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BOSCH DISHWASHER Flooding

I think the little ball inside the mushroom float in the base on my Dishwasher is **** down so will not drain. The Mushroom cup moves freely and I can hear teh pump going but the water is going no where.
All pipes have been check.
Last time the guy called out it took him to minutes and 30 quid to take the float out.
ANyone know how I can remove teh Mushroom float myself. I have tried but its in there good and firm and I dont want to break it

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Removing the water level sensor it is not a difficult operation, it is held with one bolt at the base of the floater arm.

The problem is that you cannot be sure that the floater is not working unless you find out that the floater is filled with water or stuck.

There is an electronic test to verify if water level switch activated by the floating sensor is working. Instructions here: Bosch dishwasher helps.

You can find replacement water level switch , and schematics on websites below:

BSH - Bosch Customer Service

Appliance411: Repair Parts

how to mend it .com - ~~ Wiring diagram for BOSCH Dishwasher.


Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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    Ginko Feb 07, 2009

    Hi there, I will be grateful if you can explain what was inappropriate in my solution, please correct the rating given.

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