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Dishwasher dms500tr, F3 keeps coming up. What is it and how can I fix the issue?

What is F3 and how do I fix it?

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It is a drain line error.
what happened to your drain setting did anything change, does it drain to the disposal?
Do you have a new disposal?

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If the machine has stopped and still has water in it, the drain pump is jammed. The pump is situated under the machine on the right hand side and can be accessed if you tilt the machine back against a wall. Try turning the motor fan by hand. Sometimes it will clear any foreign matter caught in the pump. If still jammed, remove pump by switching the machine off at the wall and pulling out the plug. Remove the wiring harness from the pump and turn it clockwise while releasing the white plastic clip which holds it in place and keeps it from turning on its own.

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