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I have a new Miele dishwasher. Has door that automatically

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I have a new Miele dishwasher. Has door that automatically opens to dry dishes. When I set it to wash after a few minutes F78 appears on readout. and machine does not wash dishes. What does F78 mean?
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Miele is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: Miele Futura Diamond G5970 or 5975
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: A little over a year old. At winter home so only used a few months last season.. Worked great when left except faulty door lock would appear sometimes but could get it to go away and work. What does F78 mean?
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: What does fault code F78 mean?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 9 months ago.

One moment while I get some information for you!

Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 9 months ago.

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A fault has occurred in the circulation pump.

Switch the dishwasher off for at least 30 seconds

Switch the dishwasher back on.

Select the program you want.

Press the Start button

If that continues then the dishwasher may have a seized motor impeller. You can try this to unjam it as well.


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