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Leaking miele w149

Hi, I have a Miele W149 top loader. It starts leaking water as soon as I open the water faucet (It's outside on the balcony so I turn it off and pump it empty when I don't use it) I removed the top and left side plate. The leak seems to be somewhere behind the soap dispenser, underneat the hoses connecting the watersupply to the soap dispenser. It is not one of the hoses, and I can't really see where it is coming from. I have already cleaned and checked all filters and the soap dispenser tray & inside.

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  • Tim K Feb 18, 2012

    Also, still a small amount of water comes through the soap dispenser.

  • Tim K Feb 19, 2012

    It seems to be where the waterhose comes in, and splits into 3 smaller hoses towards the soap dispenser. Is this the pump and how do I reach it?

  • Tim K Feb 21, 2012

    Problem Solved:

    The inlet valve was leaking. The plastic cover had ruptured. I removed it, and replaced it with a 2nd hand original Miele part. Had to take almost half the machine apart to replace it though.



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