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  1. I am just replacing the heating element in our Bosch Classics washing machine WVF2042GB02. However I had to snip off the red thermostat wire before removing the heating element (attached picture shows wire in situ before snipping). I'm now not sure how to re-attach except by soldering it. The flat post the wire is wrapped round seems redundant as it's not connected to anything. All other thermostats for Bosch appear to have two wires and a plastic connector. Anyone encountered this and solved the problem?
  2. Hi I'm hoping someone here can help me with my washing machine problems. I think I've put this in the wrong area but DIY repairs was greyed out. Just doing a normal wash and the RCD gets tripped and half of the house's power goes off. There was a bang from the washing machine. After emptying it and running it, inside the drum compartment there is a blue flash and RCD is tripped. After switching the power on again, a flame is seen across the back of the drum compartment. After research I removed the heating element which was covered with calcium carbonate and proceeded to clean
  3. 11 Year old Bosch washer, WAE24465gb/01replaced heating element several times over the years not using genuine part. Machine appears to be washing everything at 90degrees, I washed some towels yesterday and they were too hot to get out of the machine at the end of the cycle. I put the machine on a cold wash earlier and I could feel the heat in the water within a few minutes, I left the cycle for 10 minutes, switched the machine off and measured the temperature of the water in the drum once the door released and it was 79degrees Celsius. Seems like the element is constantly swi
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