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Washer won't agitate

My Bosch WFK 2401 washer acts like it has a breaker blowing and reconnecting while it is trying to agitate and spin. I just replaced the brushes and not it seems that it does not have the power to turn the drum all the way over with a load in it. It tries to turn, clicks off, and then tries again at irregular intervals.

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Re: Washer won't agitate

This sounds like it is a relay on the module (main pcb) if the carbon brushes have been fitted correctly then there is a fault on the module, these items are replaced as a unit, i would also look to see if the machine has a capacitor fitted, this also could have the same effect and would be a much cheaper repair to start with, a capacitor is normally situated at the top where the mains wire enters the machine, its normally about 2 inches long and 1 inch round with 2 wires from it, work with safety unplug before doing anything

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