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BOSCH NEXXT 500 DRYER: THERMOSTAT KEEPS HAVING TO BE RESET

BOSCH NEXXT 500 DRYER: THERMOSTAT KEEPS TRIPPING. HAVE TO RESET IT OFTEN, SOMETIMES DAYS, SOMETIMES IT LASTS FOR A FEW WEEKS BEFORE HAVING TO RESET. IS THIS AN INDICATION THE THERMOSTAT IS BAD OR IS SOMETHING ELSE CAUSING THE THERM0STAT TO TRIP AND CUT THE HEAT OFF?

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SOURCE: Bosch Nexxt 500 Electric Dryer: lint filter light goes on even though it does not need emptying

call bosch. they are having problems with one of the sensor in that dryer. they try to fix it but in my experiance they end up having to swap out the dryer

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

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SOURCE: whirlpool electric dryer keeps tripping main circuit breaker

First off, be sure the pigtail is wired correctly to the back of the unit. Black and red to the outside terminals, white to the middle, green to the frame or cabinet (should be a green screw close-by). If that is ok, you probably have an issue with possibly a bad pigtail, bad outlet, wiring issue, or possibly a bad circuit breaker or breaker box. Probably going to be more of a electrical problem than a appliance problem. Good Luck!!!!

Posted on Feb 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Bosch nexxt 500 series dryer

I have a Siemens dryer and few days ago it stopped heating, but the drum rotates. The problem was because of a safety reset button that went off. On the Siemens (WT dryer series), it is a red button behind the dryer.

Press the red button and it will restart. I might have started a fire, if not for this safety switch.

A similar reset button must have tripped on the Bosch dryer.

FYI: Remember Bosch and Siemens share their technology.

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

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SOURCE: The dryer (Bosch Nexxt 500) makes a loud grinding

The noise could be your drum rollers need lubricant or replacement.
When the drum rollers get flat spots on them they will make a bumping/thumping type of noise.
The grinding noise sounds to me like the drum rollers are in need of lubrication.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Bosch nexxt 500 series dryer

I had the same trouble after moving to a new house, I first thought I had a voltage problem. It turns out that the heating coil has a high temp re-setable switch in side the back - lower right side. the sencor has 2 screws, I took it out and cleaned off the lint and now have dryed 5 loads with 0 issues. looks like a flaw in design that would allow lint to get in the heating coils!!!!! I think I'm going to look for a new dryer before I burn down the house!!

Posted on Dec 28, 2009

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