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Dishwasher model BFV620. I set the machine running this morning

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Dishwasher model BFV620. I set the machine running this morning and all started OK. I came back home after about an hour and the machine was making usual sort of operational noises but the pre wash indicator light was flashing. I opened the machine to find that the bottom spray arm had come unscrewed and dislodged from its position. I re-screwed the arm in place expecting all to operate as usual. However now when I turn on the machine there is a loud beep (2 secs) and the machine seems to start up (makes the usual noises) but does not progress. There is no water and the pre wash cycle indicator light flashes on/off continually.
Have you any advice please.
Regards
Steve Rotchell
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 2 years ago.

KevinWhiteJA :

Hi Steve

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As the lower spray arm was loose it seems this has activated the float switch...the water has entered the float sensor bowl which is located on the main outer housing at the bottom of the unit...you will have to unplug the unit and then tip the machine on its side by around 45 degrees...after this clean drain pump assembly and make sure, there are no possible leaks again from the lower spray arm

KevinWhiteJA :

let me know how it goes

Customer:

Spot on with your diagnosis. Machine up and running again. Many thanks

Customer:

Machine up and running again. Many thanks. Steve

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