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Have a two years old Bosch Aquatek 160 Pro power washer It

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Have a two years old Bosch Aquatek 160 Pro power washer
It has been cutting out frequently when in use for more than 10 minutes and blows the 13 amp plug fuse very frequently
Immediately before cutting out, it makes a loud buzzing/vibrating noise
Have spoken to Bosch technical help line, but they have no idea
Bosch don't seem to have any local maintenance/repair outlets and suggest sending it back to Bosch which is areal problem with repackaging etc
Any clue as to what is going on electrically ?
Thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 3 years ago.

KevinWhiteJA :

Hi, welcome to Just answer

KevinWhiteJA :

Please tell me its complete model number

KevinWhiteJA :

It starts with the E nr

Customer: 3600R77C70? ( last digit in distinct)
KevinWhiteJA :

E nr is located inside the door

Customer: i will go and check, but I a was unaware of there being a door on this model
Customer: No door
Customer: There are only two numbers on the back plate, the one I have given above and XXXXXXXXX
KevinWhiteJA :

ok thanks

Customer: I have been using it with a 50 metre extension cable which is 7.48mm in diameter
KevinWhiteJA :

the problem is more likely the belt that is bad and will need replacement

KevinWhiteJA :

are you willing to do it yourself ?

Customer: How can I get that done without returning item to Bosch?
KevinWhiteJA :

Bosch usually should come and do the repair, if they are not doing it then you can contact www.repaircare.co.uk to get this done

Customer: Thanks
Customer: i will try them
KevinWhiteJA :

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Customer: How accessible is the belt
KevinWhiteJA :

basically you have to take off the bottom of the unit to gain access to it

Customer: OK
Customer: thanks again
KevinWhiteJA :

the buzzing and vibrating noise and the power tripping indicates this

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