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I HAVE A BOSCH OVEN THAT HAS STOPPED WORKING WITH ERROR CODE

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I HAVE A BOSCH OVEN THAT HAS STOPPED WORKING WITH ERROR CODE E106. THE LOCKING MECHANISM IS CONSTANTLY MOVING BACK AND FORTH AS LONG AS THE OVEN IS SWITCHED ON. I HAVE TRIED REPLACING THE LOCK MECH MOTOR BUT THAT HAS NOT SOLVED THE PROBLEM
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Bosch model is HBA63A250B/01
Expert:  JamesI replied 7 months ago.

Hi as you have identified the E106 error relates to the door lock mechanism and sensor.

1. Locking hook blocked Check bar and bar receiver for blockage

2. Check the plug and socket connection for corrosion\being lose.

3. Failure in wiring check wiring and continuity.

4. Micro switch is in correct position on frame

6. Micro switch is not short\open circuit

On the right side of the door recess there should be a locking bar that comes out. This bar may well be stuck, causing the problem.

It's the most common cause of the error code. The machine is detecting it's in the wrong position.

Out of all the items I think the most likely fault is the micro switch, which is just a case of testing the continuity as you manually activate it.

James

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Hi James, thank you for your suggestion but that wasn't the problem. I swapped out the microswitch and the fault was still there. By a process of swapping out various parts i have located the fault as the control module PCB and have ordered a new one to replace it.
Hugh Macken
Expert:  JamesI replied 7 months ago.

No problem Hugh, its often a case of trial and error.

Glad you have identified the fault.

James

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