Question about Miele Dishwashers
My 5 yr old Miele has just started to leave suds in the bottom of the machine when wash is completely finished. What can I do?
There are a couple of reasons why this may happen. You may have accidentally purchased top loader powder instead of front loader powder. Have a look on the side of the box as this is an easy mistake to make which causes excessive suds.
Secondly you may be over filling the dispenser tray. You don't need to put anymore than about 1/3 of a scoop of detergent in despite what the manufacturer suggests on the box. They just want you to use more so you purchase more.
Try flushing out the machine by doing a few empty cycles with no clothes or detergent on 95c with a cup of white vinegar in the detergent dispenser when it goes to fill with water. I recommend you doing this every month anyway to clean out the drum and kill off any bacteria so the door seal doesn't create mould.
Hope this helps.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You need to use something to siphon the detergent out of the dispenser. I have plastic syringes for this type of purpose. You don't use the needle attachment.
If you cannot fit the syringe into the opening, then you may try to use clear plastic tubing to syphon out the detergent.
Once the flow of detergent stops, you should then use warm water to rinse the residue. If you have the syringe, you could use it to force water into the dispenser.
This may take a little time, but it is better than trying to disassemble stuff!
Posted on Jan 10, 2008
Check disposer plug. If a garbage disposer has been recently installed, it is possible the disposer drain plug was not removed. The drain plug is a plastic piece in the disposer that blocks the hole where the dishwasher hose connects. Also check the hose connected to the disposal. Mine apparently had a kink in it. When I straightened the hose the dishwasher drained at full speed (I recently had a plumber re-route a hot waterline. He must has bent the hose). Hope this helps. If not go to the GE website. That's where I found my answer.
Posted on Sep 29, 2008
pump maybe on it's way out, though i doubt it, is the washing machine on the same drain out? if so you may have back wash, another could be lengh of drain hose, i had the same problem with my miele dishwasher because of the position in the kitchen i doubled up the drain hose and though it pumped out fine, with the volume of water left in the hose it came back in untill i repositioned the drain hose so it could't run back, hope this helps.
Posted on Aug 05, 2009
had something jamming pump impeller which prevented machine pumping water out. The motor is connected by a bayonet fitting to the pumpand is easy to get at and clear obstruction.
Posted on Dec 20, 2009
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Suds left in the bottom of the
dishwasher tub would indicate:
Using too much detergent, using
wrong kind of detergent, rinse agent is dripping into the tub and mixing with
the wash water.
If all of the lights on the control
panel flash in sequence, this means the machine has detected an overfill.Or you
have a door lock switch problem.
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