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We have a bosch washing machine and cannot open the filter

We cannot open the filter to clear the pump, it will part trun but not pull out, the error message is F18  thanks

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  • linda_driver Jan 17, 2009

    Thank you, I have now solved the problem by ordering a new filter first for £12,49 then taking a chance and using a set of grips, knowing if that broke it, a new was in the post.  It worked !!!!!!!!!! filter stilll in tact and cleaned out, full of coins.  We now have new spare on its way. Wasted the money in one way but cheaper than geeting in a mechanic.  Thanks so much though.



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If the filter will not unscrew there is an object preventing it from doing so. There are two options to fix this. Firstly try turning the filter one way then the other to try to dis lodge the item. This usually works after a few attempts but if not you will have to remove the large black pipe from the pump and try to remove it from there. There will be some water in this pipe!
Hope this helps.
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