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What is the base plate? I removed the drain filter and tried to look in there but there was no red anything.

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You'll have to remove the DW out from under the counter.. looking at the front of DW you ne to remove the left panel.. you will find the red plunger.. its part of the fill system...

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E 15 problem code on Neff dishwasher


Bosch E25ErrorThe drainpump is blocked or restricted by debrisPossibly something stuck/jammed in the wash or drainpropeller, remove filter mesh at the bottom of the dishwasher. Carefully remove any excess water and debris jammed near the propeller caution there may be glass or debris near or where thewater drains-out.Remove and clean the sprayarms, they may have food debris jammed, rinse in hot running waterMaintainer Wash Run a wash with a tablespoon of powder, without any dishes on thehottest setting e.g. intensive, 65C, if you have a 70C this will be moreeffective.It can bequite common for a dishwasher to not drain because either the drain hose or theair gap (if the unit has one) is clogged up. Drain hose clogs commonly occurwhere the hose is attached to the main household drain line, or where the hoseconnects with the garbage disposer. Turn mainswater off and disconnect mains power Tryremoving the drain hose to unclog any debris. Don't forget to reattach the hosebefore you start your dishwasher again.The drainpump is blocked or restricted by debrisPossibly something stuck/jammed in the wash or drainpropeller, remove filter mesh at the bottom of the dishwasher. Carefully remove any excess water and debris jammed near the propeller caution there may be glass or debris near or where thewater drains-out.Remove and clean the sprayarms, they may have food debris jammed, rinse in hot running waterMaintainer Wash Run a wash with a tablespoon of powder, without any dishes on thehottest setting e.g. intensive, 65C, if you have a 70C this will be moreeffective.Turn the main water supply and main power offE15 error means the anti-flood system as activated; you havehad an overspill of water into the base plate below the sump.

If you take the kick plate off from below the door youshould be able to access the base to remove any excess water.Behind your kick board is a plate below the door. Remove theplate.
With the power off push a rag into the base plate to soak up the water.
Failing that pull out the dishwasher onto the floor and tilt the machine backto allow the water to run outSwitch the water and power back on and restart the programto test.If the appliance is less than 2 years old Neff/Bosch Groupguarantees it

Apr 07, 2012 | Neff 24 in. S5456 Built-in Dishwasher

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Miele dishwasher Model G1023 drain light stays on and dishwsher will not work


Hello fellow DIY'ers,
Have just had the red light drain/inlet error terror!
Tried all the basics, including:
- check and clean inlet hose filter,
- check and clean drain hose,
- remove and clean all the filters in the bottom, and
-remove and clean the non-return valve.
Still was left with water in the bottom at the end of the wash and the red light drain/inlet error.
After researching further I found that this light also indicates a flooded unit. There in a shallow pan in the base plate and if water collects there it activates a float switch, stops the wash, and lights up the drain/inlet error.

To fix it:
- Disconnect power, water and drainage.
- Pull out your dishwasher, suction/remove all the water from the bottom. This includes the water in the salt reservoir, the drain pump and non-return valve.
- Tip the dishwasher onto its back.
- Remove the four star head screws (sometimes a small flat blade screwdriver will fit these) from the base plate.
- Remove and inspect the base plate. It won't have any water in it as you've just tipped it up. But you will see if it's wet and any staining where the water has sat. It only takes a small amount of water to activate the switch.
- Clean and dry the base plate.
- Have a good look around for leaks in the base of the unit. There was none in mine. Our dishwasher is a snug fit under the bench and we had been doing 2-3 washes per day for several humid weeks leading up to this problem. I believe the water builds up over time and doesn't get a chance to evaporate.
- Put it all back together again and test it.
- If it works, go buy yourself/your family dinner because you just saved yourself about $420!

Regards,

DIYTom

Aug 25, 2011 | Dishwashers

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Both drawers of my 2 drawer dish washer are flashing F1 and water is leaking from the appliance


F1 means that there is water detected under the lower drawer in the base pan. If you pull the drawer out all the way, and use a towel to soak up all the water in the base pan behind the drawer in the base pan, the error will not return when plugged back in. As long as there is water detected in the bottom pan, it will flash the F1 on both drawers.

1 Unplug the dishwasher and turn off the water source to your dishwasher.

2 Ensure that the drawers are closed tightly. If the drawers aren't closed properly, the wash water will spill over the side and hit the sensor. Make sure you don't have anything preventing the lid from closing. Sometimes tall dishes or pans can keep the drawer from having a tight seal.

3 Inspect the rubber on the lid that closes down over the drawer. If the rubber seal is cracked or broken, you will need to replace this piece.

4 Look for junk wedged under or around the drain hole. Remove the basket and then lift off the sprayer arm. Wash away the debris on the sprayer arm by holding it under running water. Remove the filter plate located under the sprayer arm by holding the center ring stationary and turn the outer ring in a counter-clockwise revolution, about 1/8 turn. Lift the filter plate out. Wash the filter plate in hot soapy water and then rinse. Be careful because the filter plate has sharp edges underneath.

5 Reinstall the filter plate. Before locking the filter plate in position, make sure the lines align with each other. Lie the filter plate flat in the drawer's base and then lock it in place. The filter plate should not move after being locked in position. Put the sprayer arm in place and then the basket.

6 Remove the lower drawer. Hold the front of the drawer in one hand and release the clips located on each side of the drawer with your other hand. Pull the drawer forward about 2 inches and lift. Put the drawer on its side. Exercise caution, because of the cables and wires attached.

7 Feel the bottom of the base for any water and soak it up with towels. The F1 sensor is attached to the bottom panel. The F1 sensor is a raised portion about one-third of the way from the left-hand side.

8 Inspect the hose that supplies water to the dishwasher. The connections need to be tight so no water leaks out. Also look over the water supply hose for cracks, holes or worn spots. If you find any, replace the hose with a new one.

9 Examine the drain hoses. If the hoses are kinked, straighten them out. If you find any worn spots or the hoses are leaking, replace them. Remove the hose and see if anything is blocking it. Go outside and use a water hose to run some water through the hose to make sure it is clear. When you reinstall the hose, make sure the connections are tight.

Jun 22, 2011 | Fisher and Paykel Dishwashers

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We have a bosch classixx free standing dishwasher and the base is filled with water, we ve removed the filter but there doesn t seem to be anything there causing the blockage.any ideas?


Hello Becky,

The most likely causes are a failed drain pump motor (or capacitor) or a jammed/broken pump impeller. There is a very simply simple test on classixx models which which help you to determine the cause, or where to look next.

1. Turn the wash cycle selector to any wash cycle so the "ON" light is illuminated, but do not press the START/STOP button.
2. Open the door and pull the lower basket out.
3. Locate the 'float', lift it up fully and keep it held up.

(The float is a dome/mushroom shaped protrusion in the base of the washer just to the left of the drain and partially hidden by the spray arm)

When you lift the float, the drain pump should run instantly and the water should drain from the washer. If you can hear a low hum from the pump motor in the base of the washer, but the water doesn't drain, then it's likely that the pump impeller is jammed or it may have broken away from the spindle. If this is the case, try repeatedly lifting and dropping the float fairly rapidly. Repeated stop/start signals to the pump motor can sometimes free a stuck impeller.

If you cannot hear any noise from the base of the washer when you lift the float, then the drain pump motor or the motor capacitor may have failed. A failed capacitor is often accompanied by a buzzing noise. Further testing will be required to determine the exact cause of the fault.

Please try the simple test above and then post back with the results for further assistance.

Hope this helps.

Regards,
BElectric

Mar 05, 2011 | Bosch 24 in. SGS43C12 Classixx...

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Makes a buzzing sound about half way through the


Hello,
Does the water drain out at all if not then this is certainly a blockage in the drain pump and the dish washer will normally have to come out to get at drain pump the normal access to pump is through the base will have to tip unit on its back and remove base plate if it has one.Do check in bottom of internal filter for debris but it seems as if it has got into pump and stopping it turning.Hope this helps.I dont recognise the model number,is it correct.

Good Luck

May 07, 2010 | Electrolux 24 in. EDW5505EPS Stainless...

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Have Miele G653 SCVi plus. We have inlet/drain flashing red light


Hi,

Sounds like something is caught in th drain pump as the unit has to drain first before anything else happens. Remove the filter and the non return valve which is under the clip in the sump of the unit. In the manual it shows you this. Make sure the drain pump is free of any foreign particles like broken glass. Then start the unit again so it goes to drain without the non return valve in place. This will then throw out any foreign particles as well.

or it could be the drain pump is activated all the time which is the noise you hear as there is a flood in the base of the unit which activates the float switch and constantly activates the drain pump until the water has gone. Isolate the unit at the power switch and remove the bottom panel under the door panel. Dry up the water as best possible with a towel. You will see the float at the front. Run the unit again and check for any water leaks. You may just have over sudded the unit with too much detergent. Only use 2 teaspoons of powder. To start with while testing don't use any detergent. Good luck

Feb 22, 2010 | Miele 24 in. G653 SCVi Plus Built-In...

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I have an Miele Optima Series HG03 dishwasher. The dishwasher stops after a minute and the intkae/drain error flashes. I tried everything in the manaual but there is nothing blocking the drain or intake...


hi,

try checking the spigot under the sink as quite often the hole has not been opened up enough and there is a shoulder for food to jam up against causing a blockage. Remove the drain hose and have a look in the hole of the u bend.

If ok remove the filter in the base of the unit and remove the non return valve and make sure the drain pump can turn and there is not anything blocking it.

Dec 28, 2009 | Miele Optima G2470SCVi Built-in Dishwasher

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Bosch shu5313 pump won't shut off


danimaldds there are 2 pumps in this dw, a drain pump and a circulation pump. If it is the drain pump that is running, look in the base under the machine. Remove the kick plate and see if there is water in the base. If so remove the water and see if the pump shuts down. If not look to the left side under the machine there is a red plastic stick, lift up on it with a wooden or plastic spoon. Do this a couple of times. It is possible the overfil float is stuck. If the circulation pump keeps running, then the control unit is the cause. Hope this helps

Aug 11, 2008 | Bosch 24 in. SHU43 Built-in Dishwasher

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Bosch SHU43C installed in 2003


My Bosch SHU43C had the same exact problem. I found the below solution on this site. Perhaps you already seen it.

My SHU43C is just over 3 years old. I had a similar problem recently. First, there were a few floods. Then, the Bosch only drained non-stop. Even when I used the Cancel Drain buttons the drain pump would run without stopping. When I tried to run one of the cleaning cycles, no water entered the machine. Corrective: I removed the base plate, and saw that the red plastic floatation device was in the up position. Using a flashlight and a wooden spoon, I lightly toggled the red float stem down. I pushed regular clean cycle and kept toggling with the red float stem until the rinse water started to enter the machine (turning the red stem seems to also actuate a step in the program). Now the dishwasher runs normally. Voila!

Aug 07, 2008 | Bosch 24 in. SHU43 Built-in Dishwasher

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Bosch SHU43C


My SHU43C is just over 3 years old. I had a similar problem recently. First, there were a few floods. Then, the Bosch only drained non-stop. Even when I used the Cancel Drain buttons the drain pump would run without stopping. When I tried to run one of the cleaning cycles, no water entered the machine. Corrective: I removed the base plate, and saw that the red plastic floatation device was in the up position. Using a flashlight and a wooden spoon, I lightly toggled the red float stem down. I pushed regular clean cycle and kept toggling with the red float stem until the rinse water started to enter the machine (turning the red stem seems to also actuate a step in the program). Now the dishwasher runs normally. Voila!

Jun 22, 2008 | Bosch 24 in. SHU43 Built-in Dishwasher

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