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My Miele washing machine pump is running continuously, Less

Customer Question

Hi there
JA: Hi. How can we help?
Customer: My Miele washing machine pump is running continuously
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Miele is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: Less than 2 years. Miele 5965
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Perhaps...
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No I have cleaned the inlet filters. Also cleaned the drain/pump filter
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Australia Whitegoods
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

This would either be the pressure switch faulty or the main control board.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
How do I resolve?
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

I would replace the pressure switch first since its the least expensive, if still the same then the control board needs replaced.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Is this something I can do myself? Is there a way to reset the control board?
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

Yes you can do yourself and parts will come with instructions. The only way to reset the board is to unplug the unit for 15 minutes.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Could resetting the control board resolve the issue or is this unlikely? Where do I buy the parts from?
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

It is possible to reset and resolve, yes. You can get the parts from espares.com

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Ok will try to reset by unplugging for 15 minutes. Does the machine need to be on when I unplug it? By unplug presumably you mean literally unplug the electrical socket from the wall?
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

No, it does not need to be on. Yes unplug from the wall.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Resetting did not work...
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

Then you need to replace the pressure switch and/or the control board to fix this.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
It appears a special key is required for the screws to open the top of the washer?
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

It should be torx screws.

Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

I see this question is still open. Do you need more help?

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