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I have a Beko condenser dryer DCU 7230s where it switches

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I have a Beko condenser dryer DCU 7230s where it switches itself off very 5 minutes both clean filter light and empty water tank light comes on both are clean and empty I have also checked the small resovior tank at rear emptied any water here however still shuts off every 5 minutes or so any advice would be great


If you set the dryer going on the 60 miniute cycle only does it do the same on this or does this work?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Still does the same

Ok if you have both the filter light and the empty water light comming on then its actually ending the cycle early rather then saying that the filter or water bottle needs emptying.

The first thing to check is the heater and thermostat on the back.

Remove the heater cover on the back of the dryer and there you will see the heater and thermostats on it. Check the heater and see if theres signs of burning on there.

On the side of the heater you will see the thermostats. One will have a red button, Press this and see if it clicks. If it does then see how it goes.

If thats fine then the other thermostat you will see is in fact a thermistor so you need a multi meter to test ths. It should read about 14k ohms. If faulty then the heater needs to be replaced as it comes complete with them on it.

But if the heater and thermistors are fine then im afraid the control board itself is the fault. As to be honest with you all we replace on these is either the heaters or control boards as thats all that goes.

So check the heater and see what you find and if thats fine then the fault will be with the control board on this im afraid.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thanks for the advice
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Done as you said and put cycle onto 60 minute cycle and is still on without having to press the cancel button
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is the longest it's been on for a while

Ok if the 60 min cycle is working then its going to be the control board.

As the 60 minute cycle isnt a sensor dry so it doesnt use the sensor relays on the control board. It will juts run for 60 mins weather its dry or not. Were as the sensor programs use a relay which picks up moisture from the sensor bars in the drum.

So if the timed cycles seem to work but not the sensor cycles then this will be the control board at fault rather then the heater.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
would it be safe to use on the timed cycle instead of sensory mode

Yep, It will fine just using it on that.

Ive seen this fault a few times and customers just use the timed cycles instead and it will be fine.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
to fix it will it need new control board or sensor

Control board as the sensor is just a metal strip in the front of the drum. The metal strip never fails as its always the control boards on these.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Super thanks very much for the advice much appreciated