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We have a Stoves dishwasher 450DW showing falt E4 overfilled but there is no water to be seen and no explanation how to clear the fault can you help?

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I had the same problem and emptied all the water from inside the main compartment of the dishwasher but it still showed the fault. After reading some stuff I took the dishwasher out and removed the side panel. At the very bottom of the machine was a big pool of water.

I think that when it is overfilled or the drain becomes blocked, there is an overflow that dumps some water into the base of the machine triggering a switch and shutting it down.

I cleared all the water out from the base pan and then put it all back together and that has cleared the fault and we are up and running again with clean dishes.

No need for an engineer to come out this time!!!

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