Bosch dryer error codes

Is your Bosch dryer not working properly? One of the ways to save time and money on the appliance repairs is to try and fix it on your own. Check the dryer for an error code. It can either be shown on the display or by the flashing lights. If you see it, you’re half way through! Now consult the list below for the possible solutions.
The repair advice was provided by the Bosch brand itself. The Robert Bosch GmbH is a German company with more than 140 years of history.

Bosch WVD24520GB dryer error codes

Text in display field and signal emittedPossible cause Remedial action
F:16Door not closed properly.Check whether laundry is trapped in door; Close the washer-dryer door.
F:17Tap not turned on.Turn the tap on.
Inlet hose kinked or pinched.Eliminate cause.
Filter blocked in water inlet hose.Clean filter
Water pressure too low.Eliminate cause.
F:18Loose debris is blocking the pump.Clean the pump
Drainage pipe and/or drainage hose blocked.Clean drainage pipe and/or drainage hose.
There is too much residual water in the drum when drying.Stop the drying programmer, select the “Spin @ “ programme before drying.

Bosch Vision 300 Series WFVC3300 dryer error codes

FaultPossible causeAction
Water does not enter the machine or detergent is not washed away. Indicator light “spin” is lit and display is flashing “E:ir or “E:12”.Water faucet not turned on.Turn on water faucet. Cycle continues.
Supply hose kinked or pinched.Eliminate the cause.
Strainers in supply hose clogged.Clean the water inlet strainers.
Aquastop® Hose safety feature activated.Check for safety indicator. If red, replace hose.
Aquastop® is triggeredClose water faucet and investigate leak.
Water pressure too low.Eliminate the cause.
Washing solution has not drained completely. Indicator light “rinse” is lit and display is flashing “E:13” with no water remaining in the drumSudsUse less detergent for future wash loads. Detergents specifically designed for your High Efficiency washer produce fewer suds and will include the letters “HE” on the packaging.
Pump is blockedClean the water drainage pipe and/or drain hose.

Bosch Vision 300 dryer error codes

ProblemPossible causeRemedial action
Cycle has been interrupted. A warning signal is emitted and the display shows “CLn”.Lint filter dirty.Clean the lint filter. Switch the dryer off/switch on again. If this does not clear the error code, call Customer Service (pg. 33).
Cycle has been interrupted. A warning signal is emitted and the display shows “E:12".Exhaust air duct is blocked or too long.Clean exhaust air duct. Reduce exhaust air duct to maximum length. Switch the dryer off/switch on again.
Fault in program sequence or malfunction.Switch off dryer, leave to cool down for 30 min, switch on again. Restart program.
The room/cabinet is not adequately ventilated.Provide an adequate supply of fresh air. Switch off/switch on again.
Degree of drying has not been reached or the drying time is too long.Moisture sensor dirty.Clean moisture sensor. Switch the dryer off/switch on again.
Display may indicate UE:03".Exhaust air duct is blocked or is too long.Clean exhaust air duct. Reduce exhaust air duct to maximum length. Switch the dryer off/switch on again.
Lint filter dirty.Clean filter. Switch the dryer off/switch on again.
Laundry was too wet.Spin laundry at higher speed in the washing machine. Switch the dryer off/switch on again.
Unsuitable program selected.Select program with aid of the program selection table. Switch the dryer off/switch on again.
Maximum drying time was exceeded.Clean lint filter. Check exhaust air duct. Spin laundry at a higher speed in your washer.
Motor limit temperature was exceeded.Switch off dryer, leave to cool down for 30 min. Switch on again. Start program.
Degree of dryness not correctly set.800 Series, Change settings for degree of dryness