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Bottom of dishwasher filling up with water

Postby JulesQ » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:02 pm

Hi - I'm after some advise. Recently the bottom of our dishwasher is filling up with water when the tap or the washing machine is used. When we put the dishwasher on the water drains as normal but after the tap is run water appears again.

Any ideas?
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Postby stoneyboy » Sat Jan 15, 2011 5:20 pm

The solenoid inlet valve is failing - fit a new one.
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Postby htg engineer » Tue Jan 18, 2011 7:38 pm

Fit a non-return valve to the waste pipe - probably the easier/cheaper option - compared to stoneyboy's - if everything else on the dishwasher is working fine.

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