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Neff S5555 - empties water but stuck in draining mode.

I have a two year old Neff S5555 which has stopped working. Although it successfully empties out all the the waste water it does not seem to want to finish it's wash cycle - getting stuck in a constant drain (with the pump running and impeller spinning to remove water that is not there). I have switched the machine on and off, reset the programme to no avail.

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  • colin marshall May 26, 2007

    I found another posting similar to mine which suggested a flood in the bottom of the machine.

    I wasn't convinced because my feet were dry but following the advice of tipping the machine backward 45 degrees I managed to create an indoor swimming pool.

    So, the anti-flood mechanism had triggered.

    The upshot is that my immediate problem of constant draining has been solved but the underlying leak that causes the flood is still lurking.

  • al40 Sep 30, 2008

    • Same again on a 3 year old S5457, although it does work one time in 10. Bizarre.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    water does not empty, tub agitates, Is problem the selector switch or pump or other another item??



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If this machine uses an electrical-mechanical timer with cam switches, the try oiling the shaft bushings both for the timer motor and cams-the timer may be getting stuck because of dry or corroded bushings

Posted on May 26, 2007

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    kevstaa Nov 01, 2013

    My Neff S5555XOGB/70 dishwasher started getting lairy the other night. I noticed that it was on for a long time, seemed to be stuck on a pump out water function no matter what i did, i could not get it to work...had a butchers on here and seemed to be the flood switch triggered so i took it out, tipped it back and let the bisto drain out....put it all back and hey presto..its alive prob was the salt solution cap housing nut was loose.

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    kevstaa Nov 01, 2013

    oh..and thanks fixya website!!!



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