Question about Bosch Nexxt Premium WFMC6400UC Front Load Washer

1 Answer

A while ago the machine(Bosch WFMC 6400UC) started to misbehave, it would wash but not always spin at the end. It seemed to spin more consistently with a full load. I checked for debris/blockage in the pump and the drain line and found no problem. For a whiile it seemed to get better, failing to spin on perhaps 1 out of 5 washes. When this happened I would just select "quick wash" on the control panel and generally it would sort itself out. Tonight, it really quit. If I try to start a wash cycle, some water runs into the washer, but the drum doesn't turn. The water drains immediately and then the washer finishes thee cycle, indicating "Ready" on the front panel.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Bosch Master
  • 3,051 Answers

Hey there sorry i got knocked out of the internet i will getthe manual and post it here it will be in pdf format

Posted on Oct 06, 2010

  • 18 more comments 
  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Oct 06, 2010

    Bosch Washing Machine Diagram - Image Results
    ... Diagr... about you... Parts Lis... More bosch washing machine diagram images
    Search Results

    1.
    Circuit diagram for bosch washing - FixYa
    circuit diagram for bosch washing machine model wfo 2865
    www.fixya.com/support/t896919-circuit_diagram_bosch_washing - Cached
    2.
    Bosch Nexxt® 500 WFMC3301 Front Load Washer Bosch washing ...
    Help with bosch washing machine problem on Bosch Nexxt® 500 WFMC3301 Front Load Washer and free tech support for bosch washing machine troubleshooting.
    www.fixya.com/.../bosch_washing_machine - Cached
    3.
    Bosch washing machine diagram (Verified) - .Pdf

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Oct 06, 2010

    #
    Bosch washing machine diagram - .Pdf

  • r_n_d Oct 06, 2010

    I'm not seeing the pdf

    Note, I found an exploded diagram on the bosch site -- there is no coupler and the motor turns when I spin the drum. Will ee if I can reconnect chat.

  • r_n_d Oct 06, 2010

    Can't reconnect. This did not solve my problem; diagnosis was failed coupler, exploded diagram/parts list on Bosch site shows no coupler.

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Oct 06, 2010

    ok what diagram are you looking at is there a number of the diagram
    cause there may be different types on this unit

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Oct 06, 2010

    if you have a direct drive type let me know

  • r_n_d Oct 06, 2010

    Can you get to this PDF?http://www.bosch-eshop.com/serviceeshop2...

  • r_n_d Oct 06, 2010

    Belt drive. Here is the PDF I downloaded:http://dave-anderson-photo.com/files/Bos...

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Oct 06, 2010

    i am ending up at a injector repair from bosh

  • r_n_d Oct 06, 2010

    I uploaded the PDF to my own site -- seehttp://dave-anderson-photo.com/files/Bos...

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Oct 06, 2010

    http://dave-anderson-photo.com/files/Bos... has 12 40 results

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Oct 06, 2010

    Hey i have a parts pict that may help you out bit i need your e-mail so i can send it to you

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Oct 06, 2010

    it looks like the part you are referring to is called a coupler it is a 3 piece 1 metal and 2 plastic parts

  • r_n_d Oct 06, 2010

    I don't see a coupler in the PDF. For email, send to r-n-d @ pacbell.net (Remove spaces)

  • r_n_d Oct 06, 2010

    Also, as I said above, rotating the drum rotates the motor. they seem connected.

  • r_n_d Oct 06, 2010

    After leaving the washer powered off for two hours, I tried to run a cycle and now the washer fills and agitates. This seems less and less like a mechanical problem.

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Oct 06, 2010

    ok here is the things to check than
    Lid switch
    If the lid switch is defective, the washing machine may not agitate or function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it.
    Motor coupler
    Many washers produced by Whirlpool® use a small, relatively inexpensive motor coupling. It's plastic and rubber and is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. Over time, the coupler wears out and fails. If this happens, you need to completely replace it.
    Belts
    Many washing machines have one or two belts. If a belt is broken or badly worn, you need to replace it with a genuine belt from the manufacturer. (Some washing machine belts are designed with special characteristics not found in automotive belts.)
    Clutch
    your washer may use a clutch for agitating the clothes. As the clutch wears out, it may prevent the washer from agitating well or at all. If the clutch is worn, you need to replace it. For this job, you probably want to hire a qualified appliance repair technician.
    Drive motor
    Many washer brands use a reversing motor. For agitation the motor runs in one direction, for spinning and draining, the other. It's possible for a motor to burn out in one direction and continue to operate in the other. If this happens, you need to replace the entire motor.
    Drive pulleys
    The motor or transmission drive pulley may be worn and unable to turn the drive belt. If so, replace the pulley.
    Transmission
    The transmission could have either of these problems:
    yours may have a transmission with an electro-mechanical shifter. If the shifter becomes even partially defective, the unit may not agitate properly or at all.
    The transmission may have a worn or broken gear, or some other internal problem.
    Agitator
    The inside of the agitator--where the transmission shaft attaches--can become worn, and strip out the spline that allows the agitator to properly grip the shaft. Then the transmission shaft rotates back and forth as it should, but the agitator doesn't move properly. If this happens, you may need to replace the agitator and/or the transmission spline.

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Oct 06, 2010

    and you may have a timer that is going out as well this would be the easy fix

  • r_n_d Oct 06, 2010

    This is a Bosch frontloader. Only some of the above is relevant.

    Door switch - I'll check.

    There is no motor coupler.

    Belt is fine

    No clutch

    I have observed the motor reversing direction under power.

    There is no transmission.

    There is no agitator

  • r_n_d Oct 06, 2010

    There is no mechanical timer, only an electronic control board. I figured out how to access this without moving the washer. I found a schematic tucked in behind this. I will remove the control board from its housing and look for burnt components. The schematic indicates ohm readings for most solenoids and sensors, which I can check after removing power.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

FRONT DOOR BROKE ON BOSCHWASHING MACHINE wfmc 6400uc


Most parts are available for doors, without having to buy a complete door, try the following link.

WWW.4BOSCH.CO.UK/SPARES

You should hopefully find what you are looking for here.
Please leave feedback.
Thankyou.

Jan 11, 2010 | Bosch Washing Machines

1 Answer

Bosch model 3301


Check your exit hose spigot, it may be clogged. This is if your filter is all clean. There should be air for passage in the standpipe behind. Your hose should not fit airtight into the standpipe and neither too deep into it. Snaking out your standpipe would be good too. The exit hose should be at about 3 feet from ground level; pump pumps out over this height.

Rate me pl.....if helped.

Dec 03, 2007 | Bosch WFMC 3200 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Wont run properly


make sure sure outlet hose is high up 24 inchs

Nov 24, 2007 | Bosch WFMC 3200 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Spin too hard and knock !


bearings gone in drum replace machine

Nov 20, 2007 | Bosch WFMC 3200 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

No drain, no spin.


Maybe a small piece of clothing stuck in the waste pump. remove the rubber hose at the pump end and check inside the hose and inside the pump, make sure you can turn the pump spindle.

Sep 16, 2007 | Bosch WFMC 3200 Front Load Washer

2 Answers

WFMC 3200 WONT SPIN OR WASH


Open machine's rear panel and look for a broken belt and does the motor spins. Let me know with your results and we will see how could we assist you.

Aug 21, 2007 | Bosch WFMC 3200 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Door locked,wont spin or drain.


humming noise suggests a foreign object in the pump. crack open filter and drain water into a shallow tray. repeat till empty. remove filter completely and clean it. check if something stuck in pump impellor. this should be visible by looking into the filter hole

Jun 22, 2007 | Bosch WFMC 3200 Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Bosch Nexxt Premium WFMC6400UC Front Load Washer Logo

277 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Bosch Washing Machines Experts

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3074 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76649 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Are you a Bosch Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...