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Whirlpool dishwasher my dishwasher turns on and i can hear the motor but there doesnt seem to be any water going in

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Hi jamesward,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your problem is: Your dishwasher turns on and you can hear the motor but there doesnt seem to be any water going in

This may sound stupid but first make sure no one turned the water off to the d/w. If OK then you likely have a clogged or failed solanoid valve. The d/w must be removed for replacement. I don't recomend this for the average homeowner. You might consider utilizing our Repair Directory to find a repairman.

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Posted on Sep 13, 2008

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