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My mom's bosch nexxt dryer isn't putting out any heat. it isn't clogged, as you can see the air outside the house venting.

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In 99% of the case if the unit is running correctly but not heating the heat element is blown and will require replacement.


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Check ur venting inside and outside the machine. the lint basket? is the air blowing out the back without any restrictions? then check ur thermostats with a multi meter for continuity, may also want to check ur moister sensor, if its mis reading the dryness it will shut off heat early

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Make sure the vent outside isn't blocked either.

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My dryer (Bosch Nexxt 500 plus) is not drying, there is no heat on any settings.


Hi wtar...

Here are a few things to check:
ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DO ANY WORK ON IT.
Check to make sure you are getting full 220 Volt power to the dryer, if you are then:
Check your Wiring
Often the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, burns and the connection breaks. If this has happened to your dryer, you need to replace the power cord and the terminal block inside the dryer to which the wire is attached.
Check the Door Switch
If the door switch or the door-switch actuator is defective, the dryer won't work and you need to replace the failed component. The switch is inside the dryer main housing near the door frame. Sometimes you need to raise or open the top or front of the dryer to reach the switch. Check for continuity you should have none with door open, and should have a reading when closed. If not replace the door switch.
Check to make sure you heating problem is not a lint build up in the discharge hose or the dryer,as this condition can cause heater/thermistor problems such as overheating of the heating coil leading to failure of the coil and burnout of the thermostat/thermistor due to overheat.
Remove the back/or front just under the door of the machine and try to locate the air duct going from the blower to the drum. Normally inside/outside the air duct you will find the heating coil and the thermostats/thermistors. Once you have located the heating coil, remove the two wires from it and check the coil with an ohm meter across the two terminals of the coil.
You should read continuity across the terminals, if not you will need to replace the coil as it is faulty.
If the heating coil is ok, then:
You can check the thermostat/thermistor one at a time by removing the two wires and taping them together with electrical tape.
If the coil heats up then replace the thermostat/thermistor/thermal fuse as it is faulty.
If you have an ohm meter then you can test the thermostat/thermistor/thermal fuse,
then you do not have to tape the wires together as described above.
To test your thermostat/thermistor/thermal fuseremove the wires from the thermostat/thermistor/thermal fuse and check for continuity, if you DO NOT have continuity then replace the thermostat/thermistor/thermal fuse.
DO NOT LEAVE THE WIRES TAPED TOGETHER AFTER THE TEST AS THIS COULD CAUSE A FIRE BECAUSE YOU HAVE REMOVED THE SAFETY.
Check your blower wheel to make sure it is secure to the shaft and not plugged with lint,socks,etc.
If the thermal fuse overheats the dryer will not operate. It's located on the blower housing. It cannot be reset.
You can test it with an Ohm meter or continuity checker, remove both wires from the thermal fuse and put the test probes to each of the ends of the thermal fuse, if no continuity then replace the thermal fuse.
A vent clogged with lint can cause it to overheat.
Right after replacing a dryer element, always run the dryer on 'air fluff' / 'no heat', and go outside to verify there's plenty of air coming out your vent system.
If the vent's clogged, that new element can burn out very quickly.
For video and pictures on how to replace a generic element go to the following website:
davesrepair.com/DIYhelp/DIYreplacingWPLdryels.htm
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Aug 31, 2011 | Bosch Nexxt 500 Plus Dryer

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The dryer tumbles and seems to be working however the clothes are still damp when the signal sounds. I have tried most of the settings and can't feel any heat in any setting. I have wiped the sensor...


be sure and check the outside vent cover,, some have a flap that gets damaged or clogged,, if the machine isn't getting hot during drying you have something else not working correctly since this is a 120V model the element does strain some while heating, But should do the job, if you could reply to this feed and let me know if the heat comes on at all, I could narrow what might be the problem

Jul 15, 2011 | Bosch Nexxt 300 Series WFMC2201UC

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Bosch nexxt 500 series dryer producing intermittent gas smell when running. wife says the smell has even permeated the clothes a time or two, but I haven't noticed it. heat exchage box? if so, how hard...


A few things to check...

First, check that the dryer vent is not clogged. You'll have to go outside to check. If you are not sure of a clog, disconnect from inside and have your wife hold a flashlight by the vent, then go outside to see if you can see it. This will also cause laundry to dry slower than it used to (your wife may have a feeling if this is the case).

Second, make sure you don't have negative pressure in the house (large house fans are good for cooling but move too much air out so the dryer cannot vent its exhaust gasses well). You can check by opening an exterior door about an inch and check if it swings open with a gush of wind. Even houses without whole-house fans can do this if you have enough bathroom fans and furnace fans going.

Third, If it is a smell of natural gas, then you should call a service technician because the valve is not opening/closing correctly (or fast enough) if you have a pilot-less starter.

May 05, 2011 | Bosch Nexxt 500 Dryer

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Hi Our Bosch dishwasher (sms63e09uk) has E:01 displayed on the digital control panel. What does this mean and how do we rectifiy the problem


It means the machine is not getting enough water you need to replace the water inlet valve, that is very possible try cleaning it and see if that helps.If it does not then the problem is the water valve.Which is a very common problem.


This air flow error code refers to the dryer vent. This can refer to the dryer's lint screen, the thermistor behind the filter, or the vent itself could be clogged.
In order to determine which one is the problem we will need to gather some information.
1. Will water pour through lint filter's mess?
2. Outside where the unit vents on the side of the house can you feel air coming out?
3. Is the vent hose on the backside kinked or clogged?
4. Obstruction on vent housing outside (if screen is present on outside remove right away this is a fire hazard.)
Water should pour through the lint filter easily. Fabric sheets will put a layer of wax on the lint screen causing the dryer air circulation to be cut off. We should be able to feel warm, moist air at the vent outside. If air is not present you are in need of a dryer vent cleaning. A kinked or clogged vent hose can also cause the E01 error code. Ensure the vent hose is clear and placed in position with as few bends as necessary. When the vent is clear the E01 error should clear itself upon start up.

Hope helps.

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Lint is building up in the dryer vent outside and the dryer is heating up but not drying the clothes


you will need to clean out or replace the vent line as you clothes will not dry if there is a restriction in the line.

Oct 04, 2010 | Bosch Nexxt WTMC 6300 Electric Dryer

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Keeps beeping with error message either E12 or Cln


Most dryers have safety features that detect air flow blockage. Check to see if the vent hose is clogged. Considering u just installed it yesterday it sound like the vent hose is clogged. Clear the hose al the way to outside. Sometimes it can be clogged on the exhaust vent on the outside of your house.

Jun 03, 2010 | Bosch Nexxt 500 Plus Dryer

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My dryer will not heat up. I have to hit the reset button and it will dry one to two loads then need to be reset again.


There is a good possibility that you have a clogged or kinked dryer vent. Check for kinks between the unit and the wall. for clogs, the most common spot is right at the vent opening outside. Alot of times there is a screen to keep animals/birds out, that clogs with lint and causes the dryer to not dry well and/or have problems like you are describing. Hope this helps.

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Dryer turns, heats up but won't dry


check the outside of your house to see how strong the blowing is if it's weak then it's in the vent tube

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