Bosch Vario Perfect washing machine fault.


1 May 2013
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United Kingdom
Hi. Has anyone had problems with their Bosch washing machine continually being slower through the programmes.? We have double checked the water supply and the machine fills ok, and no kinks in any hoses. Have checked the outlet and it drains ok when it gets there. Also checked and cleaned the filter. The machine seems to hesitate for periods of 30 secs to a minute during the wash, the wash light flashes and you can hear a gurgling within while it hesitates. It does this even with half a load, usually adding 15 mins to a wash cycle, and very often can miss out the spin cycle but still drains, thus spinning separately Any ideas.? Thanks.
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If you select spin only programme does it go through it ok. If not it might be worth checking the motor brushes.
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When you select spin only it works fine. Have noticed with very light loads it completes a wash ok. Don't know if there is a weight sensor to extend time for extra rinse that could be faulty which would answer sometimes not spinning during the cycle?
Sounds like you are having problems with unbalanced loads which seems quite common with newer machines. Try not to mix loads as if you have light items & very absorbent ones the drum will not stop in the right place during the was cycle, it will rock from side to side which the machine sees as the load not being balanced & therefore prevents the spin starting. What it does instead is continually try to drain any surplus water & revolve the drum to rebalance the load until it stops without swinging.Then you may get a very short spin after which it will try again
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Its a weird one, I am sure you will be close on the answer with the drum rocking. We will persevere with the type of loads. Even checked that It is sitting complety level. Dont know if there is anything that would be worn/replaceable or adjustable as it does it far too easily.

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