Question about Washing Machines
As long as there is no break in the heater element, there is no problem with the heater element. The thermostat is bad if you are not getting the proper amount of heat.
Posted on May 29, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
hi if you look on the main bosch web site you can find a list of manuels for bosch washing macine witch are free to down load in pdf format hope this helps tim automan.
Posted on May 23, 2009
you should never have to remove drum to replace element. not familiar with this machine take back off and have a look or it will be at the front of machine
Posted on Jun 24, 2009
First of all, if you have checked the element with a meter an it indicates it's "open" then yes it is faulty.
Second, it can be a challenge to change the element and you might want to consider an expert.
**unplug the unit from the power source**
Note where the wires are attached to the heater and remove them. Now you'll see there is a single nut in the center, likely about a 5/16 or 3/8, or similar in metric. Once that nut is off, the heater should pull straight back and out. It may need some firm pulling. The tricky part is lining it up properly when re-installing it as to get in the bracket which keeps it from contacting the basket.
You can do a trial run if you're not sure, If once you start you think it isn't going well, phone a certified tech.
Hope that helps.
good Luck :)
Posted on Oct 29, 2009
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