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Bosch WFG2420GB Ready light flashing with unfinished cycle and door unlocked


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Hello, I have a Bosch WFG2420GB washing machine that stopped working during a wash, the' Ready' light started flashing and the door was unlocked. I think it was towards the end of the wash cycle on a 60 deg C cottons+linens setting. It still had all the water in the machine. When selecting and starting the drain function to get the water out of the machine it did not respond so I had to drain the water out of the machine with the drain hose under the front cover.I removed the pump cap and checked the pump for loose debris/fluff etc but did not find  much at all. The pump impeller rotates Ok, so the pump cap has been put back on.I removed the drain hose off the back of the machine and gave it a good clean but it wasn't blocked so it has been refitted. I have checked the drain pipe that the drain hose fits into and it is not blocked, so the drain hose is back in the drain pipe. Please help! What is causing the 'Ready' light to flash ?

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Hello Rab. When you say the pump impeller rotates okay, do you mean that you can physically turn it okay or that it rotates okay when the pump is supposed be running? In other words is the pump running or not?

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Hello Andy, thank you for your response. To clarify what I meant about the pump impeller is that when pump cap is removed, I can physically turn it Ok with my fingers.As I start to rotate the impeller blades, after about 90 degrees of rotation the impeller then flicks around itself to about 180 degrees.This is repeatable. Apart from this, I do not know if the pump is running or not as with the 'Ready' light flashing and the door unlocked, the machine won't operate. What do I need to do next ?

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If there is water in the drum then failure to drain may be what caused the issue, drain the water completely and then see if the pump runs on a spin cycle. If there's water in the drum and it aborted it may not resume normal behaviour until the water has gone. 

But if there isn't water in the drum and it drained out OK then a different fault is likely to have caused the issue. Unfortunately it could be too many things to be able to advise.

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