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Beeping Our Bosch WFK 2401 will beep during the cycle of washing.  The machine will wash and then stop w/ Multiple beeps.  You have to push the start button to get it to wash again. This happens about 10 times a cycle.  You have to run to the machine and push start or it will beep again after a brief pause. I was told the timer might need to be reset.

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  • Jim Davis
    Jim Davis Nov 07, 2007

    I have not fixed my problem yet, but I found a great web site with a complete breakdown of parts for the WFK 2401.

    It is

    They also have live tech support free. It was really quite nice.

    Based upon my personal testing of my machine I think my problem may be

    1: the circuit board.

    2: a inlet valve for the hot or cold water.

    Error code 01 keeps flashing. The owners manual says this is a water inlet blockage or a valve problem.


  • Jim Davis
    Jim Davis Nov 19, 2007

    I actually fixed the machine about 1 week ago. the date of this posting.

    After much trial and error I figured out it was the Could water valve.

    It snapped out w/o the use of a screws. The hoses came off easily enough

    And I purchased a new part from a local dealer in Haltom, TX.

    The name was "Appliance Part's Depot." They were the cheepest

    for this part at $72.50. I followed the advise of another member and took

    Lots of pictures.

    Had I called a Tech to come to my home and fix it, it would have been big $.

    Now All I have to do is wait for the water valve to die.


  • choofly Nov 22, 2007

    Thanks for the post! I have the exact same problem with this washer. Was there a good way to test whether your problem was with the cold inlet valve or the hot inlet valve?

  • Jim Davis
    Jim Davis Nov 24, 2007


    There is a good way to test whether it is the cold water valve.

    Run the machine with out any clothes in it.  1st run it on a cold wash and then a hot wash.  Watch the amount of water moving through the machine.   

    Right before you get the error you should be able to hear but not see a water going into the tub.  Pop out the detergent drawer and watch the water flow into the machine.

    I would not do this until you are sure that there is restricted water flow as you may end up with a really wet floor.  

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Turn on the desired cycle(regular dry).the time shows 1:01 and i'm ready to push on start/pause button"........nothing ....

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Push button nothing happens

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    I have the same machine as above. The problem with it is it stops half way through the cycle. I push the start button again then it will go to the end of the cycle with out it washing. What could the problem be please help?



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Thanks! I found this online, which shows how to run tests on the washer to see what might be wrong, which helped, too. Now if i can just find a few muscly people to help me move the dryer from atop the washer.
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Thanks for posting this solution! I'll try it with mine.

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