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George-Allsorts
George-Allsorts, Senior Appliance Technicial Manager
Category: Appliance
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Experience:  A whitegoods technician with 30+ years service in Domestic Appliance Service & Repair, and General Mechanical & Electrical Repair
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I have a problem with my dishwasher, can you try and he

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Hi I have a problem with my dishwasher, can you try and help?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 2 years ago.
Hello, my name is George..

Can you tell me; does it sound like it is the pump that is running?

Kindly be patient whilst awaiting any responses from me as I'm not constantly available.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes sounds like the pump is running
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 2 years ago.
Then take out thedishwasher and tilt it backwards... it sounds like you may have water in the base and have tripped the anti-flood system
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I tried this... When I tilted it back water came out of the bottom, after a while I put it back into its slot and pressed the power button. This time though the pump didn't start! I started a rinse cycle, water started to come into the machine as normal, however after about 2 mins the water stopped and the pump noise started. I turned the machine off and then on again, this time the issue occurred as it previously had done. Seems like you're on to something though...?
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 2 years ago.
Ok, the problem is that you have a leak into the base.. This is tripping the anti-flood system.

You'll need to investigate where the water ingress is coming from..

Please rate the assistance given to date..
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
What is the best way to investigate this?
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 2 years ago.
Looking at the diagrams of your appliance there is access using the panel underneath.. Remove the panel and look for areas that are stoll wet from the leak.

I must ask that you now rate the assistance given.. Following this, I will assist as much as I can.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I'm happy to rate but it says 'rate to finish' will this not end the dialogue?
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 2 years ago.

No Scott.. You can respond to me and I can reply to you. Aside from this... I would want to be able to advise you on what to do once you have found the source of the water ingress.

George-Allsorts and other Appliance Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Great news looks like it's fixed. Took the bottom panel off and found that a pipe had slipped off the connection. I've run it twice now on a normal cycle and it has worked start to finish. Thanks for your advice.
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 2 years ago.
Excellent news Scott.. You are very welcome.

regardss