Having problems with your Miele 24 in. G646SC Plus Free-Standing Dishwasher ?

Hello, I have a problem with our Miele G646SC Plus dishwasher. It starts its cycle OK, draining out any residual water, taking in fresh water and doing the initial rinse. After about 5 minutes it then stops with the "inlet/drain" red light flashing. The detergent is still in the holder and the water is still cold. The filter at the bottom of the compartment is clean, the drain pump spins freely. I've also checked for any leaks in the bottom of the machine that would trip the styrofoam/microsw


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\015\012\015\012The light flashing means an issue while draining. You would need to check for air\015\012gap on the dishwasher, it may be clogged. It prevents dishwasher\015\012from draining, sometimes the drain flow is restricted due to gunk.\015\012Cleaning or bypassing the air gap will resolve the issue. If this doesn't\015\012resolve the issue then it is due to seized (or stuck) drain pump.\015\012Disconnect the power to the dishwasher or turn off the breaker to the\015\012dishwasher. Tip machine on its back; remove screws that hold the bottom tray on.\015\012Remove the hoses to the main motor, remove electrical connections & remove\015\012motor (single screw holds motor, it is on the outside back of\015\012the machine). Try to rotate the motor (use WD40 is necessary). If you cannot\015\012rotate it, then motor will be required. If the error still appears then cancel the error message, turn the rotary\015\012selector switch to "Stop/End" or press the "Start/Stop"\015\012switch for approx. 5 secs. Switch the appliance off and then back on\015\012again. Hope this helps... Please post back if you need more information.




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Hello andy..... On many dishwashers, a plastic actuator arm mechanically links the timer to the detergent cup. When the timer reaches the proper time in the cycle, the timer activates a lever that opens the detergent cup. If the linkage is broken or defective, the cup stays closed after you've closed it. Check the link and repair or replace it, as necessary.
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