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Bosch Washer Error Codes

Bosch Washer Error Code Er:13

This error code typically occurs when your Bosch washer experiences difficulties in draining water properly. It can be attributed to various factors, including blockages in the drainage system or a defective drain pump.

Steps to Resolve Error Code Er:13:

  1. Check the House Drain: Begin by inspecting the house drain for any clogs or obstructions. A blocked house drain can impede the water flow from the washer. Ensure it is clear and functioning correctly.
  2. Inspect the Washer Drain Hose: Examine the washer’s drain hose for kinks, clogs, or any other obstructions. Straighten out kinks and remove any debris that may be causing the issue.
  3. Unplug the Washer: For safety, unplug your Bosch washer from the power source before proceeding with further checks and repairs.
  4. Check the Large-Item Filter: Bosch washers often have a large-item filter located within the drain pump. This filter can accumulate debris over time, leading to drainage problems. Access the filter, remove it, and clean it thoroughly. Ensure there are no clogs that may impede water drainage.
  5. Inspect the Drain Pump: If you’ve checked and cleaned the house drain, the washer drain hose, and the large-item filter, but the issue persists, it might indicate a defective drain pump. A malfunctioning pump can impede water removal. If this is the case, consider replacing the drain pump.

Safety Precautions:

  • Always ensure that your washer is disconnected from the power source before attempting any maintenance or repairs.
  • Use appropriate tools and follow manufacturer guidelines when dealing with components like the large-item filter or drain pump.

Resolving Error Code Er:13 on your Bosch washer often involves simple steps like checking for clogs, kinks, or obstructions in the drainage system. By following these troubleshooting steps, you can help your washer drain properly and prevent this error from reoccurring. If, despite your efforts, the issue persists, it may be time to seek professional assistance to inspect and possibly replace the drain pump. Rest assured, with proper maintenance, your Bosch washer will continue to provide efficient and reliable performance for your laundry needs.

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