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I have Bosch dryer 800 series, WTVC8330US/09 that won't heat. Is there a reset, or should I consider the element shot?

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Before declaring it shot, find out whether the heating element has failed.

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These heaters, and safety thermostats are accessed from the rear of the unit by unplugging the dryer from the wall, and removing all the screws that hold the rear silver panel on after removing the main top. The heater is located in the lower right corner. While the heaters are less likely to fail, you do have a red button reset thermostat that often is the reason for no heat. These resettable thermostats trip for a reason, and become easily strained when tripped even on the first time, a real cause of failure should be discovered regardless what part has gone bad. Home vent systems should be checked by a reputable vent company. Remove the lint filter, and using a flashlight, you should be able to see a tiny probe in the lower left bottom area of the lint filter housing, if it's covered with lint, or even partially covered, this housing needs to be completely cleaned. Additionally the Bosch lint filters themselves are very fine filters, and are subject to congestion by both lint, and residue from dryer sheets. It's advisable these filters should be cleaned with warm water, and a de-greaser like pine-sol or similar to ensure they are breathing properly. Pleazer Appliance...
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Where do I find the reset button on my Bosch Nexxt 500 series dryer? The dryer will run, but no heat is coming out.


Have a Nexxt 3300 and believe yours is about the same so yes, several screws to remove from the back. Top also has to come off because two screws to the back are under the top. And for the top to come off the control panel has to be pulled away. Only four screws under four white caps to remove for panel to be loosened. The top is attached with two screws in the back and four nylon clips under the top. The red reset button will be easy to see after removing the back. It is attached to the heating element housing. It is not hard to do, just a pain to get to the reset button. Link to Bosch appliance website with give you a diagram to help. http://www.bosch-eshop.com/eshop(bD1lbiZjPTAwOQ==)/bosch/us/prodp.htm?prod=WTMC632SUS%2f02&ESHOPTYPE=A Good luck.

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Open the front panel, remove heat exchanger and clean. also clean out lint tray. this might help a little. Now lets check if the thermal sensor or heating element needs to be replaced.
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Unplug the dryer. Connect the wires back to the thermal sensor. Plug the dryer back in. Before you start the dryer, press the red button on the thermal sensor. Start the dryer. If the heating element doesn't come on and dryer doesn't heat, then you need to replace that sensor.

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Dryer turns no heat, where is red reset button? do you have to remove the entire back of the machine?


Have a Nexxt 3300 and believe yours is about the same so yes, several screws to remove from the back. Top also has to come off because two screws to the back are under the top. And for the top to come off the control panel has to be pulled away. Only four screws under four white caps to remove for panel to be loosened. The top is attached with two screws in the back and four nylon clips under the top. The red reset button will be easy to see after removing the back. It is attached to the heating element housing. It is not hard to do, just a pain to get to the reset button. Link to Bosch appliance website with give you a diagram to help. http://www.bosch-eshop.com/eshop(bD1lbiZjPTAwOQ==)/bosch/us/prodp.htm?prod=WTMC632SUS%2f02&ESHOPTYPE=A Good luck.

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