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On muy Bosch drier the filter needs emptying about every

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Hi on muy Bosch drier the filter needs emptying about every second day. tHIS is the box filter at the base of the machine it is a condenser drier. Can i replce the filter or might the problem be elsewhre?
JA: Do you know the model of your Bosch dryer?
Customer: yes exxcel 7
JA: How long has this been going on with your Bosch dryer? What have you tried so far?
Customer: we just keep rinsing it down. It's been goign on for some time - maybe a year
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: It's maybe 4 years old?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 1 year ago.


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Please provide its complete model number (from the label/rating plate inside the door)

Please DO NOT ACCEPT the PHONE CALL request.

That is auto generated and not sent by me.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok exxcel 7, E- NR. WTE84308gb/17 fd 8910 200360 is that what you need?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Did you get my reply? it seems to have disappeared
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 1 year ago.

Yes, Thanks for that.

Have you seen any flashing lights/error codes ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no, just the filter light
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 1 year ago.

OK the appliance is almost 11 years from the information that you have provided.

The flashing light indicates condenser pump is clogged or faulty.

Check this IMAGE and try this:

Unplug the dryer and pull it out.

Then remove the condenser and open the lid (part#509 in the image).

Clean it the space as much as you can.

Then remove the rear panel located at the bottom right of the appliance.

You will see condenser pump (part#512), remove the pump and give it a good clean.

Make sure it is not clogged and hoses attached are also clean.

Then reconnect everything and plug it back, it should work.

Let me know how it goes.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to ask!


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
bottom right rear or front
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 1 year ago.


Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 1 year ago.

Hiya, did that help ?

The question is still open so, wanted to check if all is good ?


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