This step-by-step washer repair guide will show you how to repair the drain pump of the top-loading Bosch washer. The first step is to check the washer’s drain for any obstructions. Then, examine the drain hose and determine the presence of an issue with the. If the drain and drain hose are clear, replace the drain pump with a manufacturer-approved washer part if the pump runs but doesn’t pump out the water, or if it doesn’t run at all because the motor no longer works.
Replacing the Bosch drain pump in top load washer
Shut off power and water: Disconnect the power cord to the outlet on the wall. Shut off the water supply valves to the washer. Wear protective gloves to protect your hands. Help someone move the Bosch washer away from the wall.
Remove the hoses: Mark which fill hose goes to which connector. Utilizing channel lock pliers, gently loosen and take off the fill hoses. There is a chance for water to leak out. The drain hose should be removed from the standpipe that is in the front of the washer. Expect some water to spill out.
Place the washer in a safe place on its front side: Then move the Bosch washer to a place that you can work in it. Lay cardboard or towels in front of the washer to avoid scratching the front of the Bosch washer. Be sure to move the Bosch washer to the side and place it on its front side so it is possible to reach the drain pump at the bottom of the washer.
Remove the drain pump: Use pliers to release the spring clamp on the drain hose. The drain hose should be removed from the drain pump. Remove the cover that covers the plug for wire harness on the drain pump. The wire harness plug is pulled out of the receptacle that is on the drain pump. Remove the 3 bolts that secure the drain pump to the bottom of the washer tub. Take the pump out and place it in a container to be disposed of.
Installing the new drain pump: Position the new drain pump on the side of the Bosch washer and secure it using three bolts. The wire harness should be connected to the outlet on the new pump. Cover the wire harness connector. Place the drain hose on the drain pump outlet. Join the spring clamp and secure it.
Set the washer sideways: The washer should be moved as close to the fill hoses as possible so that they can be reconnected.
Reinstall the fill hoses to thread the fill hoses onto the connections on the back of the Bosch washer: Make use of a pair of channel lock pliers to secure the connections.
Restore water and power by activating the valves for water supply: Tighten the connection if you notice a tiny leak. Connect the outlet to the washer. Restore the Bosch washer in its original location. While replacing the Bosch drain pumps in top-load washers isn’t easy the process is easy for anyone with the appropriate tools.
The procedure involves disconnecting the water and power supply, accessing the pump and setting up the new one. Make sure to disconnect your Bosch washer before attempting any repairs. If there are any issues, consult the manual or speak to a professional. You can fix your Bosch washer to work again with a bit of patience and a bit of time. Check the washer for leaks after you’ve replaced the drain pump.