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I have a Bosch Nexxt electric dryer. The lint light is blinking but dryer will not start, no clicking no nothing. completely cleaned out lint filter with vacuum cleaner. took top and back of dryer off, appears to be a red reset button, but feels loose. No wires loose, belt looks great. Please help, not sure what is wrong and would like to have fixed before my husband comes home.

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  • robynp80 Sep 30, 2010

    Did the belt shut off switch, didn't seem like it did anything when I pushed it, but, did that and somehow was able to get ALL the lint out of the lint trap way down deep and it is up and running. I believe it was the belt shut off switch. Thank you so much, got it fixed right as my hubby walked through the door, and he thinks I am woman of the year! Thanks!

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Welcome to FixYa.

There are a couple of scenarios which may prevent the dryer from starting, but I can narrow it down to two probabilities based on your description.

To save time and back and forth dialog, I`ll mention the most likely and what to do about it.

**Unplug the dryer before attempting any repair tips suggested here please...safety first**

There is an auto shut off or emergency kill switch next to the motor which will prevent it to start in the event it was tripped for whatever reason.

It will look like this image below and all you need to do is push it to the right ( from the back )...

i.e.

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If you`ve already taken the back of the dryer off to gain access you should have no problem.

Either Scenario I alluded to ( the other would be resetting the hi-limit cut out you already referred to, you can see through the back vent opening when the vent is removed and then by pushing the red button in...shown below ) will require the removal of that panel so let me know if you require further assistance to do this.

i.e.


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Keep me posted how you make out or if anything is not clear.

Thanks for choosing FixYa and good luck.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

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  • robynp80 Sep 30, 2010

    the red button will not push in, so does that mean something needs replaced??

  • Mark MacDonald
    Mark MacDonald Sep 30, 2010

    Hi,

    Do it means it is ok is all. If it where tripped you`d be able to push it in, since you cannot, it means it isn`t tripped.

    I`d try the belt shut of switch I alluded to in my first picture. It is at the back of the motor behind the belt pulley, push it to the right to set it to the "closed" position.

    Keep me posted.

    Macmarkus :)

  • Mark MacDonald
    Mark MacDonald Sep 30, 2010

    Awesome, that's great news ! Glad I could help.



    I hope you'll take a second to rate the solution I wrote.



    Thanks again for visiting FixYa, spread the word.



    Regards,



    Macmarkus :)

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