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Where is the lint catcher on a bosch 500 series washer

Where is the lint catcher on a bosch 500 series

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Timed out on drain cycle, basically you either have an outlet blockage or something is trapped in the pump, you can check the pump by opening the bottom right flap on the front panel,manually emptying the w/m and checking the pump filter for coins etc. Also, check the outlet isn't blocked.
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Posted on Jul 12, 2010

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Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.

Based on your description, "the door will not open. I have tried running the drain cycle and that doesn't work either" ...there is likely something obstructing your pump/filter hence the door cannot open.

With bosch as with most front-load machines, if the pump is blocked or the unit doesn't drain sufficiently, the door will not unlock.

Anyway, here`s the most likely way to remedy the non-drain and manually unlock the door issue.

**Unplug the washer from the wall or turn off the breaker before attempting any repairs**

Get some towels and if possible a wet/dry vac. If the machine drained, it won't be too bad. If your machine is stuck full of water, that sucks...hopefully you won't get too wet. ( maybe you`re lucky enough to be close to a floor drain )

  1. Locate the round door on the front of the machine (about 6" in diameter, lower right corner)
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2. Find a drill bit or small screwdriver that fits in the hole in the round door.

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3. Insert the bit into the hole in the door. It will push in a tab, it doesn't take much force. Rotate the hole (clockwise) to 6'oclock and it should come free. (the edges are very sharp so be careful or wear chain-mail gloves).

4. Once the door is out of the way you'll be greeted by a 3-4" plastic cap with wings so you can unscrew it by hand. ( if it's too tight it can be turned by pliers...gently )

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**DOOR RELEASE** you'll see a green ring attached to the pump, if you pull this the door should unlatch, but if the unit has water in it, getting it out first is usually a good plan )

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5. There is a small collector lip at the bottom of the cap, that is where you can hold the wet/dry vac to catch the water. Unscrew slowly so you don't get flooded, until it is unscrewed all the way out.

6. Now pull out the trap and visually inspect the inside of the pump as well as the filter/trap.

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7. After inspecting for any debris or obstruction`s re-install the button trap/lint filter and plug the washer in to power or reset the breaker and give it a test.

**Run a load and watch for leaks. Leave the pump access door off until you are sure you screwed the cap in tight and there are no leaks**

Ultimately you may have a faulty drain pump, but I would certainly start by performing the things I listed first.

Let me know if you require further assistance and if not and this solves your problem, please rate the solution I provided accordingly.

Thank you for coming to "fixya" and good luck.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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SOURCE: Bosch 500 series washer E:27 error code?

E27 means there is a problem with the door lock. Unplug the machine for 5 minutes and try again. If the error code returns you will need to replace the door lock assembly.

Posted on Nov 21, 2010

Macmarkus
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SOURCE: I have a Bosch 500

Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.


Based on your post,
" believe that the lint filter is clogged, where is it and can I clean it myself? " These are the steps I'd suggest you take to move forward...


**Unplug the washer from the wall or turn off the breaker before attempting any repairs**

Get some towels and if possible a wet/dry vac. If the machine drained, it won't be too bad. If your machine is stuck full of water, that sucks...hopefully you won't get too wet. ( maybe you`re lucky enough to be close to a floor drain )

  1. Locate the round door on the front of the machine (about 6" in diameter, lower right corner) macmarkus_26.jpg
  2. Find a drill bit or small screwdriver that fits in the hole in the round door.
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3. Insert the bit into the hole in the door. It will push in a tab, it doesn't take much force. Rotate the hole (clockwise) to 6'oclock and it should come free. (the edges are very sharp so be careful...I usually cover the edges with electrical or duct tape or wear welders gloves).

4. Once the door is out of the way you'll be greeted by a 3-4" plastic cap with wings so you can unscrew it by hand or with the aid of pliers.

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( you should also see a ring with a string attached, if you pull this the door should unlatch, but getting the water out first is usually a good plan )

macmarkus_31.jpg THIS RELEASES THE DOOR LATCH IF PULLED

There is a small collector lip at the bottom of the cap, that is where you can hold the wet/dry vac to catch the water. Unscrew slowly so you don't get flooded, until it is unscrewed all the way out

5. Now pull out the trap and visually inspect the inside of the pump as well as the filter/trap.

Hopefully you'll find the item/debris that initiated your post here.


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6. After removing any debris or obstruction`s re-install the button trap/lint filter and plug the washer in to power or reset the breaker and give it a test.

7. Run a load and watch for leaks. Leave the pump access door off until you are sure you screwed the cap in tight and there are no leaks.

Let me know if you require further assistance and if not and this solves your problem, please rate the solution I provided accordingly.

Thank you for coming to "FixYa" and good luck.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

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