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Bosch front load washer displays an e13 error code. It means that the problem is related to water draining. If after the timeout (10 minutes) the water remains in the tank and is not drained, the system gives an error. The device shows it on the scoreboard.

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The user notices the absence of spinning when it comes to taking out wet clothes from the tank. How to eliminate the problem and repair the breakdown?

What does the e13 error of Bosch front load washer mean: causes for failure and its elimination

To understand why Bosch front load washer produces the e13 error, act sequentially. Start inspecting from simple and understandable details. Follow the steps:

What to do if after cleaning all the elements the e13 error code does not reset? To solve the problem, you need to repair the breakage by yourself.

Pressure switch malfunction

How to check a pressure switch? First, remove the pressure sensor from the Bosch washer. Having connected a small tube to the attachment point, blow it through. In addition, inspect the hoses leading to the pressure switch for integrity and absence of blockages.

If the sensor is in order, contacts will work after blowing the tube. You will hear a characteristic click, which can be repeated three times. If you do not hear anything, the replacing of the pressure switch is required.

Transmission belt failure

If the Bosch washer shows the fault code and the spin does not work, the reason for it may be in the transmission belt of the engine. When the belt stretches, the transmission of turns is inefficient. As a result, the washing is normal, but there is not enough speed to spin, which causes the e13 error.

To check the condition of the belt, do the following:

  1. After disconnecting the Bosch front load washer from the electrical network, remove the back cover.
  2. Look, perhaps, the belt has jumped off the pulley, or is too worn.
  3. To install a new belt, thread it through the pulley of the motor onto the pulley of the drum.
  4. Scroll the pulley, evenly distributing the belt.

If there are no results after resetting the error and resuming the spin, go to the next step.

Drain pump breakdown

When the pump fails, the water is pumped out poorly or not at all. So, before checking the filter and the drain hose, you can start inspecting the pump.

Control unit issues

The last thing that can be assumed is the control module malfunction. If there are any problems with electronics, the rest of the washer does not receive a start signal. Thus, the device informs about the e13 error.

Each separate element on the control board handles the operation of the motor, engine, sensors and other parts. As a result of the closure, the elements can burn out. To fix the breakage, try to solder the contacts, clean the unit or perform the complete replacement of it.


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