Question about Bosch Nexxt 500 Plus WFMC5301UC
I'm getting an e17 error code on new front load bosch washer. does anybody know what this means?
Got an E17 Error today on a Bosch 6450 Series washer (the user manual says Bosch Vision 300/500/DLX series). Here's what I did to fix the problem.
- Tilted the unit back, propped up the front with some 2x4 (lying flat; that's all the room I had).
- removed 3 screws (Torx 20 I think) under the front lip. Then slid the cover (below the washer opening) down. This revealed the pump to empty the washer, a manual door lock opening pull rod, and a drain line (?)
- Looking through some holes in the front panel I saw some water on the bottom of the washer... but I spent a lot of time with the pump cleaning it out first (some zipper pull got in there and made a lot of plastic shavings). - Ultimately I got my hand the bottom of the washer and soaked up the water that I could find. That's when I realized
- there is a micro switch mechanism at the bottom near the front. This must be the "AquaStop". The mechanism contains a bit of styrofoam that floats up on any little amount of water that collects under it and triggers the microswitch. So, I removed that unit, wiped the water up... put it all back together. No more E:17 error.
Still don't know how the water got there in the first place though.
Posted on Jan 01, 2012
F17 Turn the tap on fully, check that the supply hose is not kinked/jammed; clean filter. Also check water pressure is not too low If all these test ok you need to run a load with no clothes with 1 cup of white vinegar this will solve your issue.
Posted on Oct 21, 2009
I had the same problem after cleaning out the filter. Some water ran into the bottom of the machine and caused the micro switch to trigger... the switch is located in a white round case, which has some styrofoam attached to it which works as a floater switch. cleaned all the water out and voila... machine runs great again!
Posted on Feb 19, 2013
What happens if there's washing in there and it won't let me open the door at all?
Posted on Feb 27, 2016
Posted on Dec 29, 2014
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