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TECHNICAL INFORMATION
T1500 Series Clothes Dryers
© 2003 Miele

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   Summary of Contents for Miele T1515

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    TECHNICAL INFORMATION T1500 Series Clothes Dryers © 2003 Miele...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    1.1 Appliance Overview - Vented 1.2 Appliance Overview – Condenser Models 1.3 Controls Overview 1.4 Appliance Dimensions 1.5 Layout of Components – T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C & T1570C 1.6 Layout of Components – T1576 2.0 INSTALLATION 2.1 Electrical Requirements 2.2 Plumbing Information – Condenser Models 2.3 Installation Procedures...

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    6.2 Service Mode (T1576) 6.3 Fault Codes (T1576) 6.4 Programming Mode (T1576) 6.5 Residual Moisture Sensor Circuit Test (T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C & T1570C) 6.6 Residual Moisture Sensor Circuit Test (T1576) 6.7 Dryer Takes too Long to Dry Clothes 6.8 Residual Moisture Sensing Inoperative 6.9 Dryer Door Keeps Popping Open (except T1576)

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    1-5 Appliance Dimensions (5 Kilogram - Vented 1-6 Appliance Dimensions (5 Kilogram - Condenser) 1-7 Appliance Dimensions (6 Kilogram) 1-8 Layout of Components (T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C & T1570C) 1-9 Layout of Components (T1576) 3-1 Opening the Cover to the Heat Exchanger...

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    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers – List of Tables 6-1 Service Mode Functions (T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C & T1570C) 6-2 Service Mode Functions (T1576) 6-3 Fault Code Storage (T1576) 6-4 Programming Mode Values (T1576)

  • Page 7: Construction & Design

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Construction and Design Appliance Overview – Vented (Typical 5 Kilogram Vented Model Shown) 1 Supply Cable / Plug 2 Control Panel 3 Drum Door 4 Exhaust Connection (right, left & rear 5k vented) (left & rear 6k vented) 5 Adjustable Legs Figure 1-1: Appliance Overview T1500 series Dryer (Vented 5 K Model Shown)

  • Page 8: Typical Installation

    4. Electrical Cord and Plug 5. Condensed Water Drawer 6. Drum Door 7. Adjustable Legs 8. Stand Pipe Figure 1-2: Typical installation with Miele Clothes Washer. Note: Condenser hose is placed into the same stand pipe the washer drain hose uses.

  • Page 9: Controls Overview

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Controls Overview T1515 5 Kilogram Vented T1520 5 Kilogram Vented T1526 6 Kilogram Vented Figure 1-3: Control Panels for model numbersT1515, T1520 and T1526.

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    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information T1565C T1570C T1576 Figure 1-4: Control Panels for model numbersT1565C, T1570C and T1576.

  • Page 11: Appliance Dimensions

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Appliance Dimensions 5Kilogram – Vented Models With Angled Control Panel With Flat Control Panel Figure 1-5: Dimensions – 5 kilogram vented models 5Kilogram – Condenser Models With Angled Control Panel With Flat Control Panel Figure 1-6: Dimensions –...

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    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information 6Kilogram – Vented Models Figure 1-7: Dimensions 6 kilogram – Vented Models Note At the present time, a 6 kilogram condenser model does NOT exist.

  • Page 13: Layout Of Components T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565c & T1570c

    Condensate Fan Motor (Condenser Models Only) Condensate Pump (Condenser Models Only) Motor – Drum Drive Control Electronic Power Electronic Heater Bank Temperature Sensor (NTC) Selector Switch X3/1 Terminal Block Interference Capacitor Figure 1-8: Layout of Components (T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C & T1570C).

  • Page 14: Layout Of Components - T1576

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Layout of Components – T1576 Door Lock B3/1 Residual Moisture Sensor Temperature Limiters H3/6 Lamp – Drum Interior 2R30 Temperature Sensor (Heaters) Heater Relays Motor – Drum Drive Control Electronic Power Electronic (Piggybacked to 1N1) Heater Bank Temperature Sensor (NTC) Selector Switch...

  • Page 15: Installation

    Do not reach into the Dryer if the Drum is moving. The appliance should be level to ensure proper operation. A Dryer can be placed on top of a Miele Washer; for a stacked installation. An approved Miele stacking kit must be used.

  • Page 16: Plumbing Information - Condenser Models

    Clothes Washer, the Washer must be positioned and installed first. If an optional Laundry Stand is being installed - refer to the Accessories section of the Installation Manual for the procedure on installing the stand. Refer to the Miele Installation Manual for further installation information and procedures.

  • Page 17: Commission And Operation

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Commission and Operation General Operation – T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C and T1570C 1. Turn on the Dryer. 2. Press the Door Button to open the Door. 3. Place laundry into the appliance 4. Select a program 5.

  • Page 18: General Operation - T1576

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information General Operation – T1576 1. Turn on the Dryer. 2. Press the Door Button to open the Door. 3. Place laundry into the appliance 4. Select a program 5. Select option(s) – as desired. 6.

  • Page 19: Condenser Drawer (condenser Models Only)

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Condenser Drawer (Condenser Models Only) General Information Depending on the installation, condensed water is either pumped to an on-site drain, or collected in the Condensed Water Drawer. The Condensed Water Drawer holds approximately one (1) gallon of water.

  • Page 20: Heat Exchanger (condenser Models Only)

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Heat Exchanger (Condenser Models Only) Note The heat exchanger should be cleaned at least twice a year. Open the Door. Locate the Heat Exchanger Cover near the bottom / left of the appliance. 2. Turn the lever so that it is in a vertical position (as shown in figure 3-1).

  • Page 21: Removing The Heat Exchanger

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Pull out the heat exchanger. Figure 3-3: Removing the Heat Exchanger 6. Clean the Heat Exchanger, by running water through the louvers to clean the assembly of lint and dust. Figure 3-4: Cleaning the Heat Exchanger Stand the Heat Exchanger lengthwise on a towel until it dries.

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    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information...

  • Page 23: Vented Dryer Airflow

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Description of Function Vented Dryer – Principle of Operation Door Filter Output from Filter Fan Motor NTC Sensor (13 K.Ohms @ 75 Drum Warmed Drying Air Drying Load Heater Bank 10. Vent Output Figure 4-1: Vented Dryer Airflow Refer to figure 4-1.

  • Page 24: Condenser Dryer Airflow

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Condenser Dryer – Principle of Operation Condensed Water Drawer Door Filter Filter Screens Fan Motor Condensed Water Condenser Unit Condensate Fan Cool air Intake Condensate Pump Heater Bank Drying Load Heated Dry Air Drum Figure 4-2: Condenser Dryer Airflow Refer to figure 4-2.

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    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information When the condensed water accumulates to a specific value the Condensate Float Switch actuates. The Electronic energizes the Condensate Pump (Item 10) and the water is pumped to the Condenser Drawer (Item 1). Should the Condenser Drawer (Item 1) become full prior to the end of a cycle the “Empty Out Container”...

  • Page 26: Fan Motor Assembly

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Fan Motor (M5) Assembly Pulley / Belts Motor Bracket Motor Start Capacitor Fan Motor ( 120VAC) Fan Housing Cover Fan Impeller Fan Housing Motor Assembly Slide Track Figure 4-3: Motor Assembly Refer to Figure 4-3. The Fan Motor (Item 4) is a bi-directional 120VAC motor.

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    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information The Fan Motor also provides direct drive to the Fan Impeller (Item 6) within the Fan Housing (Item 7). As the Fan Impeller rotates, airflow is created and draws heated air from the Heater Bank, across the drum and through the Filter(s).

  • Page 28: Residual Moisture Sensing

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Residual Moisture Sensing There are two variables that determine the Dryer run time; initial moisture content in the laundry and the program selected. At the beginning of the cycle, the moisture content within the laundry is measured by the Residual Moisture Sensor.

  • Page 29: Temperature Monitoring

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Temperature Monitoring Temperature Monitoring – T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C & T1570C Drum temperature is monitored by the NTC (Negative Thermal Coefficient) Temperature Sensor; mounted in the front of the Fan Housing. As the temperature within the drum area increases, the resistance of the sensor decreases.

  • Page 30: Heater Bank Assembly

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Heater Bank Assembly 1 – Temperature Limiters (2) 2 - Temperature Sensor (NTC) (T1576 Only) (100k.Ohm@ 75 Figure 4-5: Heater Bank Assembly (T1576 shown; all other T1500 series dryers do not have a Temperature Sensor in the Heater Bank) The Heater Bank Assembly is comprised of two (2) electrically isolated Heater Elements.

  • Page 31: Control (upper) Electronic

    The relays on the power module Residual Moisture Sensor Circuit The CPU / Microprocessor Electronic Locations by Model Number T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C & T1570C 1 – Control Unit Electronic 2 – Ribbon Cable 3 – Power Module Electronic Figure 4-7: Electronic Locations (T1515, T1520,...

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    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information T1576 Control Unit Electronic Power Module Electronic Figure 4-8: Electronic Locations on T1576...

  • Page 33: Service And Maintenance

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Service and Maintenance Note Service and repair work should only be performed by qualified personnel; in accordance with applicable codes. Warning The appliance should be unplugged from the power source before any service and /or maintenance procedures are performed. Lid - Removal Figure 5-1: Lid Removal and Front Panel Access Refer to figure 5-1.

  • Page 34: Removing The Left Section Of The Fascia Panel

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Front Panel – Opening, Condenser Models Refer to figure 5-1. 1. Remove the four (4 )screws (Item 3). 2. Remove the Condenser Drawer and unscrew the three (3) screws (Item 4). 3. Press the spring clip (Item 2) down with the lid opener and open the front panel.

  • Page 35: Power Electronic - Removal (t1515, T1520, T1526, T1565c & T1570c)

    2. Open the Front Panel (5.2 or 5.3) 3. Slide the Power Module Electronic upward to release from the frame. 4. Disconnect the electrical connections and remove the electronic. Figure 5-3: Securing screw for Power Electronic on the T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C and T1570C model Dryers.

  • Page 36: Removing The Power Electronic On The T1576

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Power Electronic – Removal (T1576) Note The Power Electronic is fitted to the rear of the Control Electronic. Should replacement of either electronic be necessary, each Electronic is replaced individually. Refer to figure 5-4. 1.

  • Page 37: Control Electronic - Removal (t1515, T1520, T1526, T1656c & T1570c)

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Control Electronic – Removal T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C & T1570C Figure 5-5: Control Electronic removal on T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C and T1570C Dryers. Refer to figure 5-5. 1. Remove the Program Selector Knob. 2. Open the front panel (5.2 or 5.3) 3.

  • Page 38: Heater Relay - Access

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Heater Relays - Access Bracket Bracket Screw Figure 5-6: The Heater Relay Bracket is attached to the right side vertical section of the frame, and can be easily be accessed with the Service Panel Opened.

  • Page 39: Rear Drum Panel - Removal

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Rear Drum Panel - Removal 1. Open the front Door of the Dryer. 2. Turn the drum by hand so that the two larger holes are horizontally across from each other; as shown in Figure 5-7. 3.

  • Page 40: Heater Bank - Access

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information 5.10 Heater Bank - Access 1. Remove the Rear Drum Panel (5.9) 2. Remove the three (3) bolts from the Heater Bank Cover (Figure 5-8). 3. Lift the Heater Bank Cover to remove. Figure 5-8: Heater Bank Cover retaining bolts. Refer to figure 5-9.

  • Page 41: Fan Motor - Removal

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information 5.11 Fan Motor – Removal 1. Open the Front Service Panel (5.2 or 5.3). 2. Remove the Vent-Ring Assembly (Figure 5-10) and the Air Duct (on vented models) or Coupler (on Condenser) models. Figure 5-10: Vent Ring Assembly 3.

  • Page 42: Condenser Assembly - Removal

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information 5.12 Condenser Assembly – Removal Service Tip To access to The Condenser Pump and/or Float Switch; the Condenser Assembly must be removed from the appliance. 1. Remove the Coupler between the Fan Motor Housing and the Condenser Assembly.

  • Page 43: Condenser Fan - Removal

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information 5.13 Condenser Fan – Removal 1. Lay the appliance on it’s back 2. Remove the four (4) screws that secure the Bottom Cover (Figure 5-12) and lift the cover to remove it from the appliance. Figure 5-12: Bottom Cover Screws.

  • Page 44: Residual Moisture Sensor - Removal

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information 5.14 Residual Moisture Sensor - Removal 1. Open the Front Service Panel (5.2 or 5.3). 2. Locate the Residual Moisture Sensor (Figure 14) 3. Remove the single retaining screw. Figure 5-14: The Residual Moisture Sensor is attached to the frame near the 2 o’clock position with a single retaining screw.

  • Page 45: Drum Drive Belt - Replacement

    Due to the limited space beneath the drum, access to the rear area of the Fan Motor is via the space along the inner section of the right side panel (above the fan motor housing). Note Belt installation can be simplified by using the Miele “Fitting Lever” (Part #05057330).

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    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information...

  • Page 47: Fault Diagnosis

    20 minutes Warm Air See Residual Moisture Sensor Test Permanent Press Hand Iron LED test (LED’s illuminated) Permanent Press Normal + Dryer type: Continuous Tone = Vented, Intermittent Tone = Condenser Table 6-1: Service Mode Functions (T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C and T1570C)

  • Page 48: Service Mode (t1576)

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Service Mode – T1576 Access 1. Switch Off the appliance. 2. Turn the Program Selector Switch to 12 o’clock. 3. Press and hold the Gentle and Start Buttons. 4. Switch the appliance On. 5. Release the Buttons Acknowledgement Indicator The Drying LED flashes to show the Service Mode is activate.

  • Page 49: Fault Codes (t1576)

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Fault Codes – T1576 Initial Requirements 1. Switch the appliance On. 2. Turn the Selector Knob to the Cotton Extra Dry position. 3. Press the Start Button to begin the program. 4. Note the status of the Anti-Crease LED. The Anti-Crease LED is lit No Fault Stored STEADY...

  • Page 50: Programming Mode (t1576)

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Programming Mode – T1576 Only Access 1. Switch Off the appliance. 2. Turn the Program Selector Switch to 12 o’clock. 3. Press and hold the Gentle and Buzzer Buttons. 4. Switch the appliance On. 5.

  • Page 51: Residual Moisture Sensor Circuit Test (t1515, T1520, T1526, T1565c & T1570c)

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Residual Moisture Sensor Circuit Test T1515, T1520, T1526, T1565C and T1570C Purpose This serves as a test of the complete moisture sensing circuit between the control module and the moisture sensor. Procedure 1. Electrically connect one lifter bar and the drum body using clip leads or a wire to simulate wet laundry and high conductivity.

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    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information 6. Remove the wire jumper from inside the drum. 7. Select “20 Minutes Warm Air” in the service mode and wait for approximately 60 seconds. The “Cooling down” LED Illuminates Circuit is In proper working order The “Cooling down”...

  • Page 53: Residual Moisture Sensor Circuit Test T1576

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Residual Moisture Sensor Circuit Test T1576 Purpose This serves as a test of the complete moisture sensing circuit between the control module and the moisture sensor. Procedure 1. Electrically connect one lifter bar and the drum body using clip leads or a wire to simulate wet laundry and high conductivity.

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    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information 6. Remove the wire jumper from inside the drum. 7. Select “Timed Cycles Fluff” in the service mode and wait for approximately 60 seconds. The “Cooling down” LED Illuminates Circuit is In proper working order The “Cooling down”...

  • Page 55: Dryer Takes Too Long To Dry Clothes

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information Dryer Takes too Long to Dry Clothes Fluff Filter clogged - Remove and Clean Filter Condenser Air Path Clogged (Condenser Models Only) - Remove and Clean Heat Exchanger Vent Clogged (Vented Models Only) - Remove Vent – if appliance operates OK, vent needs to be inspected / cleaned One Heater Element is Not Operating - Ensure both Live (120V) lines are present &...

  • Page 56: Water Leaks - Condenser Dryer

    T1500 Series Clothes Dryers Technical Information 6.10 Water Leaks - Condenser Dryer The Condenser Water is leaking from the appliance - Ensure drawer is being emptied when needed - If appliance is configured with a Drain Hose connection…Check: the hose is free from sharp bend, kinks, clogs or other abnormalities and the stopper is fitted at the water port above the condenser drawer.

This manual also for:

T1520, T1526, T1570c, T1576, T1565c

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