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Bosch Dishwaher shy56a

My DW will not stop filling and draining. I changed control board, flow switch, and water fill assembly. Nothing helped. A few things I've noticed: *The arm inside the dishwasher never turns- always stays in same position. *The dishes never get wet (I guess due to arm not turning). *When I open door during filling and draining I always have water in bottom of dishwasher. I have to hit the "drain" buttons to rid of it. *The cycle time minutes never run down- they always stay at the initial cycle time. *If I am doing the "test" mode correctly, DW is show a "4"- which I think idicates a fill problem. I am lost, pls help! Just bought house and though DW was good. Do not want to pay $125 to have someone look at it.

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Re: Bosch Dishwaher shy56a

Certainly sounds like the float is stuck in the over filled position or possible a bad float switch. Could also be a bad water fill valve - if you can blow air through it when removed then you need to replace it. You can follow this link to troubleshoot your washer, but note that its not exactly for your model - Good luck!

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