My Bosch will fill with water, but makes a loud noise the whole time, it kind of sounds like a can opener. There is no water pressure to the top arm, and the side hose that is supposed to send water out doesn't get any either. It runs the whole wash, but soap sits at bottom, and dish only get wet from steam. Is this the circulatory pump? If so, how does the repair kit work? Or is it an easier/cheaper fix? Thanks!
ANSWER Hello Alexander,
You need to remove the bottom rack and the filter assemblies. Down inside the top of the pump assembly is a plastic cover held in place by a single torx head screw. I don't remember the size exactly from memory, but i believe it's a T-10 or T-15. Remove this cover with a pair of needle nosed pliers. It will pull straight out once the screw is removed. Now use a wet-vac to clean it out. If you listen closely when doing this, if a foreign item is in there, you can hear it go in the wet-vac.Once all of the water and debris is removed, use a flashlight and inspect the impeller. It should sit up square on the motor shaft. I always spin it with my finger. If you feel the magnetic field from the motor windings, the impeller is fine. If it spins freely and flops around you will have to replace the circulation pump motor.
Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com | Wednesday, August 29, 2012