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Drain pump running when unit starts but no water to appliance

Our drainage system beyind the dishwasher became clogged. The dishwasher tried to empty the rinse water but the water wouldn't drain due to the blockage. Now that we have the blockage removed from our drain pipes, the dishwasher did drain the water. but now it won't let water into the dishwasher to start the wash cycle.and it sounds like it is still trying to empty the rinse water tank.

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The machine probably has water in the base (not visibly in the machine, but in the base where the conponents are). Pull the machine out, sit the front on a large towel and holding the back of the d/w pull it towards you. Any water trapped in the base will drain out. It may be a fair amount as the flood safety switch will activate on approx 1.5 ltrs. Once you've cleared the water run a prewash or quickwash to check d/w. Hope this helps.

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Had this problem and a forward tilt pulled it out of flood protection mode but I had to manually drain all the water out into a bowl first - just using the drain hose at the back. Then running a cycle with one of those Finish liquid dishwasher cleaners, letting the unit go through a normal cycle and drain into a washing-up bowl cured it.

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