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Miele G858SCVi Plus dishwasher intake drain button is flashing and washer will not fill with water. We had a pluged drain and tried to use a plunger on it and water backed up into dishwasher. After we called Roto Rooter and got the drain clear we cleaned out the dish washer and ran an empty cycle. I stopped it early and now it won't fill with water.

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If its been sitting a while, like 2 months or more, the circulation pump is locked up, need to call Miele, and they will send you a special tool to unbind the motor, its called a hook tool, they will send it to you free... works on the same principal as a garbage disposal tool....

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