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Tyler, I have a Bosch Nexxt 500 series front load washing machine and when it gets to the spin cycle it will not drain. Also shows E04 code. There are not any obstructions any where in the drainage s

Bosch Nexxt 500 series WFMC3301UC/02 Tyler, I have a Bosch Nexxt 500 series front load washing machine and when it gets to the spin cycle it will not drain. Also shows E04 code. There are not any obstructions any where in the drainage system and the pump runs, however I am not sure it is running at full capacity. If I manually drain the water out then the machine it will spin. I unplugged the connector to the pump and with my Fluke meter I show 15.7 Ohms of resistance. Would you happen to know the the approximate reading for a good pump? Also what should the voltage be going to the pump with the selector in the drain position? Thanks

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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: my bosch nexxt 500 series washer won't spin

possibly the motor brushes.
take back panel off. disconnect motor. remove bolts holding motor in and take out motor. check condition of brushes

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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Do the following.

  1. Switch off the machine and disconnect the mains power.
  2. Remove the access panel on the lower right front of the machine.
3. Remove the filter and make sure that the filter is not blocked and is clean and clear of all debris. Clean as required. Note that depending on the machine type you may get a lot of water coming out of the filter when you remove it if the machine has not drained successfully. Note that if the machine has stopped and not fully drained then you may be able to drain out the excess water by removing or disconnecting the waste hose and laying it on the ground in a tray. It may take a few minutes to empty but it will save a small flood.
4. Proceed by checking the drain hose for proper connection and kinks and make sure that it is not blocked.
5. Also check that the main waste drain pipe, if you use one, is not blocked and clean if required.
6. Reconnect the power and switch the machine on.
If the problem persists then do the following.
7. Switch off the machine and disconnect the mains power.
8. Check the electrical connections at the pump and make sure it is operational.
9. Remove the connecting hoses, and expect water to drain out and make sure the pipes are not blocked with debris or any object blockage.
10. Makes sure the pump appears clear and that the impeller looks in good condition.
11. Reconnect the hoses and then reconnect power and switch the machine on.
12. If problem has not been corrected, then remove the pump and check that the drive coupling to the motor is OK and that the motor turns OK. If all is well then replace the pump.


Posted on Oct 23, 2009

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You first of all need to check the pump filter.
This should be located at the botom front right of washer.
Look for a drop down flap or cover, once located, unscrew filter anti-clockwise to remove and clean.

The pump itself is directly behind the filter housing, check there is nothing stuck in the housing.
This should solve the prob.
Please leave feedback for my solution.
Thankyou.

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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There should be a filter located at the bottom right front of washer behind drop down flap or plastic cover.
Unscrew anti-clockwise to remove and clean.

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

Testimonial: "Thanks. Great advice. We found a sock clogging the drain."

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