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Washer does not fill with water

If i fill the machine manually with water it works well until the water is pumped out, it then refuses to re-fill with water, if i then fill machine manually it works through untill the wash ends and displays the end light on display panel

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I checked the inlet solenoid valve to make sure it was receiving power, it was. I removed the left hand side panel of the machine. The labyrinth was blocked with crud as was the float switch assy,

Cleaned them out,with boiling hot water, it now works.

Posted on Mar 21, 2009

  • cley123 Mar 21, 2009

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    If your your wife used dishwasher cleaner for the first time it sometimes causes this to happen as it sends down lumps of crud on older machines



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