BOSCH WASHING MACHINES PROBLEMS
Information about the problems and breakdowns of Bosch washing machines that were reported from 2011 to 2020.
Common problems: explosion, fire, gas odor, mold, sparks.
Faulty modules: control board, door, gasket.
10 issues reported
Consumer reported black mold forming on the washer door seal. Consumer believe that the product, as designed, is not functional and also creates a health hazard.
When consumer was putting on load to wash, as she shut lid & set cycle, she heard loud noise & noticed sparks coming from circuit board of it & unit completely shut down.
consumer stated that after the washer was installed she started experiencing problems. The unit would not spin properly. consumer stated that the washer while in spin cycle would project pieces of plastic. There is a crack in the corner of the door opening.
Consumer has been experiencing problems with front load washer after installation. Washer develops mold after each wash, which damaged front gasket, because it cannot be removed. He tried several mold removal kits but nothing worked.
Consumer stated that mold collects in the rubber gasket around the washer door. The consumer stated that there is a strong odor that poses health hazards. The consumer is not able to breathe well as she also suffers from COPD.
Consumer stated that washer, while it was in its final spin cycle, exploded. She reported that glass from door of washer shattered & shredded clothing. Incident caused drum to be damaged as well. She was able to cancel operation by using control panel.
The consumer reported about mold problem with her front loading washer.
Bosch Axxis WAS20160UC
Consumer's front loading washing machine developed mold. Consumer cleaned the areas, but mold persisted. Consumer suffers from stuffiness and itching - this has been going on for years.
Bosch Nexxt DLX
The consumer stated that about 10 mins after putting a load of laundry in the washing machine, all fire alarms in the house went off. There were 3 foot flames coming out of the electrical panel on the top right corner of the machine. They put the flames but the fire reignited
Bosch Nexxt 500 Series WFMC3301UC
Consumer has a front loading washing machine and express concerns of mold developing inside the washer even after proper cleaning and maintenance.
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