Our 7 year old Neff dishwasher (type S5443) has started not wash very well.
At first I thought it needed the filters cleaning, but I discovered that it
was not fully filling up with water.
If I added a couple of extra pints after the soap tablet clunked-in, it
The pump runs very well, with lots of swishing about inside with this extra
Listening to the filling-up sequence, its stopping & starting - not one long
I loosened the salt-reservoir & its gets some more water, but not a full
Do dishwashers have a float somewhere to detect fullness or a device to
measure the flow?
Any pointers gratefully received
On my Bosch ( 19 years old) you remove the lh side panel to reveal the
filling tank. This consists of a labyrinth of "pipework" in fact a nylon
pressing giving inlet and outlet water levels controlled by a float
mechanism in the bottom half.This can get gunged up over time and stick.
Mine is fairly easy to wiggle out and clean. TURN POWER OFF FIRST. ;-)
Thanks Capt T.
you were spot-on.
I got the Haynes Dishwasher Manual from the library, read it and waited till
I had a clear day to tackle it.
The float and exit pipe wire full of black/brown algae!
I've seen this stuff before in the shower trap.
It must be due to the softened water.
It works a treat now.
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