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I have a Bosch Exxcel Condenser dryer. It runs for 5 mins and then beeps continuously. 2 lights flash- Empty Condenser and Empty Filter. However we have emptied them. I think something is blocked inside, but I have not got a star shaped screwdriver head to open up the back of the dryer. Is there anything I can do? Thanks from John

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  • jgsmith2 May 26, 2008

    Thanks Ginko, I have tried a few tool shops today but nobody seems to sell them, however I have found out it's a Torx screwdriver I need. I have found a few for sale on the web but none of them give sizes.
    Guess I'll have to take a chance and try out a few.

    Thanks from John

  • jgsmith2 May 29, 2008

    ok I've got the back off, now what should I do?

    Thanks

    John

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Go to nearest tools shop and buy the screwdriver

Posted on May 26, 2008

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    Ginko May 26, 2008

    If it stops after a while it is either a problem with power supply or, more likely , something stuck inside.
    First thing to do is to inspect the inside looking for foreign objects.
    Get the screwdriver and eventually come back to us.


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    Ginko May 29, 2008

    You need to open the back of the tub. At the bottom of the tube there should be a foreign objects trap, often this is screwed with a star screwdriver (not conventional ones), to prevent unauthorized service. Do not work on machine with power connected.
    I will be back online in few hours


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