit that part.
The best place to get that is Espares.
I have listed their contact information for you below to make it easier to get in touch with them, its best to call for this part.
Its the sensor that checks if the water tank is full.
If you will rate my service to you thus far as ok or better, before closing this page, I will be able stick with you until this fixed.
Please note it won't cost you anything more to rate, and it WILL ensure your question won't time out or end unexpectedly, then you can always contact me the very same way at no additional cost;-)
Thank you Chris and have a wonderful day!
Tech Michael
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