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    I have Bosch Nexxt Electric Dryer WTMC3300US. It tumbles but there is not heat. I have cleaned the exaust and lint area, I have unplugged it for 20 minutes and reset the Circuit Braker. But still no heat. How does the Thermal cutoff get reset?

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I have a Bosch Nexxt WTMC 3300 electric dryer. The dryer doesn't heat up. This is the second time this has happened over a one year period. The first time it happened, the technician reset the thermal cutoff, but said he saw no reason why it should have tripped. Can you tell me how to reset the thermal cutoff or offer another solution?

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Make sure the dryer exhaust tube is clear of lint and not kinked. Next thing I would check are the thermal fuse and thermostat. Check this out: http://removeandreplace.com/2013/09/21/fix-clothes-dryer-heating-drying-clothing/

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Try to reset the thermal cutoff, but should be no reason why it should have tripped.
The actual operating procedure is
The air enters the body of the dryer through the large opening in front of the dryer
Then the air is sucked past the heating element and into the tumbler. (the tumbler is the large bin holding your clothes).
Then after the air has circulated around the clothes, it enters the door and is directed down through the lint screen. (this catches lint from the drying process... some clothes producte more lint (such as towels) than others (such as panties) because the weave is more coarse.
Then the air passes through a duct in the front of the dryer (after the lint filter) and into the fan.
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It is extremely difficult to tell you the problem without being there to eliminate any one of several things that could be the problem. First, when you have the dryer turned on and have the heat setting set to cottons, is there ANY heat at all? If you feel the door, and there is SOME heat but there is not much heat on the clothes when you feel them, the intake opening in front of the dryer is probably in need of cleaning.

While you should always clean your lint filter after each use of your dryer, you should also periodically clean the intake at least once every six months. If you do not, the air intake is eventually restricted and the drying efficiency of the drye is affected. Consult your owner's manual for the exact location of the air intake.

IF THE INTAKE IS CLEAN and clear of obstruction, and there is still not enough heat to dry the clothes, but the door feels warm when dryer is operating. Then this would imply that the exhaust duct needs cleaned out. This is something that definitely needs done periodically to prevent fire. The exhaust duct collects additional lint that the lint filter misses. While this is a small amount of lint, over a period of time, this builds up on the inside of the exhaust duct and prevents the flow of the exhaust which reduces the heated air flow around the clothes in the tumbler. This results in the air not flowing and not becoming warm enough to dry the clothes efficiently.

IF THERE IS NO HEAT AT ALL: Then there is a likelihood that the heater itself needs replacement. This is a costly repair and you will be wise to invest in another dryer instead.

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