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Miele dishwasher g843 scvi water backed up on bottom of unit

My unit shares a drain with an adjacent sink, and whenever the sink is running water fills up on the unit floor (Inside). question, how do I drain the unit, and what could be the root cause of this problem?

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When you drain the sink the water will go to the path of least resistance. Disconnect the dishwasher, cap the hole and see if water drains. If not then you have a plumbing issue.
Inside the dishwasher there is also a non return valve located in the sump. This should prevent water from entering the unit. Make sure it is in correctly.

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