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Pump not stopping

The pump of my dishwasher doesn't stop .I checked the float valve that seems to work properly.When i flip the dishwasher backward ,water comes out and then,when i switch on,the pump is not running.the program starts normally with the water filling and the spinning and suddenly stops to start the extraction of the water that never stops only if i bang the floater .

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If you have to bang the float to stop the the float switch is not working correctly.. you may have somthing holdig it up or the switch itshelf is failed...

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