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My dryer won't power on, I check on your site and I guess this could be due to the thermistate fuse link (it's been running on for six hours non stop and stopped on its own). Where is this fuse located ? I could not find this information in the user manuaL ? Thank U

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  • waveryf Sep 06, 2010

    Sorry I forgot what should have been obvious

    BOSCH WTA 4400FF 01

    The dryer did function nearly all the afternoon.

    At one point the mains disrupt. I plug the dryer in another wall plug. The dryer power on (power light on and internal light on) when I tried to start it up (empty) it powered off.

    Now it doesn't power on at all.

    Thank U



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Thanks for using FixYa. Yes you are absolutely right the issue is with the Thermal Fuse going bad and needs to be replaced. It is mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. Also, often a dryer heating element burns out, but doesn't trip the circuit breaker or blow a fuse. The heating element is simply a long coil of special wire. You can check it for continuity with an ohm meter. No continuity means the element is bad and you need to replace it. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Hello, I can likely help, I just need to know the make of dryer and the model number. The model is usually on the cabinet behind the door opening. I'll watch for your reply. Macmarkus :)

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    Mark MacDonald Sep 06, 2010

    Sorry I missed your reply. Unfortunately when you posted It was 2am where I reside so I just saw your post now. Hopefully you got the help you needed. If not, simply unlock it to me and I'll assist further.

    Macmarkus :)



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