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Smeg dishwasher EN50242

Drainage blocked - have remove all the filters but still water not draining out.

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Have a Smeg STX-45 dishwasher. After washing the utensils, machine is not able to drain the water. Can you please tell me what could be the problem. Is there any switch I need to press for the same or something else. I have used the machine for the first time.

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Re: Smeg dishwasher EN50242

Does the pump actually work electrically, test for open circuit

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