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Replace bosch temperature limiter in tumble dryer JA: Thanks.

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Replace bosch temperature limiter in tumble dryer
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Tumble dryer trips off after less than 60sec
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Appliance
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.
Hi Can you post the model number please. Also when you say it trips off is it tripping the electrics? Regards
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Model wtv74105gb/15- no sorry- doesnt trip electrics just knocks itsel off- safety shutoff i think.
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.
Ok so does the display go completety blank?Are you getting any flashing lights from it?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No flashing lights- complete shut off then powers back up 10 seconds later
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.
Ok this may sound like a stupid question but have you tried running the dryer from another plug socket?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, but was working fine 2 days ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Just trying different socket- same results- shuts down.
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.
Ok if it does the same in another plug socket then try this and see what happens. Remove the heater cover on the back of the dryer to expose the heater and disconnect the wiring to it.Then run the dryer and see if it still does the same. If it does then its going to be the main control board at fault here as you have alreaady replaced the NTC sensor and disconnected the heater so this just leaves the control board. As the motor wont cause this fault as if the motor fails then it just wont turn rather then cut the display out. Im afraid this is looking like the control board in there will be the cause of the problem here. Regards
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I havent replaced anything yet- had trouble finding sensor.
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.
Ok strange as at the top of your first question it says ''Replace bosch temperature limiter in tumble dryer'' So have you not replaced the sensors then?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, forgot to include how to!!!!! Sorry! I wasnt sure how to findvsensor and replace!!!
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.
Ok no worries. To be honest this isnt looking like a sensor fault anyway. As if a sensor fails then you get certain lights comming on the front panel not the complete panel turning off. Im afraid if its doing this its looking like the control board is the issue rather then the NTC sensor.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So not a diy fix then?!!!
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.
Yes if you want to replace the board you can as they come programmed up so its a stright forward swap over. Its just not a cheap fix im afraid.
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.
Hi Just wondering how you got on with the dryer as the question is still open.Do you still need help on this?If so just get back to me. If not then if you could remember to rate the answer that would be great. Many thanks