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Miele dishwasher drying problem

Miele G646 plus dishwsher. On Turbothermic drying the fan appears to suffer water ingress and spits out water. When you open the door water runs out of the fan vent.

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  • lotus_2003 Apr 15, 2008

    I have problem with water ingress to Milele G7731. I have tried to check the floating sensor but I could not find it! Do you have other suggestions.

    Best regards

    Leo A

  • ChiefDJ May 26, 2008

    I have the same problem with my Miele G 848 in the last month (after 5 years).



    When the cycle is complete water will drain out the vent when the door is open - a half cup or so.



    Any solutions?



  • Touchscreen Jun 17, 2008

    We have a Meile G646 SC dishwasher which has the same problem. Again it is about 5 years old. Very annoying !

  • NIGUNDE Jul 12, 2008

    Have the same problem on a G847 SCI Plus but cannot find any solution

  • Anonymous Jul 14, 2008

    I have same problem exactly - 6 year old dishwasher. Hope the solution you posted works - I'm off to dismantle the door! Thanks

    Sue G

  • sloaneb Jul 15, 2008

    Ditto for all the below. We've taken to holding a cup under the fan/filter/whatever it is when we open the dishwasher door after a washing cycle has finished. Help!

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    I also have been having a very noisy and leaky vent. I followed the various pieces of advice and hopefully the problem will be solved.

    p.s. unscrewing the door of the dishwasher was easy - putting it all back together again was a pain.

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You need to remove the front of the door.there is a small pipe from the dryer fan to the top of the detergent dispenser. tis usualy gets blocked at the fan end. also the spout from the fan. this happens if you dont rinse loose food of the items you put in the dishwasher.

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Great advice, one build on the G646SC Plus; the 4 screws are the lower 2 screws either, on the stainless steel inside of the door

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You have the Miele problem.

This happens every year or two. Take off the outside front panel to access the hose that runs from the bottom of the fan down to the dispenser, and lets the water drain out through it to the interior. Clean out that hose as well as you can. Replace. This is a stupid problem that Miele should have a permanent fix for. Grrrr.
In fact I just did this with mine today. The hose cleans out quickly, the problem is getting the front back on. 4 hands make it easier. It slips on when you start close to vertical, then slip in in and down. For putting the screws back in, you might have to use a micro screwdriver to re-align the little clips on the door panel. (You will see what I mean when you do it!) This costs a service call ($100, give or take) to call for service. It can be done at home with no added parts. I think it applies to all Miele dishwashers, and I have now done it several times. As I said before, this is a design fault and should not be necessary!

If you have a helper to help contain the mess, you can spray water into the fan area (best is backward through the hose, but try all directions) and catch the runoff. We have done this and it catches a lot of gunk.muck and slop.

Doggone design sucks on an otherwise nice machine!!

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This post should see you sorted.

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