How to Reset a Bosch Dryer

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The Bosch Company is probably known best for its high-end dishwashers, but the company also produces other home appliances including refrigerators, stoves, washers and dryers. Bosch dryers carry the Energy Star rating. A Bosch dryer has a structured drum that provides more thorough drying and condensation drying for faster cycle completion. If mechanical problems occur with the dryer and troubleshooting efforts fail, performing a reset may return the dryer to normal functioning.

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Step 1

Unplug the Bosch dryer from the power supply and then reconnect to the power supply.

Step 2

Replace the local fuse or reset the circuit breaker if a fuse or circuit breaker has tripped.

Step 3

Place items to be dried into the dryer and select a program. Close the door firmly.

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Step 4

Press "Start/Pause."

Step 5

Press "Stop/Cancel" if the above steps do not resolve the problem.

Step 6

Pull the dryer out from the wall and use a standard screwdriver to remove the central metal plate on the back of the dryer.

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Step 7

Locate the small red reset button above the heating element and press and hold the button for a few seconds. Release the button.

Step 8

Place the back access panel back on the driver and move the dryer back against the wall. Repeat steps 3 and 4. If the problem continues, press "Stop/Cancel," turn off power to the dryer and contact an authorized service technician for assistance.

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