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If there is motor humming while the spin cycle is ON , please confirm if the motor also heats up-- take caution not to touch live points. Also if you manually push the motor with care so see if the spin starts up then the capacitor (this assists with the starting) can be weak or faulty.
Remove and check with a mains tests and see if the charge retains, if not change. Other wise check if there is friction on the motor or drive.
I just had the same problem last week Aug 1 2009 on our WFK 2401 purchased in 2001
If you hear no motor spinning when it should then it's something with the motor. If you hear motor spinning, esp spin cycle, but the drum doesn't spin, then probably broken belt ($30 part).
Since I work on cars (this is very much like an alternator+belt) and wanted to avoid a $100 service call (just to come to house) and at least try for a quick fix before buying a new washer, I opened the back, confirmed belt looked ok, so tried replacing the brushes in the motor, and it worked.
For a good description on how to do this see http://dossy.org/2007/05/lots-of-miles-on-our-bosch-wfk2401uc-washer-motor/ I took some pics, and time permitting will post more details to this dossy site to help fellow owners. I purchased the brushes at partstap.com for $50 (incl tax+ship)
Remove rear panel of washer.
Remove drive belt.
Unscrew the 2 bolts that hold motor to tub back.
Remove motor plug
Lever notor back with a screwdriver or similar, keeping a firm hold on motor.and remove motor
At the rear end of motor away from pulley you will see the brushes and the armature.
Remove brushes, and if there is less than 4 or 5mm of carbon left, then replace them.
Lightly clean the armature with emery cloth.
Refit in reverse order. Test.
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Sounds like an electronics problem. Get a Bosch repair person to look at it. Hopefully, they can reset the computer inside. Otherwise, it's a part that costs more than $200, as I recall, plus too much to do the work.
Bosch's 1-800 person once advised me to unplug my washer - a model 2401 - for a half-hour as a way to reset the electronics. You might try that.
Pray to the appliance gods.
Maybe your machine is still under warranty. Trouble is, you'll probably have to wait for days until an authorized, over-priced repair person comes to visit. Bosch is way behind in service levels here in the U.S. They know it, but it's not worth their time or money to fix, it seems. A long story ....