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Bosch SHU5318: Water wont start washing

My bosch has had problems, first it wouldnt shut off by itself. When it was down to 0 minutes it would start back at 30 mins and continue washing till I manually set it to drain pressing the scrub and delicate buttons simultaneously. The washer started and washed as normal, but when it was time to complete, I manually drained it. This worked for a couple months, then it stopped washing altogether. When starting the wash it turned to 2 H and never started washing and the 2 H never decreased.

I tried the diagnostic, but it never cycles through the wash phase. The lights flash and says 0 in minutes, never completing the diagnostic.

I replaced the control panel and still it wont wash. The wash cycle starts off at 90 min like expected and even counts downward. When it starts, it sound like it drains, but then after that, the water never comes out for the wash. It continues to count down.

I think the machine has had it.

HELP, my wife is gonna kill me if I don't fix this or replace it.

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Re: Bosch SHU5318: Water wont start washing

If it hums when you are in the wash phase then something is jamming the wash impeller like broken glass tooth pick found a necklace in one one time i think replacing the control board fixed the other problems on most washers the drain pump is separate from the wash motor haven't worked on bosch so not sure take off the lower spray arm and go down till you get to the impeller then do what you have to do clear it or replace wash motor

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