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If your Bosch washing machine shows an F17 error on the display, the time for filling the tank is exceeded.

In fact, specialists express the fault as follows. You turn on the washing machine, start the program, but do not hear the sound of water gaining.

Bosch washer error code f17 by MyApplianceRepairHouston.COM

In the models without a screen, indicators of rotation speed for 800 or 1000 and the rinsing indicator are blinking (or lit up).

Reasons and solutions for the problem by MyApplianceRepairHouston.COM

If the Bosch washing machine shows the F17 error code, the water filling interval is exceeded. Water is not collected. The fault code can be displayed both at the beginning of the washing cycle and before the rinsing mode.

Pay attention! In some Bosch washing machines, the F17 error is denoted as E17 one.

Having figured out what the error means, you need to understand how to fix it. To do this, we have to understand the reasons for the problem’s appearance:

How to fix the situation if the above-described actions do not help? Continue troubleshooting.

Fault localization

Your Bosch washing machine gives the F17 error code, water is not gained, but all filters and hoses are checked. Start to inspect the internal parts of the washing machine.

What could be the cause of the error code:

Inlet valve

Before checking the valve, turn off the water supply. Then, disconnect the device from electricity.

If after replacing the valve problem is solved and the F17 error code is removed, then the actions you have made are successful.

The pressure sensor (pressure switch)

The pressure sensor monitors the amount of water in the tank. It sends data to the control module, which starts the washing program. When the pressure switch goes out of order, it gives incorrect data or does not work at all.

How to eliminate the breakdown:

There is no use in repairing the pressure switch. So, having found a breakdown, immediately replace the part to a new one.

Control Module

The control unit gives commands to start washing, rinsing or spinning. If moisture gets the device or some voltage drop occurs, the components of the module may get damaged. Each element handles a particular part in the Bosch washing machine and gives a start signal.

To get rid of the fault, inspect the control board. To repair the contacts you need a solder. In addition, the burnt out elements need replacing. Inspect the wiring from the unit to the pressure switch and the intake valve.

In case of insulation failure, replace the damaged wire. Sometimes it may be necessary to completely change the control card.


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