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Replaced the brushes on my Bosch WFK 2401 last night. Ran a spin cycle empty and all appeared well. Tried to run a load of clothes and instead of spinning up slowly, it seemed to try to spin fast for a few seconds-accompanied by a loud screech and an arc! Any ideas?

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Sound like a prob with the control board controlling the motor, could be expensive .

Posted on Sep 28, 2010

  • tracy950 Sep 28, 2010

    Could I have done something while replacing the brushes? Everything seemed to go back together very easily, brushes making good contact, etc. It seems that similar posts have experienced the same problem (noise, arcing) after brush replacement.

  • Barry Coates
    Barry Coates Sep 28, 2010

    You may have put the brushes in the wrong way round, try reversing them , as it can make a big difference.

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