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Bosch dishwasher problem

I had a blockage in the waste pipe from my kitchen sink and used a plunger to move the waste along (which worked OK). However, I think that this forced waste water back into my dishwasher. Now the machine will not go into its normal programme. In fact, when I open the door, the waste pump continues to run. The waste water still gets emptied but the machine just won't start filling and working normally. Appreciate any advice.

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Re: Bosch dishwasher problem

Remove the kick plate below the door. youll see a white tray behind the kick plate. theres water in the tray thats activating a overflow switch. with a towel or 2 remove as much water from tray as possible. this will solve problem

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