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Machine cycle stuck on drain

I'm not sure of the model number. This is a basic Bosch dishwasher that I bought about 3 or 4 years ago. Twice the wash cycle has gotten stuck on drain, and will not progress through the cycle. We had it fixed last year and a few days ago it happened again. The first time, we thought it might be due to plumbing problems, but those have been fixed. We are careful to use the right amount and type of soap. We don't know what happened this time, and are considering giving up on this machine.

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Re: machine cycle stuck on drain

I had this problem with mine. I had a service guy come out and he took the main board out and soddered a paper clip to it and said I wouldn't have the problem agian, he said the resister or transistor or some thing like that was to week, and that this should fix it. It did for about a year. so I took it apart the next time and soddered the same spot and it work for about 3 months, after that I finally broke down and bough a new board $140 buck from and it worked great. I now have a drainning problem. me and this bosch have a love hate relationship. when it works I love it, when it doesn't....

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We have the same problem the machine runs on drain cycle only and thats all. i tried everything i did the cancel cycle but that did not work or help, i shut the pwer off at the fuse box for 45 min (per a Bosch represenative) and that did not help. i called around to various repair places and they want to charge a fortune to come look at this. Is this a problem worth fixing or should i move on to a different machine. j_wlk_r

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Re: machine cycle stuck on drain

Check to see if there is water in the bottom by the water valve and pump.

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Bosch SL1501B dishwasher doesn't drain water after the washing cycle. Also with new drain pump. What else could it be?

Check the following.
1. The drain hose has to be discharging at a high enough point to prevent water flowing back into the machine.
2. Make sure your drain hose is not twisted or kinked.
3 . Make sure your drain line is not blocked push a flexible hose down it to dislodge any fat/debris
4.If your drain line discharges into a shared drain with another appliance i.e. garbage disposal make sure it is not blocked.
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A Bosch washing machine can make your life easier. Look in the troubleshooting section of your owner's manual for specific information related to the make and model of your Bosch washing machine.

Find more details on Bosch Home Appliances at Appliances Connection online.

Make sure the washing machine is unplugged or the circuit breaker is turned off before you attempt to replace any parts.

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Hello there,

It would help to know the model number of the dishwasher, but on many Bosch dishwashers, you can switch the cycle cycle completion signal off as follows:

1. While holding the right-hand CANCEL/DRAIN button, also press and hold the ON/OFF button
2. When the LED above the CANCEL/DRAIN button illuminates and the beeping starts, release both buttons
3. Press the right CANCEL/DRAIN button repeatedly until the beeping tone is at the desired volume, i.e. silent!
4. Press the "ON/OFF" button again to set the volume.

On models with the wash cycle buttons on the top edge of the door, the CANCEL/DRAIN buttons aren't always explicitly labelled CANCEL/DRAIN. These buttons are also labelled RESET on some models.

On models with 3 and 4 wash cycle buttons, the right CANCEL/DRAIN button is the third button when reading from left to right. On models with 5 wash cycle buttons, the right CANCEL/DRAIN button is the fourth button when reading from left to right.

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