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Seals keep ripping out on the washer, which causes other probs

We have had this Bosch washer for 3 years now, and have liked it fairly well, but we had a seal completely rip out on us, and we thought it was just something sharp in the washer, or maybe a zipper on a pair or jeans, so we went along and neglected it for awhile because my husband didn't have the time to fix it, so anyway the circuit board went funky on us and started giving us error codes and all, so he had to take the pump out to make sure it wasn't bad, and then he went to the circuit board, and all he had to do to that was clean the gunk off that was slung on it from the seal being bad.  Now today, we had a load that was really making a lot of noise in the basement, (oh, by the way, we had it on reduced spin).  It was not overloaded and it was balanced to the best of our ability.  Is this a common problem with these washers?  This is the second seal we have bought in the last 3 years, and frankly, with all the other little stuff, such as error codes and stuff, we are about ready to give up on it.  Help!  Thanks.

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Info from a bosch tech. alot of times the boot gasket gets ripped from clothes not put in machine fully. and also the basic take things out of pocket. I remember fixing a washer and the customer sworn up and down that she didnt have anything in her pockets she check every wash the whole nine. so after i manually drained the unit guess what i so. 3bobbi pins and 2 pennies. so just be very careful with what you load. sometimes clothes get stuck between the gasket and the tube,

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