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Our by the leaver washing machine door wou;ld not open at

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Our by the leaver washing machine door wou;ld not open at the end of a wash. I opened it by releasing it using the leaver at the base. Now the display always shows 'End' and no program will load. Can you help?
JA: Is your washer top or front loading? How old is it?
Customer: Front loader. 3 years It is a Bosch series 4.
JA: How long has this been going on with your Bosch washer? What have you tried so far?
Customer: A couple of days. I have tried the normal method and have turned the power off and on.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: D'ont think so


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Please provide its complete model number (from the label/rating plate inside the door)

Please DO NOT ACCEPT the PHONE CALL request.

That is auto generated and not sent by me.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have sent the model number

Thanks for that.

Do you also see a KEY symbol or just END ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Key symbol as well but the door does not now lock

OK and have you already cleaned the drain pump filter when you opened the door by pulling the lever ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have not cleaned the filter

OK, please unplug it and remove the drain pump filter.

Clean it completely and ensure it is not clogged.

Then plug it back and if you see KEY symbol press and hold the RPM and FINISHED in buttons at the same time for approx. 5 seconds to unlock the control.

Then try it on any program and let me know how it goes.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to ask!


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How do you open the filter?

You turn it anti clockwise to open it and pull it out.

You may use pliers as well if it is stuck.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It worked!

Glad it is sorted :)

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

You are very welcome.