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My Bosch SHU33A had the same problem - appears to be the "don't flood the House" safety switch sticking. On the Bosch turn the breaker off, undo the 2 screws on the lower front and pull the kick plate off. with a flashlight and your head on the floor look into the underside of the washer; you will see a red plastic rod on the extreme left side. use a long screwdriver to gently move the rod up and down (don't pry!); you can likely hear a barely audible "tick" from the switch as you do this. turn the breaker on and see what happens.
You may want to reset the machine - on mine with the power off hold the two outside switches (stop & drain?) for 5 seconds then power up.

hope this helps

Posted on Oct 04, 2008

  • kdausman Mar 13, 2011

    This is exactly the problem that I've been having with my Bosch SHU33A. Jiggling the red plastic rod worked to stop the endless draining. My worry is that I don't want to have to take off the kick plate and jiggle it every time it sticks... how do I fix the sticking?



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