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Bosch Serie 8 Front Load Washing Machines

Bosch Serie 8 Front Load Washing Machines

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Pros

Easily adjustable settings
Consistently cleans well
Quiet when spinning

Cons

Some components not hard-wearing

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    3.9 (253)
  • Value for Money
    3.6 (254)
  • Ease of Use
    4.2 (249)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.0 (239)
  • Noise Level
    4.2 (239)
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Sam S
Sam SGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
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Another great product by BOSCH

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I am very impressed with my new washing machine. After comparing features this one stood out. The water efficiency of a larger machine was very important. Another reason behind my decision was that it was manufactured and engineered in Germany as they have an excellent reputation. The pause and add or retrieve feature has been wonderful and very user friendly. It is very quiet in operation. The was washing result is very clean, follow the guide and it never disappoints. An unexpected bonus was that even though being of a larger capacity, the Bosch was smaller in external dimensions by a couple of mm and fits better into my laundry configuration. I kept the instructions handy for the first few washes but now I don’t need it.

Purchased in at E & S for $1,100.

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Sengster
SengsterSouth East Queensland, QLD
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Good for 3 years only

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Purchased in at The Good Guys for $1,077.

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Disappointing Machine - not worth the price

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Purchased in for $1,089.

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amanda.aGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC

Disappointing machine. Worse customer service.

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Happy with how effectively and efficiently the machine operated until it started displaying the E18 error message during a wash. Would happen approximately every 4 washes. Very frustrating because it requires manual draining each time it occurs. Waited a month and a half for a Bosch service technician to finally come out, only to be told that there was "some hair" blocking the filter. And that I should clean the filter out after every 2nd or 3rd wash. Absolutely ridiculous. Funnily enough just out of warranty too.

Purchased in at e&s.

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Don’t bother with Bosch

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WAW32640AU purchased December 2017. Do not bother with Bosch. We purchased a top of the line Made in Germany appliance because of the reputation and legislation requiring appliances to last. Our previous Fisher and Paykel machine lasted 25 years without one service. This Bosch has required 4 service call outs, at one of these the technician broke the machine further. The latest repair has quoted an extra $400 on top of the failed $175 repair, so 5 service call outs in 5 years….considering purchase of new machine of a different brand but one of the reasons I purchased a Bosch was to reduce environmental impact. Don’t buy into the marketing spin of machines made in Germany lasting longer, they don’t.

Purchased in at Harvey Norman Retail Stores - Electronics.

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Lee74
Lee74Melbourne
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Was ok for 4 years

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The washing machine was ok, but is now beeping to say the door is open when it is closed. Washing machines should last longer than this.
Having read the other recent reviews of this washing machine, it seems to be very common. We now have to replace the machine and have chosen a different brand.

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RJAINVIC
RJAINVICGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
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Awesome product

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All range of clothing and other items for our household. Does exactly as it should, i-Dos is awesome, you can wind back it's automatic delivery amount and still manual dose if you choose. It's a quiet machine compared to other brands we have had and it's very stable in operation. Highly recommend this machine.

Purchased in at e&s.

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Made in Germany

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The best washing machine even it's expensive. Worth the money . Quick 15mins mode or sports clothes wash for 48mins other cotton or shirt or mixed mode can use for the household of two.
Highly recommend

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PaulGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

E81 error message

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Only good when it works

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Bought years ago brand new and only worked for a couple of years until the dreaded E81 error message (I-dos drawer faulty) appeared. Managed to get it fixed due to an extended warranty and had the I-dos drawer replaced. This solved the problem for a few more years but unfortunately the E81 error message has returned with no detergent or softener being dispensed. As mentioned by others, it is a $400 part to replace and given you can get a new machine for around 1K with the same features, it is hardly worth spending the cash to fix. Whilst I can't fault Boschs' I-dos system when it works, I would definitely think again before buying another with this feature. Hopefully their newer machines are reliable because this one sure isn't.

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Andrew P.
Andrew P.Metropolitan Adelaide, SA

Died after less than 4 years. German made, Appalling. Bosch is unreliable now.

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Purchased for $999.99.

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Dan K.
Dan K.Greater Melbourne (Inner), VIC

It was going so well, until........

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Purchased in at Harvey Norman for $1,029.

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Jos
JosWide Bay-Burnett, QLD

Disappointed

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Purchased in at Harvey Norman.

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Shervin S.
Shervin S.Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
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Still a brand that delivers on the name.

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It cleans well and doesn't twist or work harshly on clothes. The power and water usage indicators actually helped us determine how to but set our cycles and the 24h delay timer let us get loads done around our lives rather than wait on them to finish in their own time. It is fairly quiet and the i-dos is such a comfort feature. Only thing to be mindful of is to wipe the water from inside the gasket after each cycle to avoid mold build up.

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Kambiz
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A good product overall

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Waters consumption good compare to older models. Machine shakes abnormally at >1200speed rotations. Satisfied overall. Value for money. Noise level needs attention, powerful machine and recommend it. Never trying use it for blankets or similar items though

Purchased for $1,000.

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D Wang
D WangMelbourne
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Just not last

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Purchased in at The Good Guys.

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Hayley Jeans
Hayley JeansGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC

Only lasts 3 years

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Tap light flashes and beeping.
Followed all the steps to resolve. My husband is a plumber and still couldn’t fix it.

We prepared hoses and measured water pressure. Very annoying and expected more from Bosh.

We have series 6 and only had for 3 years.

Avoid I will be buying LG next.

Purchased in at The Good Guys for $950.

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Questions & Answers

Chris
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Serie 8 WAW28460AU

Water is pooling at the bottom of the seal. The machine is brand new. Is there a fix to the problem? It is a Bosch series 8 WAW28460AU.

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Does this model include "prewash" in the "Cottons" programme? The manual does not specify.
Also, my towels dry very stiff and harsh, even though I use liquid detergent plus fabric softener. Any suggestions please. Thanks in advance, Ana.

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Elsbeth
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Hi can anyone advise if the Series 8 WAW28420 door opens up a full 180 degrees? TIA

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Simple answer don’t buy a Bosch

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Bosch Serie 8 Front Load Washing Machines

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Features:

  • Different models in the Bosch Serie 8 Front Loading Washing Machines have varying capacities ranging from 7.5kg to 10kg, so you can find a size right for your household.
  • A time delay function on the machine lets you set your cycle to start at a time that’s convenient for your routine.
  • It has a child lock, giving you extra peace of mind for the safety of your little ones.
  • ActiveWater Plus technology on the machine measures the size of the load and adjusts the water intake accordingly, so it uses only what it needs, helping save water and your next bill.
  • The washing machine has SpeedPerfect and EcoPerfect functions that can wash your load in either 65% less time or by using 50% less energy.

Points of praise:

  • Most reviewers found that the settings on the Bosch Serie 8 Front Loaders were easy to navigate and adjust.
  • They also said that the machine’s programs consistently cleaned all types of fabrics well.
  • According to reviewers, the machine is quiet when it spins clothes.

A point of pain:

  • Some reviewers noted that certain parts of the machine weren’t particularly hard-wearing. A few, for example, said that the rubber door seal only lasted a few years before it needed to be replaced.
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Bosch Serie 8 WAW28460AU
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Bosch Serie 8 WAW28620AU
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3.9
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CategoryFront Loading Washing MachinesFront Loading Washing MachinesFront Loading Washing MachinesFront Loading Washing Machines
Price (RRP) $1,699.00$2,249.00$1,849.00$2,899.00
Capacity8 kg9 kg9 kg10 kg
Household Size 3-4 people3-4 people3-4 people5+ people
FeaturesAuto Balancing, Door/Lid Lock (Child-proof) and Reload/Add WashAuto Balancing, Door/Lid Lock (Child-proof) and Reload/Add WashAuto Balancing, Door/Lid Lock (Child-proof) and Reload/Add WashAuto Balancing, Auto Dispense, Door/Lid Lock (Child-proof) and Reload/Add Wash
Energy Rating4 star(s)4.5 star(s)4.5 star(s)5 star(s)
Water Rating5 star(s)4.5 star(s)4.5 star(s)5 star(s)
Drum MaterialStainless SteelStainless SteelStainless SteelStainless Steel
Dimensions 848 x 598 x 590 mm848 x 598 x 590 mm848 x 598 x 590 mm848 x 598 x 590 mm
Motor TypeDirect Drive (Inverter)Direct Drive (Inverter)Direct Drive (Inverter)Direct Drive (Inverter)
Max Spin Speed 1,400 rpm1,400 rpm1,400 rpm1,600 rpm
Maximum Noise Level71 db71 db71 db74 db
Number of Wash Cycles14141414
Weight72.8 kg81.8 kg72 kg83.1 kg
Country of ManufactureGermanyGermanyGermanyGermany
StackableYesYesYesYes
Manufacturer Warranty2 year(s)2 year(s)2 year(s)2 year(s)
Colour / FinishWhiteWhiteWhiteWhite
Release date
ManualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manualDownload manual
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