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My Bosch classixx dishwasher had check water light on

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Hi, my Bosch classixx dishwasher had check water light on yesterday, did usual tilt,and light went off, but now when you start cycle it starts for approx 5seconds and clicks off, motor at bottom of dishwasher continues until you open the door then stops. Dishwasher approx 10 years old
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 11 months ago.

Assuming the motor sound you can hear is the drain pump, most probably you have not removed all the water from the float area in the base.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
drain pump is the motor I hear, where or how do I remove all the water
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 11 months ago.

If the water isn't being fully expelled when tilting backwards at 45 degs then access to the base to use towels to remove the water will be necessary.

What is the Enr of the appliance... This can be found etched onto the uppermost part of the doors metal inner.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It's fairly faint but SGS53C12CB/21
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 11 months ago.

Looking at the diagram of your appliance, it has a removable panel underneath the appliance.. so tilt the appliance to its rear and remove the panel.. any water remaining can then be mopped. After mopping, check the condition of the float and its switch which operates the pump when water enters the base.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Did that, no change
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 11 months ago.

ok.. have you checked the switch is not stuck?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No but need to go to work now will try that later
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 11 months ago.

Ok, I will await your response and forthcoming rating

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Check water light back on ?
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 11 months ago.

Is there any water in the base again?

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thanks for your help, decided to buy a new appliance, think it's run its race