Question about Hoover 24 in. DT999 Free-Standing Dishwasher
My dishwasher doesn't run. what do I look for?
Posted by Anonymous on
My dishwasher suddenly stopped working and my bf, who thinks he's mr. fix it, tried everything but your method. ok how do i adjust the door latch?
Posted on Sep 09, 2008
Tried the screwdriver on mine hey presto!!! mines now working thankyou so much
Posted on Apr 02, 2007
Don't forget to check for a switch on the wall above the counter. I just rediscovered mine for the fifth time since I moved in here, right next to the garbage disposal switch.
Posted on Mar 02, 2007
If you turn on the dishwasher and nothing happens: 1) Be sure the power is on, the door is latched, and the control is turned on. Also make sure the appliance cord is plugged into the electrical receptacle under the sink (some are hardwired and don't come unplugged). If it can be unplugged, make sure the electrical receptacle is working (plug in a working appliance or a circuit tester). 2) If that doesn't solve the problem, the door switch, the timer, or the selector switch may be defective. To solve the problem, you may be able to adjust the door latch's strike slightly, using a screwdriver (turn off the power to the dishwasher at the electrical panel when working on it). 3) If that doesn't work, call an appliance repairperson.
Posted on Jan 18, 2006
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Dishwashers use Bi-Metal strip to allow the dispenser to open/close. This strip when heat up causes the soap door spring to open up the dispenser. If this strip is not heated doesn't allow the door to open. The strip may not be getting 120V or maybe disconnected. Newer (plastic liner) dishwashers use a wax motor to open the soap dispenser. The plunger inside the wax motor slowly moves and pushes the plunger and door open. And, if this wax motor doesn't receive 120 volts, then it'll not work. Please check the voltage to the wax motor/Bi-metal strip; also inspect the connections to these.
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