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Hotpoint built in dishwasher

My dishwasher will not drain. it will run the full cycle but be full of water at the end.

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I just had the same problem with a Hotpoint 7810 plus , its been going strong for 20 years and its seems a shame to replace with a machine designed with 3-5 year obselesence. In my case the drain pump was blocked with small fragments of what looked like plastic but could have been limescale. Tools needed:-8mm Socket and nut runner(socket-screwdriver adapter) . ensure machine is empty but some water will be still in the salt dispenser so lay down towels/heavy blankets. Turn machine over onto front face, rotate through 90deg to place on its side, remove the base front panel 2 small pk screws gets access to drain pump area, unclip drain hose and pull off pipe from drain pump, unscrew 2 mounting screws holding drainpump , pull drain pump off of base unit, reove earth and to other power connectors (make a note of what connections go where. check to see if impellor can rotate or for obvious blockages. You can get a replacement drain pump for about £25-35 if it not a simple case of unblocking.

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Re: hotpoint built in dishwasher

Check your air gap on your kitchen sink. If equipped, you will most likely find it clogged. Pull off the metal cap, then unscrew the white or clear cap. You should find your clog there. Replace both caps and remember to pre-rinse the dishes better before loading.

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