I had exactly the same problem and replaced the door-locking mechanism to no effect. When I removed the main printed circuit board I also found that a single track on the board (leading to a capacitor) had also burned out. I soldered a piece of wire over it to reconnect it and it's now working perfectly.
Found out its the printed circuit board has burnt out behind the front panel two tracks on the panel leading to a green capacitor on the circuit board overheated so i resolded the tracks put the washing machine back together and so far its done several washes [touch wood its a sucess] the circuit board brand new from zanussi 135.00 pounds [so new washing machine if it fails] so hopefully theres a solution
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A Zanussi E40 error usually indicates "Door open.Check interlock and associated wiring check door latch,check module and connections." However, what most people don't know is that most manufacturers route the poser to the door interlock through the same curcuit that powers up the carbon brushes on the motor. So if your motor brushes are worn down, the door won't lock. Your machine is about the right age for its brushes to be worn out, so I would check this out first. Motor brushes are cheap, easily available on Ebay and fairly easy to fit. Take the current brushes out, if they are less that three quarters of a centimeter long, changing them is a highly likely fix for your problem
almost certainly the door interlock faulty. fairly cheap part and easy to replace.
remove plastic clamp holding door boot to cabinet and peel back in the area of the door interlock. door lock is held in by 2 screws from outside which undo and withdraw lock. disconect electrical plug and small diameter tube at bottom. fitting new one is just the reverse
door interlock is easy to replace. undo the plastic clamp that holds door gasket to cabinet. peel back in area of door lock. door lock is held by 2 screws on outside. undo these ans lock comes off. there may also be a small diameter hose as well to door lock which take off as well. reassembly is just the reverse
Further to my previous posting, I have now got a new Bosch but I have removed the PCB from the FX1265W. I found that the printed circuit track between the edge connector and the triac has blown. The triac (BTB16) was tested and faulty. New triac is on order (£1.03). I will post again when it has been fitted and the track is repaired and if the machine works.