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Lint Filter The dryer runs for a few minutes then stops, with a message indicating the lint filter needs to be cleaned. The lint filter is not clogged or full, however. I turn the cycle off and restart. It runs again for a few minutes and then stops again. The company that sold us thedryer, which is two years old, has been here twice, at our expense, with no advice or improvement. We have vacuumed the lint compartment, replaced the vent and duct. I am out of patience. Any advice?

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Hi there,

i can understand your frustration. i have reviewed the information that i have from Bosch and they indicate that the lint filter indicator light should only come on as a reminder but should not shut off the dryer.

here is my recommendation and also a question:

the dryer is shutting off due to the fact that it's overheating. it's a safety precaution from the manufacturer and it's built in to prevent the lint collected in the lint filter, since it's highly flammable.

check the venting in the back or side, wherever it was installed.
the vent tube is often the cause for the dyer to stop functioning.
if that turns out to be okay, the dyer is equiped with a sensor on the heater. it is possible that it's opening due to the heat generated by the dryer that has nowhere to go.

does the display show any error messages?

can you tell me what they are?

thanks again

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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