Hello, my name is George,
Can you tell me if:
Can you tell me how long it operates before the light comes on?
Then if you cancel the program, does the appliance drain out?
The light means then that the Drain Pump is unable to work or unable to work effectively...
You say that you have cleaned the obvious places; I assume then that you have checked the filter... however, what you can't see, as it is in the base of the appliance, is the drain pump... I would suggest (going off what you have said) that either the pump has failed or, the pump has something jammed in it that is preventing the impeller from rotating in order to expel water.
I would suggest not attempting this yourself, but to call someone in to do it, as the relatively inexpensive repair job could become very expensive if you make a mistake.
If the pump needs replacing then you are looking at around £80 + labour.. but, it may be a piece of crockery or glass that is just preventing it from working.
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