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Washing machine will not finish a programme

Possible cause Resolution
Error code or symbol displayed. If your Bosch washing machine stops partway through a programme, it will usually display an error code or symbol to indicate what fault has occurred. For more information on the most common Bosch washing machine error codes and symbols and how to resolve them click here. You can also refer to your instruction manual for further information.
The washing machine is having problems filling with water. Check that your washing machine is able to receive a cold water supply and that the cold water pipe is not kinked or blocked. For more information on how to resolve filling issues with your washing machine click here.
The washing machine is having problems emptying water. Check that your washing machine is able to drain water away and that the waste water pipe is not kinked or blocked. For more information on how to resolve draining issues with your washing machine click here.
The washing machine is overheating. If the washing machine stops a programme during the wash cycle when the water should be heated up to the programme temperature, it may have detected that the water is overheating and this is normally accompanied by the displaying of an error code. For more information on what to do if your washing machine is overheating click here.
The washing machine is not heating the water. If the washing machine stops during approximately the first 30 minutes of a programme, it may have detected that the water is not being heated up sufficiently or at all, and this is normally accompanied by the displaying of an error code. For more information on what to do if your washing machine is not heating the water click here.
The wasing machine has detected a leak. Your washing machine may abort a programme if it detects a leak as a safety precaution. For more information on how to resolve a variety of different leaks click here.
Please do not use the information above as a substitute for the information contained in your instruction manual, which provides resolutions to faults for your specific Bosch washing machine model which may not be covered in the information above.

Need further assistance?

If you have followed the information above but you're still having problems with your Bosch washing machine, please call Bosch customer service on 0344 892 8979 and our helpful customer service team will be able to assist you further. Alternatively you can email us using our online contact forms.

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