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Miele W 404 plus - just over 5 years old. Started getting various inlet and outlet LEDs flashing - but confirmed they are all clear. Won't drain properly - now getting drain/ finish LED flashing ... Any ideas please ?

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  • mccartt Sep 02, 2008

    The filter was badly blocked with grey residue which seems to have built up very quickly over a reasonably short period of time. Note my wife normally checks this regularly and we have not had this problem before.

    We haven't changed powder or anything of late.

    I have checked all inlets and they are fine. Inlet water pressure is good.

    As I said the outlet filter was quite blocked so I cleaned all that and also flushed through all the outlet lines etc, which although had some residue were not too bad.

    Nothing else has changed as far as I am aware.

    I am just wondering if there is a micro switch or something that has become contaminated or something along those lines.

    Any thoughts much appreciated ...

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Have you checked filter? and check for foreign object in pump while you are about it

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  • douglas smith Sep 03, 2008

    another thought

    is machine plumbed in to a spigot on the sink trap? if so, check the spigot itself as this can become blocked by debris from the sink.

    also, to check the pump itself is ok, put water in machine and power the pump direct from mains and see if the flow from the pump is then good.

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