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When you start the unit it engages and water flows within 4-5 minutes it shuts itself off with drainage intake light flashing. Cleaned filter and checked garbage disposal unit-same result. Changed cycles-same result.

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  • rnuzzo20 Jul 06, 2010

    tHE MACHINE OPERATES AT DIFFERENT CYCLES AND SHUTS OFF AUTOMATICALLY AFTER 4-5 MINUTES. hOW DO i REBOOT THE COMPUTER SINCE THERE IS NO ON/OFF SWITCH WHICH IS THE FUNCTION OF THE DOOR OPEN/CLOSE. i HAVE NO WATER LEAK OR CRIMPED HOSES.

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HI. You can easily "reboot" your unit by unplugging the appliance for five minutes. This will force the main control sector to reset its programming. If you cannot reach the power plug, you can simply shutdown the appropriate circuit breaker for five minutes. This is necessary because your unit dose not have a reset button.

With that said, in order to remedy your error code if it comes back, you will need to purge all the drainage hoses and recirculating hoses as well. There are blockages present deep into the hoses. This is why you are receiving the flashing drainage intake light.

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    Michael Masters Jul 06, 2010


    • I would also advise to remove the inlet valve hose for inspecting purposes. Once the hose is removed, check the filter screen at the valve and hose. These screens must be clear of any debris. If the screens on the valve cannot be cleared, replace the entire valve. If the hose screen cant be cleared, replace the hose(inlet).

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Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. The first thing that should be checked is if its draining properly as it could be that the drain hose is clogged and needs to be cleaned. The drain pump also should not be clogged. Also the stopcock should be opened fully and the water inlet valve should be checked for any clogs. Also the metal filter, impeller cover and the air gap unit should be checked. After checking this you can reset the error as follows: turn the rotary selector switch to "Stop/End" or press the "Start/Stop" switch for approx. 5 secs. Then switch the appliance off and then back on again. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


Thanks
Rylee

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  • rnuzzo20 Jul 06, 2010

    Rylee

    I FOLLOWED YOUR ADVICE.

    The Miele Incognita Dishwasher does not have a start/stop switch. That is controlled by open and close door, any other suggestions? rnuz20

  • rnuzzo20 Jul 06, 2010

    When it shuts itself off (after4-5 minutes) The inside is wet and heated. Why is it shutting off?

  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith Jul 06, 2010

    If you have already followed the instructions and checked the drain hose then check the water inlet valve which
    is located behind the lower access panel on the left or right side of the
    Dishwasher. If the water inlet valve is bad you have to replace it, also check
    the main water line for clogs/obstructions.
    Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


    Thanks
    Rylee

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