The drier fan on my Miele g646sc dishwasher fills with water during the wash cyle and then when door opened all the water falls out the front. drying poor as a consequence. obviously some trap door in the fan compartment not closing properly. diy fix possible?
Well, I just took my hose out (pulled both ends off the connectors) and it was indeed full of junky cruddy muck, so blew it out over a waste bin until it ran clear through. Now I've put the hose back on and will see what happens next wash!
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Re: Dishwasher fan fills with water
You have the Miele problem, and have found the usual solution.
happens every year or two. Take off the outside front panel to access
the hose that runs from the bottom of the fan down to the dispenser, and
lets the water drain out through it to the interior. Clean out that
hose as well as you can. Replace. This is a stupid problem that Miele
should have a permanent fix for. Grrrr.
In fact I just did this with mine today. The hose cleans out quickly,
the problem is getting the front back on. 4 hands make it easier. It
slips on when you start close to vertical, then slip in in and down.
For putting the screws back in, you might have to use a micro
screwdriver to re-align the little clips on the door panel. (You will
see what I mean when you do it!)
This costs a service call ($100, give or take) to call for service. It
can be done at home with no added parts. I think it applies to all
Miele dishwashers, and I have now done it several times. As I said
before, this is a design fault and should not be necessary!
PS: I still have the puddle on the floor, so am trying again only 3 days later! But this has worked several times before.
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First the unit drains and then fills with water. When the unit has intially drained open the door and manually fill the unit with water, about 5lts. This will then allow the dishwasher to go to the next step which is to circulate the water. If this works ok then the water tap is defective, water inlet valve is defective or the electronic unit is not sending the signal to activate the valve. The water inlet valve is the white square box attached to the tap. Remove this and check the filter and make sure water comes out of the tap.If ok then remove the bottom panel of the unit under the door. On the right hand side there is a 2 core cable with a male and female connector. Unplug this and check for voltage from the electronic when the unit goes to fill with water. If there is 240v then the electronic is ok. You will then need a new waterproof system from Miele.
Hi, F13 is an inlet fault. First the unit drains and then fills with water. When the unit has intially drained open the door and manually fill the unit with water, about 5lts. This will then allow the dishwasher to go to the next step which is to circulate the water. If this works ok then the water tap is defective, water inlet valve is defective or the electronic unit is not sending the signal to activate the valve. The water inlet valve is the white square box attached to the tap. Remove this and check the filter and make sure water comes out of the tap.If ok then remove the bottom panel of the unit under the door. On the right hand side there is a 2 core cable with a male and female connector. Unplug this and check for voltage from the electronic when the unit goes to fill with water. If there is 240v then the electronic is ok. You will then need a new waterproof system from Miele.
sounds like you mean when the unit is running you are getting water dripping from the bottom of the door panel. if you remove the door panel at the bottom where the door hinges you will find an overflow tray which runs the width of the door. This is probably blocked with food deposits.
If not you may be using too much detergent. try running with no detergent and see if there are any leaks.if you open the door mid cycle the water level shouldn't be any higher than the bottom spray arm. hope this helps
Make sure you get water to the dishwasher. Check to see if the water
shut-off valve (located under the sink) is open. If you get water to
the dishwasher, but there is still no water inside during the fill
cycle, the problem might be with a faulty water valve (located at the
bottom of the dishwasher, behind the kick panel, on either side), in
which case replace the water valve.
Had a similar problem with an 846, but with the inlet outlet lamp flashing. the bottom tray had filled with watedr froma dodgy seal. I switched off and disconnected the electricity. Removed the bottom front cover below the door (2 screws behind the pretty kickboard which also had to come off). The bottom of the machien was a big puddle. I dried this out with paper twowel, put the machine back together and it ran fine. I am going to replace the pump seals now as the machine seems otherwise OK.
You should check your pump located in the back of the machine to make sure that it is pumping water out. Also see why the fan is making noise and replace the fan. Also check your hot water supply. Mold wont grow if the water is the temperature it is supposed to be and seems like youa re just washing with warm water or even cold
you need to remove the front of the door.there is a small pipe from the dryer fan to the top of the detergent dispenser. tis usualy gets blocked at the fan end. also the spout from the fan. this happens if you dont rinse loose food of the items you put in the dishwasher.
Wordhog: Does sound like a siezed wash pump to me. Wash motor needs to run to get the correct level of water.
To drain a Miele dishwasher, start the machine on a cycle. All the Miele range of dishwashers drain before filling. Then hold in the start button until the end/finish light is lit. Keep doing this until all the water has gone. You could just get a jug and bail it out. Once the jug does not do the job anymore, switch to a cup, I use a very large syringe for the remaining half a litre.
check that you have water supply to the pipe that connects the dishwasher to the wall,
when you switch the dishwasher on, dose it buzz quietly, if so there is no water coming to the machine, the fault is with the plumbing, if there is no quiet buzz when switched on then check the water solenoid for open circuit
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