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    • SUPREME12
    • By SUPREME12 12th Jan 18, 5:19 PM
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    Bosch washer dryer WVG30461GB broken after 18m
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    • 12th Jan 18, 5:19 PM
    Bosch washer dryer WVG30461GB broken after 18m 12th Jan 18 at 5:19 PM
    Kicking myself for not sending off the warranty but tbh I always buy Bosch and nothing has ever broken before! Sod's law though my 18m old washer has broken and it's a big problem according to my techie pal. Something to do with the module control board.
    Given the brand and price I paid is it worth seeing if I can get the repair using my legal rights as opposed to having an actual warranty? Desperate I know but can't afford a major outlay just now.
    What are my options - if any?
    Many thanks
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    • shortcrust
    • By shortcrust 12th Jan 18, 5:27 PM
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    shortcrust
    • #2
    • 12th Jan 18, 5:27 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 5:27 PM
    Kicking myself for not sending off the warranty but tbh I always buy Bosch and nothing has ever broken before! Sod's law though my 18m old washer has broken and it's a big problem according to my techie pal. Something to do with the module control board.
    Given the brand and price I paid is it worth seeing if I can get the repair using my legal rights as opposed to having an actual warranty? Desperate I know but can't afford a major outlay just now.
    What are my options - if any?
    Many thanks
    Originally posted by SUPREME12
    You should expect a washing machine to last more than 18 months. I’d approach both the retailer and manufacture and push for a replacement of repair. You’ve already written half of your complaint letter to Bosch; you always buy their stuff because you expect quality. You’ve not had quality in this instance.

    With persistence, getting it sorted for free shouldn’t be a problem.
    • Debbie Savard
    • By Debbie Savard 12th Jan 18, 6:15 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 6:15 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 6:15 PM
    https://www.which.co.uk/consumer-rights/advice/what-do-i-do-if-i-have-a-faulty-product

    YOu're first letter should be to the retailer, they must be given the chance to repair the item.
    • Pilgrim85
    • By Pilgrim85 12th Jan 18, 7:52 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 7:52 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 7:52 PM
    Bosch have a 2 year guarantee and will usually honour it if you ring them and give them the model and serial number. They can tell the age from the serial number.
    It will usually be FD**** *****
    The first 2 after FD are the year of manufacture but you need to add 20 and the next 2 are the month eg FD 9602 would be made in February 2016 (96 + 20 =2016) 02 is 2cd month.
    The final five will be the number made that year.
    Model will be some thing similar to ENR - WV30461GB/05.
    All this info will be on the inner door frame.
    Good luck.
    Last edited by Pilgrim85; 12-01-2018 at 8:07 PM. Reason: Extra info
    • chrisw
    • By chrisw 12th Jan 18, 10:57 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 10:57 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 10:57 PM
    You don!!!8217;t need to have registered the warranty as long as you!!!8217;ve got some proof of the date of purchase such as the original receipt.
    • Gloomendoom
    • By Gloomendoom 13th Jan 18, 2:59 AM
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    • 13th Jan 18, 2:59 AM
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    • 13th Jan 18, 2:59 AM
    From memory, the Bosch warranty is one year. It is extended to two years if you register the product.
    Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” - Mark Twain
    • chrisw
    • By chrisw 13th Jan 18, 8:26 AM
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    • 13th Jan 18, 8:26 AM
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    • 13th Jan 18, 8:26 AM
    The Bosch standard warranty is 2 years and they !!!8216;advise!!!8217; that you register so they can make you aware of safety updates, etc. Registering doesn!!!8217;t form part of the warranty terms and conditions although it would make proof of purchase easier.
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