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Trying to access the pump for a SGS43T12GB/08, the Bosh help desk are saying remove a screw once the roraty arm etc has been removed. We cannot see anything, help on how to access the pump would be appreciated

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Typical of the Bosch help desk, the instructions given to us related to the previous years model where access was via the filter etc.

Managed to find, on a different website (sorry), a similar problem from 2005 in which you had to access the pump via the plate at the underneath the dishwasher.

Cause of all the problems - a sinle piece of popcorn that had not popped!!

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There are many different styles of dishwashers built today. One of these should point you in the correct area's to look for the screws that hold the access panels on the dishwasher. Remember, remove power first.
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