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Drain/intake light is on

I have cleared drain and checked hoses,
machine drains, fills but motor won'y start. is there a way to unfreeze motor and if not what is replacement cost of the motor

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A re-post from John. I am reposting because I read this post this afternoon and it fixed my Miele incognito Dishwasher.
Hi All,

Thx for all the tips. Combining your thoughts provided a solution for me.

I had the same problem (with a ***** of thanksgiving dishes to do). Turn on,
tries to drain, then that RED blinking "INTAKE/DRAIN" light, like you described.

Spent hours, checking/clearing the (grey) drain hose (The other white hose is the water input to the dishwasher). Also took out metal filter, impeller cover, poked a coat hanger in both ways to/from the drain hose connection. All seemed clear. But still the same.

But when I unhooked the grey drain hose from the air gap unit (that part going to the 4th hole in the sink surface), the dishwasher worked fine. So the air gap unit seemed plugged. The black hose from the garbage disposal to the air gap unit is free flowing (blew through it - yuch!). But the drain connection through the air gap unit was NOT as free flowing.

Replaced it with a new air gap unit ($5.00 at Home depot).
All works fine now. I feel I got lucky.

Well this worked for me. Sorry for all of you who spent big bucks with no solution on those service guys that tried but did not help. I hope this helps some of you.

John

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