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Washing machine the black drain off vavle at the bottom right (front) of my washer want screw back on tigth and it leeks water, do i need a speacial tool or should it just been finger tight plz help

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Check that the cap when off is intact, I just opened mine with a plyer and found a sock twirled around the cap feet (has 2 legs and a plastic rim connected to the cap). So you cap might be proken like mine. check it and see.

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No need for any special tool for it. It should be closed by hand.

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How do u replace the drain hose on the inside that is connected to the pump

most washer are set up pretty much the same ill do this by number so you can follow
1 make sure you empty washing machine either by spin cycle or manual drain through kick flap at front make sure you have rags towels bowl 2 unplug the plug from electrics 3 turn water supply off at wall disconnect water inlet pipe 4 now all electrics and water are disconnected you need to disconnect the drain hose usually attach to drain pipe behind wash be careful these are usually full so drain off 5 if you can manage yourself carefully put washing machine on its side put some towels down to protect 6 underneath usually to the front right bottom is the sump pump with the sump hose black and the drain hose grey and the manual drain hose now either by clip or screw loosen the drain hose it is usually attached up the sides by clips they can just be pulled off one free from the sump motor just pull it through if refitting remember its just all reversed what you have done good luck

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We bought a front end loader 06-20-2008, It will run through a wash but want drain the water out, it just hums

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My washer leeks water from bottom even when its not running and just sitting there. Seems after a wash the water hasn't totally drained out and then slowly starts leeking, actually alot of water is on the...

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Your drain pump is probably dead. Advice: do not believe anyone who tells you that it is a pain to replace on BOSCH! I just did it myself in less than 45 minutes and thereby saved about $200.

You need to order the part-> go to the BOSCH website and identify the exact model and part number for your machine. I ordered mine from

The part arrived at my home this morning-it took 2 business days. I called to double check I had the right part and the CS person was very nice and helpful.

Then, beating the odds I did the following with just a pair of pliers and a screw driver:
1- unplug the washing machine (of course)
2- drain any water that could be left in it using the small black drain hose located behind the front bottom door (probably on the right)
3- lie your washing machine on its back-put a piece of wood long enough to cross the width of your machine and it will save your fingers- you will need some thigh and **** muscles as it is a little heavy (but I am a woman and did it without help)
4- remove the bottom front panel of your washer (2 screws)
5- remove the screw holding your pump (above the filter)
6- lying down on the floor, unplug the wires at the back of the pump"s motor
7- using your pliers loosen the braces that hold each of the 2 hoses, and slide them down along the hoses (easier this way)
8- take out the hoses- the pump will drop into your hand
9- place the new unit by screwing it to the front of the machine's casing
10- plug back the wires
11- reposition the hoses making sure that the braces are tightened around the hose + each of the 2 plastic tubes that stick from the pump
12- tilt your machine back up
13- plug your machine
14- you are ready for your first load adn have saved $200 :-)!

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I just fixed this problem - there is a rubber hose that hooks the bottom of the drum to the drain and recycle pumps - it is ribbed and it developed a hole. To confirm and repair (repair can be done from the front of the machine)
  1. Unplug the machine.
  2. Drain whatever water you can from the machine using the stoppered hose behind the bottom left panel
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  4. If you can pull the plastic recessed piece out, there is one screw visible behind it - unswcrew this. If you cannot pull it out now, you should be able to get it after you remove the screws in step 10
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  6. Unscrew two screws in the drawer area.
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  8. Open the door and remove the spring loaded wire around the door seal (be careful as the seal can be torn)
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  11. Lift front panel about two inches, swing the entire front panel to the right and set against something - You should now be able to see inside the machine.
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  14. Order replacement and reassmble in the opposite order

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