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Rcd tripping My bdw5 dishwasher tripped my rcd. When I opened the door the water leak or water hose damaged light was illuminated on the control panel although my wife had prevoiusly opened the door. Now the dishwasher still trips my rcd but only when you close the door.Is the problem easily solved or should I call somebody out? Many thanks.

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