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Miele dishwasher pump wont stop wont fill with water

Dishwasher is about 7 yrs old taken non return valave of pump check pump runs dosnt stop so it wont fill is ther a sensor to stop the pump & start the water?

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SOURCE: Locking clamp for non-return valve

It will have to be ordered from Miele

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SOURCE: miele dishwasher red inlet light flashes

This is most probably a software glitch. I had the same issue a week ago and my dishwasher is only about 2 yrs old and only gets used on average once a fortnight.

At first I did everything as the manual shows in the troubleshooting section. The whole process takes only about 5 to 15 minutes depending on how good of a handyman you are.

When I cleaned all the parts involved (all pretty clean to start with anyway) and connect them all back, sadly the red light wouldn't go.
It looked like I was stuck with the most hated option I had left: call the dreaded technician and be prepared to depart with some hard-earned cash.

Before doing that and out of desperation, I decided to surf the net for clues, blogs, forums, etc... and on one of them I found my answer.
One blogger suggested that "if anything else fails, try the 'reset' step" which means pressing at the same time the On/Off button and the Start/Stop button. That operation put a big smile on my face (and my wife's face too) as the red light magically disappeared.

My suggestion is "first try the reset trick and if that fails try and clean the parts as the manual shows". It'll save you headaches because the reset would do the trick in 90% of cases.

I work in IT and I can understand the fact that a software malfunction would trigger the red light and not reset it.

Good luck.

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Miele G892SCB intake/drain light on.

Yes. 1 800 843 7231. follow the prompts to get to the parts department. have your model and serial number handy. They will get you the correct part. If you have any problems getting it in, or it doesnt solve your problem, repost. I will keep an eye out.

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