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BOSCH washing Machine WFE 2021

After a few mins on a 40 degree wash (fills with water) it just stops, to continue you have to press the start button again, the heater is working fine, the M/C then seems to go all the way through the wash !! Any ideas please ?? Thanks

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    program not working after water his filled in bosch washing machine

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    will not light up when i press button to continue wash

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Just curious about the water temp...you said "40 degree wash"...isn't that extremely cold water? Usually tap water is around 55 at the lowest.
anyway, here's a hunch. the washing action (with shaking of machine) is unlocking the start switch relay...but this method of electrical starting is too old school for this washer...but still worth a try? locate the start switch circuit and "jumper" out the start switch.

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

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Sorry nothing to do with conditioner rinse, the M/C stops after a couple of mins into the wash cycle, when pressing the start button again it often goes through the program heating, rinsing & spinning.

Posted on May 30, 2007

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Perhaps it is waiting for user to add fabric softener? how it got in this mode?

Posted on May 29, 2007

  • Marty marty May 31, 2007

    just curious about the water temp...you said "40 degree wash"...isn't that extremely cold water? Usually tap water is around 55 at the lowest.
    anyway, here's a hunch. the washing action (with shaking of machine) is unlocking the start switch relay...but this method of electrical starting is too old school for this washer...but still worth a try? locate the start switch circuit and "jumper" out the start switch.

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The thermistor beneath the accumulator inside the sump detects the water temperature as it begins the first 8 minutes of the main wash cycle. During this time, the controller expects the thermistor to detect the 2-4 degrees rise in the water temperature when the first 8 minutes is completed. If the expected temperature rise is not met, the controller will not be satisfied. It will shut the dishwasher down and blink the clean light 7 times. Press the heated dry then normal wash buttons in the same sequence two times. The unit will enter diagnostics mode, but can be stopped by pressing the cancel button. It will clear the fault and makes the dishwasher run normal but the fault will appear again if you have problem in either of the following:
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If the heater is not working, the water temperature will not rise then controller will shutdown the machine.
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If the pumping motor is not working, the water cannot circulate over the heater and be heated. Again, the controller will not be satisfied.

You can bypass this fault detection feature by filling the machine either with extremely cold or extremely hot water. Water colder than 62 or hotter than 160 degrees Fahrenheit will make the controller not to check for a temperature rise but rather continue on the next cycle.
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