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Bosch WFMC 3200 Front Load will not pump water out

I have a Bosch WFMC 3200 that will not pump out water. It beeped and flashed ER04 we took the front cover off, drained the water out, checked for debris, did not find anything. Tried putting washer on drain makes a humming noise. Tried putting it on spin makes same noise and will not pump out water.

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  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    I also have a WFMC 3200 front load washer. Same issue, it alarmed, I checked the drain hose for blockage and unpluged. Then when I switched to drain or spin it sounds as if a relay is stuck. I know the machine drum turns in other cycles, but drain and spin are not working. I was hoping it was a reset.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    replace pump in 3200 bosch frontload washer

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    wfmc 3200 how to remove pump



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The pump gears could be stripped or clogged with soap residue including the line from the pump to include the drain hose itself. I took the back of my machine off after cleaning the pump twice to find the reservoir full of a brown soap gunk/sludge. there is also a small rubber tube that runs from this reservoir back into the drum which was plugged shut with the same gunk. this thick soap residue can damage the pump motor or slow the drainage system to get the E 04 warning. I cleaned the gray drain hose out with the garden hose and was amazed at the sludge that game out. When the machine would run on the drain cycle we would also get a sewage smell that I thought was coming form the drain trap but turned out to be caused by the sludge in the pump. After cleaning the system and now using no more that a tablespoon of soap it works great & the cloths are clean.

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Error code F03 flashing and beeping


what this error F03 code mean is an indication of over flow of water from the sensor reader temperature which might cost a chance of loose wire connection on the water temperature.

what you are to do to fix up the problem is to open (unscrew) the washer and then fix up the wire that have loose it position then clean up all liquid around the wire and the panel and (screen).then couple it pack make sure all power supply are OFF before doing this .

thank you.

Jun 12, 2010 | Bosch WFMC 3200 Front Load Washer

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It won't drain and spin

if the drain tube from the washer to the pump and the pump to the house drain is plugged or kinked,and the water can't drain the pump will have back pressure and the e.c,u, will shut off the pump, if the water can't drain then it will not go into spin,also check the pump for blockage or a broken impeller

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You will have to pop off the panel on the bottom right of the front of the machine. Inside you find the pump. You will have to make the pump work manually (Look out for the flood.) Once you have drained the water, then the door should open.

Jan 10, 2010 | Bosch WFMC 3200 Front Load Washer

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Need the process to remove pump from bosch wfmc 3200 washer?

Do a Internet search and type in the model and diagram.

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Wfmc 3200 fixed E04 problem, where does the gasket go?

Take the cap back off. Put some pipe thread sealent on it. Just some basic pipe thread tape should do the job.

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As long as the water is draining away okay,then it sounds like new carbon brushes for the motor are needed if belt is ok.Should cost 10 pounds or so for replacement.Turn off power via socket before removing belt and motor.Good luck...

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