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My Miele washer W4800 is rinsing out gravel and sediment . I have a lint trap on the drain and its a fairly large amount.

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What does this have to do with the washer, not sure what you are asking here, please elaborate on the problem you perceive to have??

Posted on May 19, 2017

Testimonial: "Recently I noticed what I believed to be some sort of sediment coming out of the rinse water, which I assumed had to do with the recent road work thats being done in my neighborhood. I figured rock somehow got in the water line, however, after having the water company come to my house and inspect they said absolutely not. They believe there is something breaking down in the washer itself. At this point my washer is completely broken as there is so much gravel stuck in washer the barrel no longer turns. Miele claims they never heard of it and the the water company also claims they have never heard of this."

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    yadayada May 19, 2017

    Gravel doesn't magically appear in the washer, it has to be coming in from the water supply. I agree the washer is not the source. When you run a bath do you see dirt in the water. And of course no one will admit anything, that really surprises you?

  • Deb Pileggi
    Deb Pileggi May 22, 2017

    So it turns out the gravel I spoke of is actually ground aluminum from a broken spider in machine. Appliance Doctor said it will cost about $13,00 to fix.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 22, 2017

    Wow $ 1,300 to fix?

  • Deb Pileggi
    Deb Pileggi May 22, 2017

    Yep, labor and parts. Needless to say, Im buying a new machine!



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