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Old 07-17-2017, 10:19 AM   #1
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Default Bosch washing machine dies after 15 seconds

When I select program waschen light pulses like it does normally and than just dies. If I try to start the program immediately than the program starts and dies after a few seconds. How do you even figure out what is wrong, there is nothing to check? Or am I missing something? Images in the attachments...
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Old 07-17-2017, 10:35 AM   #2
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Default Re: Bosch washing machine dies after 15 seconds

is it under warrantry?
Bosch is something like 3 or 5 years atleast.

if not, get the circuit board out of the casing and look closely at it.
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Old 07-17-2017, 10:36 AM   #3
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and fix your profile, your in Germany, not Musk!
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Old 07-17-2017, 11:01 AM   #4
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Default Re: Bosch washing machine dies after 15 seconds

There's nothing to check because the board you are looking for is inside the machine. That's just the front control panel.
Dies ? Stops spinning or lights go off ? Could just be the brushes.
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Old 07-17-2017, 11:05 AM   #5
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Default Re: Bosch washing machine dies after 15 seconds

Only 2 year warranty that expired already. For this model you needed to buy extended warranty for 50 € for additional 3 year warranty...

Took out circuit board and it looks good visually

Also I am not from Germany but looks like the supplier of the shop where we bought this washing machine imported it from Germany...

Everything turns off. Than I have to disconnect it for a minute and connect it and it works again for 15 seconds...
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Old 07-17-2017, 01:47 PM   #6
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Default Re: Bosch washing machine dies after 15 seconds

try it in fault finding mode
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look very closely at that board, it has some cracked soldering.
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Old 07-17-2017, 03:05 PM   #8
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Default Re: Bosch washing machine dies after 15 seconds

After a closer look I see now that there are some elements burned :O
Is this fixable? What kind of elements are they? I will try to remove them from the board tomorrow...
Also what cause them to burn? it's something else broken on the washing machine or just fired because poor elements quality??
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Old 07-17-2017, 03:22 PM   #9
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The high-voltage on that attracts dust and dirt, humidity, the diode looks black from oxidization, I do not think it looks burnt. It should be OK but you can test it.

Check the board for bad solder joints on all the big through-hole parts like relays, connectors. Number one problem with appliance boards.

What you are seeing might be nothing to do with the board. The machine may have a sensor problem and the controller decides to stop.


Bosch makes this pretty cheap, like their car dashboards with printed resistors
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Old 07-17-2017, 04:12 PM   #10
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look up your model number there will be a test mode . it will tell you where the fault is .
check motor brushes . and check for broken wires . see if door lock is working . check pump is not blocked and can be spun easily .
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