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Our MDB7100AWQ flashes the light that the troubleshooting sheet says means: "Turbidity sensor fails to find clean water" I cleaned a lot of gunk out of the screens but the code didn't change. Do turbidity sensors get clogged up?

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Yes, depending on how it is mounted, ther could be gunk in the stub of pipe or a film caused by hard water on the sensor, pull the sensor and clean.

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