Just had the same problem, after Much patience and persistence I found the blockage at the y piece that joins the pump to the outlet hose air trap towards the top of the machine LHS with the top and cover off.
It was clogged solid therefore no back pressure on the top little ball valve (between the air trap and the outlet) therefore no seal therefore norain therefore a drain-fault that persists regardless of a cleaned pump filter.
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Seems that the inlet valve or water flow is low , check the inlet flow or check for clogged filter. Also check the lint filter and the cache filter. remove and clean drain pump. This must solve the issue.
I have the same problem, i have cleaned the filter area and there was a plastic sweet wrapper in there also. However, I have put the machine back on an express cycle ans still have the error message coming up?? Drain Fault! I then tried to spin and the spin cycle wasn't working eithet. Whilst the machine was still on i patially undone the filter cap and removed a full tray of water, it then began to spin. What could yhe problem be?
if your washing machine drains into a spigot in the u bend under your sink you will probably find a blockage here. you need to remove the drain hose and have a look in the hole.
if not when you remove the fluff filter have a look in the hole and make sure the drain pump turns freely. you can also run a drain spin cycle with the fluff filter removed and make sure the drain pump is working.
There is a float switch in a pan under the machine. This pan is probably full and the float switch is causing the Intake & Drain fault signal. You can lean the machine over to towards the front to partially drain the pan. Put a towel down to catch the water. When you put the machine level again the fault lights should be out. The real question is where did the water come from. You can easily remove the top (4 screws, 1 on each side behind the little plastic caps and 1 on each side of the back. Torx heads) and look down inside while you start the cycle. Look for leaks. Good Luck, Dan