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We need to know what is inside the drain system- valves- more than one? our dishwasher keeps stopping at the end of the drain cycle just as it wants to start filling. When we clean the pump/filters and reinstall the non-return valve it works again- for perhaps one or two fill/drains cycles. Then it stops again. We cannot access the flexible hose at point where it immediatedly exits the machine, and it rises up about 6 inches before lowering to the cabinet floor- then water has to rise up about 14 inches before entering the main drain. I wonder how to check for blockage right next the dishwasher? Is this a physical problem or a sensor problem?

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Typically the machine only uses 5-6 quarts of water, If you're floor is getting 1 or 2 quarts check for a loosly connected intake or drain hose. I've never seen any overflow drain on a Miele. It only fills the bottom of the tub. The machine uses a logic program that continuously checks the level of fill and drain by water pressure weight so it always runs with proper amount, even if your intake pressure is weak. Now, If you add too much soap then the bubbles can carry a few ounces over a worn door seal. If the seal is damaged then more spray arm water can run down the front of the machine into the float pan. But after it gets less than a pint of water the drain float will start thr drain pump and shut-off the machine controls and alert you. It won't let you run the machine until the water ( and the problem) is gone. Call Miele for help.

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