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Bosch Washer Major Issues

Bosch Washer Spin Cycle Failures

In some situation your washing machine does not start spinning or stops spinning suddenly. A blocked pump or kinked washing machine hose might be the reason. Please follow the tips below to solve this issue on your own.

1. Clean the pump

The issue could be prompted by a pump blockage. To clean the pump, follow the instructions below:


  1. 1. Turn the appliance off.
  2. 2. Pull out the mains plug.
  3. 3. Open and remove the service flap.
  4. 4. Drain off all water using a drainage hose or by removing the pump cover slowly.
  5. 5. Clean the interior, the thread and the housing of the pump so that the impeller is able to rotate.
  6. 6. Refit the pump cover and screw back firmly.
  7. 7. To check the pump for leakage and the power of the pump, pour 1 litre of water into the detergent drawer.
  8. 8. Check for any leakage.
  9. 9. If the pump is sealed watertight, start the pumping programme.

2. The washing machine hoses are kinked or blocked

If your washing machine is not spinning properly, or not spinning at all, the issue could be a blocked or a kinked waste water hose. Follow the steps below to check if this is the issue.

  1. 1. Turn the appliance off.
  2. 2. Pull out the mains plug.
  3. 3. Check that the drainage hose has been installed correctly without any kinks.
  4. 4. Before loosening the hose clip on the siphon, place a bucket under the tap to avoid spills.
  5. 5. Carefully remove the drainage hose and pour the remaining water out of the drainage hose into the bucket.
  6. 6. Clean the drainage hose and the connecting piece of the siphon.
  7. 7. Hold the drainage hose in the bucket.
  8. 8. Select the “Drain” programme.
  9. 9. Connect the drainage hose to the siphon.
  10. 10. Check whether the draine hose is watertight.

3. Call a service professional for help

Is the washing machine still not spinning? After carrying out one or all of these actions, this issue should be solved. If the problem is still there, a service engineer might solve the issue.

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