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How to reset the "intake" and "drain" indicators on a Miele Touchtronic W1213?

To reset the "Intake" and "Drain" indicators on a Miele Touchtronic W1213 washing machine, follow these steps: 1. Cancel the Current Cycle: If the washing machine is currently running a cycle, press the "Cancel" or "Stop" button on the control panel to interrupt it. Allow the machine to come to a complete stop. 2. Power Off the Washing Machine: Press the "Power" button to turn off the washing machine. Ensure that the machine is fully powered off. 3. Unplug the Washing Machine: Locate the power cord of the washing machine and unplug it from the electrical outlet. This step is crucial to ensure a complete reset. 4. Wait for a Few Minutes: Leave the washing machine unplugged for about 5 to 10 minutes. This allows any residual electrical charge to dissipate and the machine's memory to clear. 5. Plug It Back In: After the waiting period, plug the power cord of the washing machine back into the electrical outlet. 6. Power On the Washing Machine: Once the washing machine is plugged in, press the "Power" button to turn it on. This initiates the reset process. 7. Access Service Mode: To reset the "Intake" and "Drain" indicators, you'll need to access the service mode. The exact steps to enter the service mode may vary based on the specific model, but typically, it involves pressing a specific combination of buttons on the control panel. Consult your Miele Touchtronic W1213 user manual to find the correct combination for your model. 8. Navigate to Reset Options: Once in the service mode, navigate through the menu using the control buttons or rotary selector wheel. Look for an option related to resetting indicators, errors, or system settings. This is where you'll find the reset options for the "Intake" and "Drain" indicators. 9. Reset "Intake" and "Drain" Indicators: Select the options to reset the "Intake" and "Drain" indicators. Confirm your selection if prompted. 10. Exit Service Mode: After completing the reset, exit the service mode by following the instructions provided in your user manual. 11. Power Cycle the Machine: Turn off the machine using the "Power" button and then unplug it from the electrical outlet again. Wait for a few minutes before plugging it back in and turning it on. 12. Verify Indicators: Upon restarting the washing machine, check if the "Intake" and "Drain" indicators have been reset. They should no longer display any error or indicator lights. Always refer to the user manual for your specific Miele Touchtronic W1213 washing machine model for accurate and up-to-date reset instructions and service mode access details. Safety is paramount, so ensure the machine is unplugged from the power source before attempting any reset procedures. If you're unsure or encounter difficulties, consider contacting Miele's customer support for assistance.
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