The error code is displayed as a digital code, exactly as you will see below with little variation on most models.
Since the fault codes for these Bosch freezers for the general public's use they may not offer a lot of help in many cases. For the service engineer they give a steer in the right direction but, that's about it really. Beyond the general meanings it is down to investigation and proper fault diagnosis.
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The codes are, from the UK Whitegoods Fault Code Guide are as below.
These fault codes are written for appliance repairers and not for the general public by Bosch and they assume a certain level of competence and in some cases specific training on the part of the user in diagnostic routines. We have added some notes to try to assist you in determining the nature of the fault you have but, you will still need to investigate each failure on its own merits. For more help and advice on fault finding on refrigeration please refer to our basic refrigeration fault finding guide from this link before you begin.
Further help on how frost free refrigeration works can be found in this article.
|Flashes on fridge display - Temperature sensor malfunction|
The fridge will operate on ten minutes on, ten minutes off is this error code is displayed.
|Flashes on the freezer display - Temperature sensor malfunction|
If this error code is displayed the compressor will run continuously and the error relates to the freezer air sensor.
The Freezer evaporator sensor controls the fridge freezer defrost cycle which runs for eighteen minutes once in every twenty four hour period.
Please check that any Bosch spares recommended are suitable for use on your particular model and serial number. If you are unsure about the suitability of any spare part please ask to ensure that you get the correct spares for your fridge freezer. Please, don't guess or assume as spares can be altered on a production run with the same model number having several different alternative components used.
If you need to order any Bosch spares please be able to give us the ENR or GB number (preferably both) from the rating plate of the fridge freezer, do not trust that the numbers on any literature such as user guides will be correct as they often aren't.
Should you need more help and guidance please use the links from this article as most of them will help you to understand your Bosch fridge freezer a lot better and probably very much help you in diagnosing the fault you have. Of course there are many other articles on the site that will also help you do this.
In addition you can post in our help and advice forums after registering but please do pay heed to the information below before doing so and read the guides, they are there to help you.
You must understand certain things before you begin or attempt any repairs on your own and we want to make these points very, very clear to anyone that decides to investigate one of these or any other washing machines:
Please do note that manufacturers can and do change fault codes without notice and we cannot guarantee that these error codes will apply to your particular model as all codes apply to a wide range of appliances and not normally any one specific model. To determine if these fault codes do apply to your particular Bosch fridge freezer model please post a request to confirm this in the forums.