14Bosch Serie 6 Front Load Washing Machines

Bosch Serie 6 Front Load Washing Machines

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14Bosch Serie 6 Front Load Washing Machines
3.2

136 reviews

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Build Quality
3.4
Value for Money
2.9
Ease of Use
3.5
Cleaning & Maintenance
3.4
Noise Level
3.8

Reviews

136 reviews
Jocelyn K.
Jocelyn K.Sydney, NSW6 posts
  WAP24261AU

Bad post sale customer service

Got E36 message after one month. Okay, manufacturing mistakes happen. Unfortunately I was told I would need to wait 5-8 days for a service call, and that was thought acceptable. You can't fob this off on Bosch. As the seller you have equal responsibility at law.
Barry M.
Barry M.3 posts
  Serie 6 Front Load Washing Machines

Bad Appliance

WVG30461GB Error an E-36 door locking mechanism fault, technician replaced locking module to discover main PCB failed. Failed 1 year out of warranty. Quoted $800 for repairs then told parts no longer available as UK model. Appliance junked and dumped at tte local tip. Show details
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Christian
Christian4 posts
  WAT24220AU

In the top 3 washing machine

Very well built, very quiet and do a superb wash! Show details ·  1
Fiona t
Fiona t2 posts
  WAP24261AU

Washes ok but they only last a few years. Invest elsewhere

This is the second of these machines we have had.
Both have died within 4-5 years.

Moving on from Bosch now.

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Milo
MiloGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC6 posts
  WAP28482AU

My first Bosch front loader and not my last!

My third front loader and my first Bosch - and I love it. Easy to use. Programs cover all fabrics with reduced power and water usage - great on the hip pocket. Really good spin cycles so minimal drying time. Operates very quietly even on a fast spin. Gentle on the most delicate fabrics but a good clean wash. Would buy this machine again. Show details ·  1
Kezza
KezzaSydney, NSW2 posts
  Serie 6 Front Load Washing Machines

I love this front loader

This washer has so many wash cycles its hard to pick my favourite. I saves money & water which is great on the budget. It fits big loads comfortably. It has a beep which tells you when your washing is done. It has short to long wash cycles. Show details ·  1
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The Good Doctor
The Good DoctorPerth, WA4 posts
  WAU28490AU

Buy something else

We purchased new in April 2020. It died Nov 2023. Paid a repair guy to come and have a look and he diagnosed the fault as a main PCB (control board). Quoted $700 to repair.
I expected more from a "quality" brand name like Bosch. Won't be purchasing Bosch products in the future. Show details
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Me G.
Me G.South West, WA30 posts
  WAP28482AU

Sheets always have streaks of stuff

Pretty disappointed
Nothing stops it holding water in the glass and rubber, thus it gets manly.
Rubbish machine Show details
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Jaydyn
JaydynNew South Wales
  WAU28490AU
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notworthacent
notworthacentAU2 posts
  Serie 6 Front Load Washing Machines

Worst product and service

Had washing machine for 9 months. Leaking water, contacted Bosch to obtain warranty and was advised it is not covered in warranty even tho I have another 12 months remaining. Worst service. Happy to take your money but not happy to fix warranty issues. Will never purchase another Bosch product.
I paid $370 out of pocket to have the warranty issue fixed they refused to be responsible for. Do not bother buying warranty as they do not warrant the product. Show details
Adam C.
Adam C.Sydney, NSW3 posts
  WAT24220AU
Pixel
PixelWide Bay-Burnett, QLD10 posts
  Verified WAU28490AU
Vicky I.
Vicky I.2 posts
  Serie 6 Front Load Washing Machines

Worst service ever

Our Bosch series 6 idose started leaking from the bottom. We had the technician around and he told us, hole in drum, don't use it.
3 months it took to get a replacement drum which arrived, damaged. So they ordered another from overseas. When that arrived we eventually got a call to say our machine would be fixed.
The technician would not let anyone near him when he was working on the machine. Nor would he show us the drum. Very suspect. Wonder if it was actually a hole in the first place.
Love our machine but this took over 3 months to get fixed. Not good enough. We're near retirement and don't wish to pay another $1800 for a machine. Show details
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Needhi J.
Needhi J.Central Highlands and Goldfields, VIC
  Serie 6 Front Load Washing Machines

Great machine with lot of flexibility and quiet

Has lot of flexibility in terms of spin cycle and temperature, stains, etc. There are preset modes you can use, but I like to adjust further based on the load I am working with, which was difficult in my older machine from a different company. Love this machine, so well made, very quiet, and clothes come out pretty dry, which is less time drying. LOOOVE IT!!
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Dave
DaveMudgee10 posts
  WAT24220AU

A good machine

Bought for $580 about 4 years ago. Average use is 3 times a week. My particular model was made in India but no issues. If you follow instructions and level the machine properly there is no shaking. Same noise level as a top loader. The eco silence drive is not really silent like a fisher-pyckle which you have look at to see if it's actually on, but you get what you pay for. Only thing to keep in mind is that the rubber lining inside holds water at the bottom between the fold and can go mouldly, easily fixed by a bit of bleach and wiping it after each use. Good value. Show details
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Questions & Answers

Cheryl J.
Cheryl J. · Serie 6 Front Load Washing Machines

hi
I accidentally touched the timer , I've managed to get it to 11 hours. can't reset it , also can't get it to start . would love to turn this back to normal

Greg
Greg · Serie 6 WAU28490AU

Hi , has any one had an issue with the boot seal , ours is missing a 10ml chunk out of it and is now leaking . (Front ) The machine is only 3 years old .
We've had Bosch for 20 years , never had an issue .
Cost to repair ...approx $300 .

Milo
Milo  

sorry - not a problem I've experienced

Sabrina Y.
Sabrina Y. · Serie 6 WAU28490AU

For the Cottons + Prewash setting I can't find the following information. What I'd like to know is:
- Does the washing machine do a full rinse/spin before the main wash?
- Does it at least remove the soiled water from the Prewash before the main wash?
- How long is the Prewash cycle in minutes (in fast, eco and mixed modes)?

I would like to clean some cloth nappies in the machine using the Prewash function instead of having to run the machine twice (i.e. doing a manual Prewash).

Details

Features

Washing programs

  • Standard washing programs include Cottons, Cotton Eco, Whites and Colours, Easy care, Delicate/Silk, and Wool hand wash.
  • The following programs unique to this model are also included: AllergyPlus/Hygienic, Automatic, Drum Clean, Jeans/Dark Wash, Shirts/Blouses, Mixed Load, Sportswear, Rinse/Spin and Super 15/30.
  • The Super 15/30 program is great for a quick wash - it takes 15 minutes to wash up to 2kg of a lightly soiled load, or 30 minutes for up to 3.5 kg of washing.
  • An Auto Program means the machine uses sensors to automatically detect, and adjust, the levels of water and detergent according to the fabric type.
  • An AllergyPlus program keeps clothes hygienic by choosing the right settings and programs to minimise germs, dust mites, pollen particles, and animal fur.
  • A SpeedPerfect setting lets you combine a speedy setting with most other settings - such as the Mixed Load setting. For example, using SpeedPerfect you're able to wash 4kg of mix load clothing in 46 minutes.

Other features

  • Touch control option settings include: A child safety control lock, Easy Iron, i-DOS - automatic dosing of liquid detergent and fabric softener, a Favourites program, Prewash for stained or heavily stained clothes, Rinse Stop, extra rinse, soaking, a manually adjustable spin speed, Reload function (lets you add a piece of clothing after the cycle has begun), delayed start, manually adjustable temperature, a self-cleaning detergent drawer, and a Drum Clean reminder.
  • This Bosch Serie 6 front loader washer has a 5-star energy rating and a water efficiency rating of 5 stars.
  • The maximum spin speed is 1, 400rpm. There are variable spin speed options, and there’s also an option to skip spinning altogether.
  • The noise level during a washing cycle is 48dB(A), and during spinning this level is equivalent to 72dB(A). Anti-Vibration Side Panels help to reduce noise and vibration levels.
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CategoryFront Loading Washing MachinesFront Loading Washing MachinesFront Loading Washing MachinesFront Loading Washing Machines
Price (RRP) $1,799$1,399$1,899
Capacity8 kg8 kg
Household Size 3-4 people3-4 people
FeaturesAuto Balancing, Auto Dispense, Door/Lid Lock (Child-proof) and Reload/Add WashAuto Balancing and Door/Lid Lock (Child-proof)
Energy Rating5 star(s)4 star(s)
Water Rating5 star(s)4.5 star(s)
Drum MaterialStainless SteelPlastic
Dimensions 848 x 598 x 590 mm mm848 x 598 x 590 mm
Max Spin Speed 1,400 rpm1,200 rpm
Maximum Noise Level72 db74 db
Number of Wash Cycles14
Weight72 kg71 kg
Country of ManufactureTurkeyGermany
StackableYes
Manufacturer Warranty10 year(s)2 year(s)2 year(s)
Colour / FinishWhiteWhite
Release date
Replaced byBosch Home Appliances Serie 4 WAK24160AU
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