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good afternoon , wonder if you could help please our bosch

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good afternoon ,
wonder if you could help please

our bosch machine machine blows the fuse when beginning to heat up the water. if fills fine and spins, drains, etc

its about 5 years old

would it be the heating element or thermostat?

many 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

Customer:

Bosch WAE2446BGB

KevinWhiteJA :

As it fills fine etc so the problem is with the heating element which needs replacement

KevinWhiteJA :

are you willing to replace it yourself ?

Customer:

thanks, ***** ***** some research on how to, wasn't sure if i should be looking for the heating element or thermostat, have not done work on washing machines before

Customer:

how difficult of the job is it?

KevinWhiteJA :

it usually takes around 15-20 minutes to replace the element

KevinWhiteJA :

the part will cost around £26

KevinWhiteJA :

you can buy it from here

Customer:

thanks, ***** ***** any specialist tools involved when taking machine apart pls?

KevinWhiteJA :

Please check this Video

KevinWhiteJA :

this will give you an idea on how it is done

KevinWhiteJA :

also it will give you an idea on what tools are required

KevinWhiteJA :

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Customer:

great, thanks

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