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MIELE W524 "CHECK INLET" IS ON BUT INLET IS CLEAR

Some washes complete OK, others (eg Woolens) stop after first water dose. The two inlet filters & the drain have been cleaned,(they weren't blocked). When filling the water flows in freely. On the Woolens programme there is a long pause after the first water dose then the Check Inlet light flashes continuously. Eventually the timer shows three bars and nothing else.

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We had the same problem on a Premier 500 and solved it by tilting the machine forward. Some more water ran out and the lights went off.

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If your sure the water way is clear, unplug the unit, plug it back in,
and see if the error is gone, if not, place the water lines into the tub and turn on the water to make sure water is coming into unit, if so the problem lies somewhere else.

Re-post if this didn't help, and say you did this but still have the error.
Good luck, hope it helps.

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Mains off the wall, unplug. Shut your wall faucet and disconnect your hoses coming to the machine - at the machine end. Get an old tooth brush to clear out the dirt which may be blocking your inlet valve. If possible gently pry off the fine filters to clean well. Re-insert the filters carefully and re-connect, the hoses. Things shd be okay. Otherwise you just hv to change your inlet valve.
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