Bosch Domestic Appliance repairs

   

Same day Domestic Appliance repairs in Liverpool, MerseysideYou can buy all spares for Bosch appliances in our shop Merseyside Domestic Appliances, 234 Walton Road, L4 4BE Liverpool. or contact us via phone on 0151 207 0533. We also repair Bosch machines in the Liverpool and Merseyside area.

 

Bosch  domestic appliances are among the most reliable and durable white goods available. Their range of washing machines both free standing and built in are reliable, long lasting and easy to repair. Most free standing washing machines model numbers are displayed on the inside of the door.  

 

The model number is prefixed by the letters E-Nr then model number that usably starts  with three letters  e.g.  W?? and the four or five numbers  e.g.  WFL2260. On later models, the fist  two number denote the spin speed e.g. WAE24061 is 1200 spin  WAA 28161 is1400 spin. Below are some engineers reports on the most common faults on Bosch washing machines 

 

Washing Machines 

 

Engineers report:- lt348 Attend Bosch WFB2405   

 

Fault customer reports water leaking down front of machine. Open door inspect door seal. Small tear on front lip were it seals on door glass (Usually caused by trapping article in door and operating appliance) Disconnect appliance from power supply  Perform earth leakage/low insulation test.  Ok 

 

Action taken:  Remove soap draw, unclip door seal retaining wire, release door interlock from front panel, remove lower kick plate, remove front panel. Remove door seal and replace with new one. Replace front panel 

 

Re-fit interlock and front retaining wire, soap draw and kick plate. Put on  rinse and spin Ok  

 

Spares used Door Gasket Part no DBT89 

 

 

Engineers report:- lt643 Attend Bosch WAE24168    

 

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Fault, customer reports all spin lights (LED) flashing and machine will not programme   

 

Action taken: Follow PCB board Re-set procedure. If board Re-sets ok Disconnect appliance from power supply  Perform earth leakage/low insulation test. Test OK  Remove back and (base plate if necessary)  Remove motor and circuit test. No continuity through carbons to commentator detected. Megger test motor, test ok. Replace carbon brushes. Re-fit motor. Level appliance and water, wash and spin test OK. . Re-position appliance.  

 

Spares used:- Carbons Brushes Part no CAR93 

 

Engineers report:- lt662  Attend Bosch WAA28168  

Fault: customer reports door will not open.  

 

Check whether door handle is unduly loose and feel whether it connects with door pecker. Handle unduly loose pos broken inside. Action taken:- Disconnect appliance from power supply  Perform earth leakage/low insulation test. (megger test)  Put machine in drain to test if machine blocked as blocked pump would result in door not opening and could have caused primary fault, machine drains ok put machine in off position, wait 2 minutes for door lock to release pull machine out disconnect from power supply, remove lid. Push drum backwards to facilitate reaching in to release door pecker from interlock and open door  Remove door , lay door in flat surface. Split door frame and replace broken handle parts necessary. Re-fit door water. Wash and spin test. Door  locking test, Re-fit top and position appliance.    

 

Spares used:- Door handle Part no 183607 

 

 

Engineers report:- lt145 Attend Bosch WAE24363.  

 

Fault, customer reports F21 on display.  (no circuit through motor fault

 

Action taken: Follow PCB board Re-set procedure. If board Re-sets ok Disconnect appliance from power supply,  perform earth leakage/low insulation test. Test OK Pull appliance out from under work top. Remove back and (base plate if necessary)  Remove motor and circuit test. No continuity through carbons to commentator detected. Megger test motor, test ok. Replace carbon brushes. Re-fit motor. , wash and spin test OK. . Re-position appliance.  

 

Spares used:- Carbons Brushes Part no CAR93 

 

Engineers report:-  lt5667Attend Bosch WFD2061.  

 

Fault, customer reports that appliance wont spin. Pull appliance out from under work top. Unplug and Perform earth leakage/low insulation test. Test OK. Enquire of customer age of appliance. Over 10 years if any repair done on appliance in last 2-3 years. Enquire if appliance has been leaking and whether unduly noisy to establish financial  feasibility of repair. Appliance not leaking and not noisy. Run appliance thought water test and spin test. Machine fails to emptying. Check machine has drain filter behind plastic door at base of appliance.  

 

Action taken:- Lean appliance back through 45. place  suitable size bowl under pump. With large towel under bowl Carefully remove filter cap allowing water to drain into bowl some spillage occurs. Remove obstacles from filter 

Check for obstacles in pump impellor chamber. Remove obstacle from chamber with long nose pliers, re-fit filter cap, level appliance and water test appliance. Appliance NOW  draining and spinning OK. Re-position appliance under work top.  

 

Spares used:-  None 

 

 

Engineers report:- lt887 Attended Bosch WFL2260.  

 

Fault, customer says appliance is noisy.  

 

Action:-  Pull appliance out from under work top. Unplug and Perform earth leakage/low insulation test. (megger test) Test OK. 

 

Plug in appliance select spin and listen for irregular noise, None detected. Check that appliance is level and all legs are in contact with ground 

Check stainless steel inner drum for excess  movement on bearings or bearing support shaft. No excess movement. Remove lid, check drum support springs, lean appliance backwards through 45. and  check suspension legs for undue wear. None detected. Check filter for coins etc. 

Coins and buttons found. remove.  Level appliance again Put machine on last rinse and test for coin  intermittent contact with pump impellor. NOISE DETECTED.  

 

Action taken. allow machine to drain. Lean machine backwards through 45 and place washing up bowl under pump. Remove pump, and  remove obstacle from impeller chamber. Re-assemble and water test. Re-position appliance under work top. 

 

Spares used:-  None 

 

Bosch Tumble Dryer Repair 

 

Tumble Dryers 

 

Bosch tumble dryers are very reliable and rarely ever fail. Some would class them as the best on the market. Very few repairs are logged on Bosch tumble dryers which points to them being very robust and reliable The majority of problems are down to poor maintenance e.g. blocked condenser units and blocked filters. Some Vented Tumble dryers over  8 years old share the same parts as White Knight and Crossly tumble dryers.  

 

Engineers report:- lt1123 Attended Bosch WT21000  

 

Fault, customer reports drum  turning and humming noise.  ( faulty start capacitor or motor or belt) Unplug and Perform earth leakage/low insulation test. Test OK. Remove lower back panel. Belt in tact. Use test capacitor to ascertain if faulty, Capacitor failure. 

 

Action Taken. Replace start capacitor. Inspect belt for wear ok. Vac out excessive lint dust Re-fit lover panel. Test OK. 

 

Spares used:-  Capacitor Part no CAP08  

 

Engineers report:- lt1129 Attended Bosch WTL6506GB/02  

 

Fault customer reports drum reports that dryer not heating 

 

Unplug and Perform earth leakage/low insulation test. Test OK, 

. Ask customer for some damp clothes, plug appliance into to portable test board, select high heat cotton, Not heating. Remove lint filter, perform portable test board procedure again No heat. Remove condenser unit test again. No heat. Remove back panel, circuit test Thermostats and Element. Fault found  No circuit through safety Thermostat 

 

Action taken Re set Thermostat Clean condenser unit and re-fit, Refit heater element. Re-fit lint filter. Test OK 

 

Spare used:- None  

 

Bosch Ovens and Cookers 

 

Ovens and Cookers 

 

Bosch Cookers and ovens are one of the most desirable on the market. Even the cheaper range are very good, long lasting and easy to repair. Most common among ovens are Fan Ovens  they only faults they tend to develop are. Faulty elements and occasionally fan motors but very rare.  

 

Most Bosch Fan oven elements are accessible without removing the appliance from the housing. Unless the safety thermostat has failed which means working from the rear. There are  basically three different types of fan element fitted to Bosch  Fan ovens. There is what looks like half circle element and moor conventional full circle element of which there are more than one type. On ovens of all typed element failure is very often due to build up of fat on element causing hot spots on element ring. Also elements just fade away like light bulbs after a few years. 

  

Engineers report:- lt67  Attend Bosch   HBN700550/01  

 

Fault: customer reports that oven not heating. 

 

Unplug and Perform earth leakage/low insulation test. Test  Earth Leakage  Suspect Element, Remove cooker from housing and remove back panel. Isolate each element in turn Megger test each in turn . Fault found main oven element (no circuit and earth leakage) 

 

Action taken:-  Fit new Fan oven element. Megger test again OK. Re-fit back plate. Re-fit oven into housing. Re-set clock. Perform standard test procedure again. OK 

 

Spares used:- Element  Part No ELE2052 

 

Engineers report:- lt442 Attend Bosch   HBN43055OB/02  

 

Fault: customer reports oven poor heating 

 

Unplug and Perform earth leakage/low insulation test. Test  OK. Set fan oven to low temperature and observe if fan is starting up and if appliance heating. No Fan action. Remove cooker from housing and remove back panel. Set oven to low temperature again and live 240 testers ascertain if power getting to motor.  

 

Fault found  faulty motor Continuity test motor , open circuit. 

 

Action taken:- Fit new motor. Re-fit back. Re-fit oven into housing. Perform full test procedure again test OK. 

 

Spares used:- Fan motor Part no  490541 

 

 

Bosch Dishwasher repair 

 

Dishwashers 

 

Engineers report:- DS356 Attend Bosch  SG15626  Fault Customer reports door wont close.  

 

Unplug and Perform earth leakage/low insulation test. Test OK. Fault door hinges strained (damaged)  

 

Action taken:- Fit new door hinges. Water test ok 

 

Spares used:-  Hinges Part No,s 263115 L/H upper and  263119 R/H upper 

 

 

Engineers report:- DS359Attend Bosch  SGS30A59  

 

Fault: Customer reports not washing dishes properly. 

 

Unplug and Perform earth leakage/low insulation test. Test OK. 

 

Put appliance in test mode . Upper spray arm  damaged and not spinning or spraying. Action taken:- Fit new upper spray arm kit. Clean filter and water test. OK 

 

Spares used:- Upper spray arm kit Part No298594