Question about Bosch 3.81 cu ft WFMC530 1UC Nexxt 500 Plus Series Washer

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Bosch washer spin only

How do we do this?  there is no spin button and having to restart the entire cycle is awful. thanks.

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  • Anonymous Aug 09, 2008

    My Bosch 500 plus series washer is 2 weeks old. From day #1 I have had a problem with it spinning every 3 loads. I hate the thought of going through the entire cycle to try spinning again. It is frustrating and a very sad situation especially because of the high end price we paid for this lemon! Please help. I have a repairman coming out soon. Will post what he finds. Thanks all!

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Had a repair man here for the same issue. Learned two things:

1. Too much detergent causes 'soap lock.' The electronics will get confused when there's too many suds left after a rinse and shut the spin cycle down. That's why re-running the entire cycle without more detergent solves the problem. Use less detergent.

2. There is a way to manually get the spin cycle to run using diagnostics codes. Here's what my guy did:

a. Washer selection knob in OFF position.
b. Hold the 'Spin Selection' and 'Delay Start' buttons down at the same time.
c. While holding those two buttons, turn the Washing selector knob to Permanent Press-Cold.
d. Keep the buttons held down until the LCD control panel reads 'P:01'
d. Release buttons.
e. Use the 'Spin Selection' button to cycle thru the codes. Stop when it reads 'P:04' which is the spin cycle.
f. Press 'Start/Pause' button to begin the spin cycle.

I don't know what the other codes do but this should save you from having to run the entire wash cycle.

Hope that helps! Tim

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

  • max23india29 Mar 26, 2011

    Thank you Thank you Thank you !!!!!!!!!! Works exactly like you said.

  • ssever53
    ssever53 Oct 15, 2012

    THANK YOU so much, Tim! I'm washing my down pillows today so this advice was badly needed!! You saved the day for me!! :))) I wrote down your instructions and taped them to my washer so I'll know what to do next time!!! :)

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