Question about Miele Washing Machines
I just received this error message on my Miele WPS 4146 (Waterproof Fault) Prior to this I had an error message regarding the Drain outlet, so I opened the drain outlet and cleaned it. I think I might have opened it too quickly and therefore creating the (Waterproof Fault). The problem is that when you open the drain outlet too quickly the water runs into the bottom of the washing machine where some sensor lies and you get the (Waterproof Fault) error message on the display and not even turning off the machine will do anything to get rid of this annoying message.
So here is the fix that worked for me.
1. Turn off the machine
2. Unplug it
3. Open the drain outlet and take out the plug.
4. Dry all the visible water with a cotton cloth.
5. Tilt the machine FORWARD and hold it until you see water gushing from underneath the machine.
6. Repeat this until you see no more water.
7. Plug the machine back inn.
8 VOILA no error message! I hope in your case :)
Posted on May 31, 2009
Thank you for this solution, donno how i didnt think about it myself, got the same problem on M4144, opened the valve, emptied the water and it works again.
Posted on Feb 13, 2012
Yes, but the problem repeats after few times that I use it! it doesn't make sense that I have to do it every time. any other solutions?
Posted on Jan 19, 2016
Worked for me too :-)
Posted on Dec 17, 2015
Perhaps the machine is not level -> water stays
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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