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Miele G575 slow and insufficient water fill

Machine does not fill with sufficient water to wash powder out of dispenser or pump to upper level.

Have increase timer for low presure water in the past which fixed this problem, now reoccurring.

Have also cleaned filter (very little grit present) on water inlet and checked water flow at tap.

If I add a bucket full of water to machine all works fine.

Noise from machine indicate that all is working well, that water is entering machine but not at sufficient flow rate.

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  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2008

    Yep same problem but the model before this one the G572 - just sounds like the water flow into machine is not at the usual rate and the water level is way down hardly noticable. Seems to trigger after using the Economy setting but not a 100% sure on that. Have extended the timer selector setting as you suggested so will see over the next week or so and report back!

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The unit has a double valve system, the waterproof, it could be that one of the valves is not opening fully. They can break down over time. This would mean you need a new one. This should fix the problem.
Open the door once the wash has started and check the water level. It could be that it is siphoning out half way through the wash. Make sure your drain hose is secured up properly.
If when you open the wash and there is not enough water, it is most likely the waterproof, as I stated before.
cheers.

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I read above solutions as we had the problem of no water comming in tried the easiest thing show first that is filled the bottom of the washer with water without over flowing it shut the door put it onto universal wash AWAY IT WENT A1 no serviseman cost was 2min at zero dollars we are happy jan our miele g575 is back to normal

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