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I was cleaning the lint catcher while the dryer was on and dropped a washcloth into it. How do I get the washcloth out?

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First unplug the unit then remove lint trap then try a stiff wire with a slight curl hook on the end a hanger will do its a smooth chamber push it till it hits it or tuches the bottom twist the wire pull it should come out,if this dont work u half to pull the back of and pull the dryer vent filter tube off with screws at the bottom and it should be there..

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1: It could be an issue with the lint catcher. Take the lint catcher out, clean off all the see-able lint, then take it to the bathroom and try to run water through it. If the water settles or doesn't run through very well, take an old toothbrush and scrub that clean under water until water passes through easily. This issue caused my dryer to shut off without being dry too
2: Depending on how new your dryer is, it may have a dryness sensor in it. That sensor may not be working well or at all causing the problem as well.
3: Finally your heater could be going out in your dryer and causing it to hot get hot enough in the time you set for the clothes to be dry.

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Clean out filter also spin clothes in dryer the lint catcher in the dryer will catch the lint.

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Two Beeps on my Bosch WTE84100au Condensing Dryer means a thermal overload but also means one of the thermal sensors is faulty .... as if it is always on.
Open the door, pull out the lint catcher and clean around the silver probe (it's like a shiny 1/8" nail sticking into the cavity below the lint catcher). If it still doesn't work (and still 2 beeps), just flick it lightly a couple of times. If it still doesn't work, flick again from the other direction.

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Is there a way to access the area under the removable lint catcher or should I just use a hanger


I have successfully taken the front of that off and cleaned it out. However, it isn't easy and I could see where it may result in a broken lint catch if not careful. After taking the front panel off - which is a pain in and of itself - you will need to carefully go around the lint catcher and separate it. It is in two halves that are held together by catches all around.

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BOSCH WTE84100 CONDENSOR DRYER .will not start .Power display on and flashing ,all filter are clean, but machine beeps when try to start.


Two Beeps means a thermal overload but also means one of the thermal sensors is faulty .... as if it is always on.
Open the door, pull out the lint catcher and clean around the silver probe (it's like a shiny 1/8" nail sticking into the cavity below the lint catcher). If it still doesn't work (and still 2 beeps), just flick it lightly a couple of times. If it still doesn't work, flick again from the other direction.

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Clothes are now taking much longer to dry. I have cleaned the dryer vent & vent hose. ( all the way to the roof as I did once before that rectified the problem then.) Wet lint is around the door and...


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If your dryer is not drying like it once did or if you just have not taken the time to give yourself a clean dryer in a long time then you need to do that. At least once a year the dryer cleaning should take place. Lint build up in the dryer duct is one of the main causes for your dryer to fail.

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