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Lint Error and shut down on Bosch WTA 3500

I removed all the lint from the screen and then ran a vacum from the back of the machine through the vent hole. I looked through the opening with a flashlight and it looks like I got all the lint (and other stuff) out of the bottom of the machine. I also made sure the vent hose to the outside (about 2 feet long was completely clean. I am still getting the error. Is there some other place the lint can be hiding or could it be a bad sensor (that I could replace)?

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Hold the filter up to the light ,can you see thru it? wash with soft brush.filter sensor located inside duct right inside door ,clean off.look 1 inch silver probe.Hope this helps ,please rate my response :)

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Is your dryer the sort with a secondary lint trap? Our Bosch dryer has the easy one that's located in the door and a second one to the lower left of the front - you have to pull it right out and rinse it out. I had no idea it was even there so it took three years for me to clean it and by then there was piles of lint in the works of the machine itself. A repairman cleaned it all out for us but six months later it's got the same problem again... The repairman said you should ideally empty the secondary lint trap every five washes and that the way to do it is by rinsing water right through it - not by vaccuuming.

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