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Soak/prewash led flashing after about 10 seconds...

About 10 seconds after switching on the soak/prewash led starts flashing fast and the drain pump comes on...

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It is a pressure sensor fault, call in an expert to fix, these machines are far too complex for anyone else to repair Good luck

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