Bosch 8kg Condenser Clothes Dryer

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8kg Condenser Dryer from Bosch, featuring AutoDry and AntiVibration technology with the added bonus of AllergyPlus/ECARF Quality Seal for the needs of allergy sufferers.

  • SensitiveDrying system: soft, even drying thanks to the unique drum structure.
  • AutoDry: gently dries laundry to exactly the degree of dryness you want.
  • AntiVibration sidewall: more stability and less vibration.
  • Soft dial
  • Large LED-Display for remaining time and 24 h end time delay, programme status indication, special functions.
  • Touch control buttons: Low Heat and Reduced Ironing option, Signal, less ironing, Ready, programme length, start/pause, Fine-tuning of drying aim, 24 h Ready
  • Acoustic signal for end of cycle
  • Glass door
  • Protection filter for condensor
  • Child lock
All Product Details
Brand Bosch
Product Type Condenser Dryer
Model Number WTG86400AU
Drying System Condenser
Preset Drying Options
  • 10 Drying Programs
Energy Efficiency 2.0 Star
Power Consumption 360 kWh/yr
Height 842mm
Width 598mm
Depth 599mm
Product Weight 42kg
Manufacturers 24 Months
Bosch 8kg Condenser Clothes Dryer is rated 2.8 out of 5 by 32.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from fabulous dryer We bought this dryer 6 months ago and we couldn't be happier, cannot agree with the negative comments. We owned a condenser dryer before and they work a bit differently to a ducted dryer with a time dial. A condenser dryer doesn't require a time setting, just let it do its thing. The drying time automatically adjusts to the drying level and quite often the clothes need less time than it initially indicates. Don't open early, all the fluff will collect neatly in the filter if you wait until it stops. Generally, I only seem to use 2 settings and they do the trick for us. Very easy to use.
Date published: 2019-06-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bosch Dryer Serie 4 - Does not dry clothes We purchased this dryer new with a Serie 6 washer. After 6 months we are very frustrated. The many cycles on this machine don't seem to work. It shuts down all the time - suspect the moisture sensor is not working. We ended up changing from using the water reservoir to piping the water out to a drain. Still doesn't really dry clothes. We only use the timing setting and run it for very long times. We are now looking for another washer/dryer pair to replace these and don't think we'll consider Bosch.
Date published: 2018-05-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't buy it!! Costly failure!! Doesn't dry clothes well. Have to reset it multiple times to try and get clothes dry. I am giving up and buying a new dryer!!
Date published: 2018-08-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't dry effectively We have used this dryer for about a year it is a terrible piece of kit. Items with thick elastic bands like underwear do not fully dry and the are left with an unpleasant damp smell
Date published: 2018-09-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from The Worst Dryer Ever! I don’t ever normally leave reviews but feel compelled to do so here since the Bosch Condenser Dryer has been my WORST laundry purchase EVER! As the other reviews confirm, the clothes are never dry, despite putting it on the highest setting. The filter gets clogged all the time. The handle broke off. The rubber rim around the door keeps falling off. Despite having 4 kids, I have taken to hanging out the washing to dry rather than deal with this laundry failure! Never Bosch again! If I could leave a negative number of stars for this review, I would!
Date published: 2018-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High tech dryer for a great price point After burning through two dryers in 4 years we decided to buy a Bosch to match our Bosch washing machine and we're so glad we did. It is one of the quietest dryers we've ever owned so we can run it through the night in our tiny granny flat without it disturbing our sleep - you can even switch off the finish alarm. All our clothes have come out perfectly dry and without shrinkage. Very happy.
Date published: 2018-06-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from slowest and worst dryer ever. Have used this for over a year. Nothing is dry. Ever. Even on maximum setting with extra time. The dryer and the washing smell musty despite regular cleaning and deodorising. Worst purchase ever. Cannot possibly be energy efficient as it has to run for hours to dry anything at all!
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from A Complete Lemon We have had this dryer for three years now and have had to have it repaired three times for three separate issues, the latest being a blocked filter. After an hour long service, the problem persists. We are defeated and have decided to cut our losses and buy a new dryer - which will definitely not be abother Bosch. In addition to the service issues, the dryer works poorly (when it works at all) with the most annoying feature being the single direction dry which leaves your sheets in one big, wet, ball.
Date published: 2019-07-02
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