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My washer does the wash but not the final spin? I have a

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My washer does the wash but not the final spin?
JA: What's the make and model of your washing machine? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: I have a bosh WFK 2801/GB about 15 years old and has just broke down for the first time it washes but jumps the spin cycle so the clothes are still wet , tried it manually on setting 4 pump works but no spin?
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes I suspect the PCB
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: that is all it is doing the wash but up to the spin cycle
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: UK Appliance
Expert:  bonzaco replied 1 month ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** would you kindly let me have the make and model number of your appliance please?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Its a Bosch WFK 2801GB I recon its 20 tears old
Expert:  bonzaco replied 1 month ago.

OK first thing to do is check and see if the motor brushes have worn down. They are fitted to the motor and look like the following -- Make sure you note which way they come out by only removing one to check their length -- http://www.bosch-home.co.uk/store/product/Carbonbrush/00154740

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thanks I will check them , I work away a lot so can only do it at weekends
Expert:  bonzaco replied 1 month ago.

Thats fine Im here this weekend so come back to me when you're ready to go