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What do you do if the Miele washing machine's check drain and inlet light is on?

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The flood protection device has activated. This is caused by a leak in the machine. It can also be caused if you are not careful when checking the drain pump,water may have gone back into appliance and activated flood protection device. If this is the case Tip machine forward,water in base of appliance will run out, and appliance will work.

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SOURCE: The washing machine wont start

This indicates either a faulty inlet valve, afaulty pump or a blocked filter Regards Engineer

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SOURCE: Miele Washing Machine Code: Check drain

This means that the drain attached to the pump is clogged, remove the drain plug check fro debris and replace...you should be good to go.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Inlet blockage red light flashing

Try turning the machine on its side, undo the bottom and check that the polystyrene float (attached to a switch) is not somehow jammed. This float cuts off the water if the machine leaks internally, and produces the symptoms you describe. It's a really good machine so don't throw it away!!

If that still doesn't help then it might also be the motor brushes, which produce similar symptoms - if your machine starts to fill but then flashes and just drains again, it's almost certainly the brushes. This might be the case after you check the float problem.

Posted on Sep 21, 2009

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