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Miele dishwasher - steel pin pushed in and lost

There is a metal pin of some sort, about the size of a pinky finger, at the bottom of the dishwasher. I mistakenly pushed it in. How can I extract it and position it correctly? I am not sure what function it server, but since it has a water-tight gasket around it I don't want to turn the dishwasher on until I fix this.

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You found the temperature sensor. It's not a reset button. You will need to take off the toe-kick and possibly the bottom plate of the dishwasher to re-insert it. Do not run the DW until you fix this - it will leak and trip the float switch.

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The pin is a sensor, probably a heat sensor. I took off the front of the dishwasher, and removed the aluminum plate to get access to the electronics. I was able to find the errant pin and with a bit of grease, re-insert it.

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Lay on back ,remove bottom cover and re-install pin with seal

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