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Water left behind drain plug at end of run

Our Miele plus 6 washingmachine has over 1 litre of water still in the drain plug each time its used. Coin, hair grip and collar straighteners removed but it theris still water behind the drain plug at the end of a run. Is this normal or is there a blockage elsewhere beyond the impeller?
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