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I have a miele g892sc and the drain/intake light flashed and the machine won't turn on

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    Thanks for the info. What is CLR?

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I had the same problem and I was able to fix it by trying to reset the machine. You push the on/off button for 5 seconds to reset and then disconnect the machine. I also check the drain for clogs. I found that the problem is with the water sensor on the drain. it is telling the controller that there is water in the drain so the impellers keep turning to flush the system. I pour CLR solution into the drain and let it sit for a few hour and then plug in the machine. It is working fine now.

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What is CLR

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  • ehsantalim1 Jun 07, 2009

    Yes ,I do not know this abridgment



  • ehsantalim1 Jun 07, 2009

    let me try it

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CLR = Calcium-Lime-Rust remover --

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The intake/drain lite is lit on my Miele g892sc dishwasher. the unit will not operate in this mode.


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