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My Bosch WFK2401 washer has stopped filling. The cycle will count down and the pump will run to drain (but nothing to drain!). I have checked the supply lines, there is water and the filter screens are clear. I think I ma hearing a click for the valves but only 1 time did I get any water. Also 2 times I got a code "CL". I can't find it in the manual.

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I suspect the solenoid on the water input connection has failed, this is the unit that allows water into the machine , if you know a bit open the lid and you should see this just inside behind the cold water connection.

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

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SOURCE: 2nd Bosch washing machine same problem

put tester on drain pump power wires and see if power is there. if so,your pump or the line is blocked.  

Posted on Oct 11, 2007

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SOURCE: bosch frontload washer will not drain

Hello Mamma5, It sounds like the drain pump is either seized or jammed. The drain pump has an anti jam device in it. Since you have figured out how to get into the drain pump, try turning the inpeller in the back. It will be a little hard to turn as the magnets in the motor will fight you on this. Look close in case there is anykind of thread wrapped around the inpeller. If so, then you can free the pump. If you cannot free it to run, advise the repairman what you found so he can bring a drain pump with him.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Bosch WFK2401 won't start error code 6

Open the panel at the bottom using a 2p coin by turning clockwise
Pull the rubber hose out of the holder and drain water into a container until stops
turn large plastic screw to the left for access to the pump
Clear away and debris bits of metal, plastic, etc that has stopped the pump.
Opposite of above to reassemble
Switch on and test... good luck!

Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Error 03 not draining or going to spin cycle. Tub

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SOURCE: our bosch exxcel 1400 express

sound like the motor brushes are worn out, just remove motor and fit new brushes. nice easy repair

Posted on Apr 11, 2011

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