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Miele Dishwasher intake/drain light is on; washer won't run;have cleared drain and intake filters

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check drain pump is not blocked if so clean out

Posted on Mar 15, 2008

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I have (had) the exact same problem with my Miele. Here is what (appears) to have fixed it:

1) Disconnect the inflow line at the water source. Its the connection that looks like a garden hose. Use a screw driver to remove the washer inside, the pull out the little filter with needle nose pliers. My was clogger with particles from the washer. Clean with soap and a tooth brush.

2) Disconnect the outflow line at the garbage disposal. My was moderately clogged with food (Note: my son overfilled the garbage disposal before running. It may have backed up).

This worked for now at least. Remeber, as irritating as red lights can be, it prevents the motors and pumps from burning out when you have clogged plumbing.

Kerry

Posted on May 22, 2008

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WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOUR WASHING MACHINE
http://www.repairclinic.com/0088_11_1.asp

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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SOURCE: miele incognito not draining

at the bottom left corner their is a manual draining system maybe you need to use that with a bucket.
thats all i can think of unless it still has warranty just trade it in.

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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There is a float switch in a pan under the machine. This pan is probably full and the float switch is causing the Intake & Drain fault signal. You can lean the machine over to towards the front to partially drain the pan. Put a towel down to catch the water. When you put the machine level again the fault lights should be out. The real question is where did the water come from. You can easily remove the top (4 screws, 1 on each side behind the little plastic caps and 1 on each side of the back. Torx heads) and look down inside while you start the cycle. Look for leaks.
Good Luck,
Dan

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

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