Warning: To avoid risk of explosion, never use solvents or highly flammable liquids for cleaning. Incorrect cleaning may damage the dryer. Do not spray with a pressure washer. Do not use scouring agents or all-purpose cleaners. Do not use steam cleaners.
To clean the exterior: Wipe the housing with a soft cloth and soapy water only. Rinse and then dry. Wipe the control panel with a damp cloth.
To clean the interior: Wipe the drum, door seal and inside of the door with a damp cloth only.
To clean the lint filter housing: Lint and small debris may accumulate in the lower portion of the lint filter opening. The lint and small debris can be removed with a vacuum cleaner using a cleaning tool that can reach into narrow crevices.
To clean the lint filter: Run the lint filter under warm water and gently scrub with your fingertips or a soft brush. This should be done monthly. Dry with a soft cloth and reinsert into the housing.
To clean the condenser in your dryer: The condenser is also referred to as “air cooler” in the Use & Care Guide.
- Unlock and open the maintenance cover at the bottom of the unit next to the vent.
- Move both locking levers toward each other and pull out the condenser.
- Clean the condenser in warm water and drain completely.
- Reinsert the condenser into the dryer and lock both levers.
- Close the maintenance cover.
- The condenser should be cleaned 3-4 times a year for optimal performance.
View our How-to-Videos on the Bosch YouTube Channel to learn how to clean your condenser.
To clean the moisture sensor:
- Locate the sensor. They are the two bars right next to the lint filter.
- Wipe the sensor with a soft cloth and a tiny bit of white vinegar. Only white vinegar can be used.
- The sensor should be cleaned once a month for optimal performance.