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Need to put suction plate back together

We took out the bottom parts of our dishwasher to find out what was making such an awful noise.  The wash impeller was broken.  We've bought the piece to replace it, but now can't remember how to put everything back in place :|  Can you help??

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Hello fellow DIY'ers,
Have just had the red light drain/inlet error terror!
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Still was left with water in the bottom at the end of the wash and the red light drain/inlet error.
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- Tip the dishwasher onto its back.
- Remove the four star head screws (sometimes a small flat blade screwdriver will fit these) from the base plate.
- Remove and inspect the base plate. It won't have any water in it as you've just tipped it up. But you will see if it's wet and any staining where the water has sat. It only takes a small amount of water to activate the switch.
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In my case, the issue turned out to be a bit of plastic (part of a drinking straw) that was stuck in the pump assembly. Whenever the pump was on, this bit of plastic was getting dragged over a metal filter plate, and sounded a lot like a kid with a card clipped in the spokes of a bike.

Good news was that I didn't need to buy any parts, simply disassemble the pump housing and pull out the plastic.

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