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Re: dishwasher wont fill.
Make sure you get water to the dishwasher. Check to see if the water shut-off valve (located under the sink) is open. If you get water to the dishwasher, but there is still no water inside during the fill cycle, the problem might be with a faulty water valve (located at the bottom of the dishwasher, behind the kick panel, on either side), in which case replace the water valve.
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The first thing I would check would be the screens located where the washer hoses connect to the machine . Shut off the water and carefully uscrew the hoses. You may get a little water leaking from the hoses when you unscrew them but that should stop shortly. After removing the hoses inspect the screens located where the hoses were connected they can get plugged with sediment and can slow or stop the flow of water into the washer. Clean them off with a small brush( an old toothbrush works) . Before reattaching the hoses run some water out of them into a pail to flush any remaining dirt or sediment that may be in them. Reattach the hose and see if that works. If it still wont fill it may be a faulty solonoid valve. To replace this I recommend a appliance repairman.
Hello, Try to check if the hose is clogged..Often the problem is at the point where the drain line attaches to the
garbage disposer or household drain line..You should remove this line
and clear it form any debris in the hose or the hose connection..Then reattach it before starting your washer again..Thank you..
Please post back how things turned on or further assistance..!!
There is a clear plastic hose that runs from the load selection switch to the side of the washer drum. This hose connects the fill sensor to the load switch. without it being in good condition and connected properly the washer won,t get a signal that it's full.
Hi, A clog in the drain line or air gap (if there is one) is the usual reason that a dishwasher won't drain. Often the problem is at the point where the drain line attaches to the garbage disposer or household drain line. If you remove this line, you can clear any debris from the hose or hose connection. Be sure to reattach the hose before starting the dishwasher again.Many dishwashers use a drain valve with an electric solenoid. When electricity flows to the solenoid, the valve opens and diverts the water to the drain. Sometimes the solenoid, or the diverting lever, sticks and prevents the dishwasher from draining or filling properly. Try to free up the solenoid to lubricate the lever. Otherwise, you may have to replace the solenoid or pump assembly. With these systems, the motor always rotates in one direction. When it's energized, the drain valve diverts the water. Other dishwashers simply reverse the direction of the motor to drain the dishwasher. These units don't have a drain valve. Instead, there's a drain hose connected directly to the pump housing. Thank you !!
even if the pump is running does not mean the impeller shaft is turning, You could unplug the machine and disconnect the washer and pull out and drop the hose to see if water will drain when you lower the hose to about 8 inch's does it run out freely? if not check for a plugged water pump or water pump hose if the water flows freely you will need to drain the washer if it's on rollers roll it out side to allow the water to drain out the machine from the porch. while it is draining check the hose that the washer connects to see if you see any plug in the pipe. put the sink drain plugs in and fill half way with water put a bucket under the sink after filling the water to half full pull the stopper out of the sink that connects to the dish washer. Hold your hand on the hole of the connection to the sing watch to see if the drain allows the water to flow. If it flows freely you can assume that the water pump is bad. If thats the case it's best find someone to replace the unit the pump can be replaced but you need tools to do so and you did not state if you had any. thanks for using fix-ya.
First, does the machine stop filling if you pull the plug? If not, he is wrong and you need the fill valve. The piece the hoses go into. If it does stop when plug pulled then he is likely correct.
Pull machine away from the wall. Disconnect power. The control panel has two plastic end caps. The rear edge of each end cap will show a hole which has a partially covered Phillips head screw in it. Put a screwdriver in and remove the screw in each end cap.
Move to the front of the washer. Grasp each end cap and pull straight toward you about 1/4 " to 1/2 " then lift. The control panel should disengage from the top of the machine. The top of the control panel stays attached to the back plate of the washer. Rotate the front of the control up. This will expose all parts in the control panel.
Look for a 1/4" clear hose coming from inside the machine to one of the switches. This small hose can become detached from the switch and not send the "full" signal to shut the water off. It may also develop a small air leak which prevents the signal. If the hose is detached...reattaching and adding a hose clamp will prevent future detachment. if not detached, the pressure (level) switch itself is likely the problem.
Reverse the above process to reattach the control panel. If the machine is full spin to empty before testing your repair to remove water from tube. Good Luck.
Disconnect the Drain Hose from the plumbing under the sink and using a bucket hold the hose in the bucket and attempt to drain the dishwasher. If you have a disposal and recently replaced it, the knockout plug may be still inside where the drain hose attaches into the disposal. To determine if it is still there, using a screwdriver, stick the screwdriver into the drain hose hole on the side of the disposer and if you feel blockage then the knockout plug is still in the disposer and will need to come out. To remove the plug use a short screwdriver and a hammer and place the screwdriver into the drain and strike the top of the screwdriver once and the plug should pop out of the disposal. Be careful not to hit the disposal too hard or to damage any plumbing. Reattach the drain hose and you should be all set. When you remove the drain hose if the machine is flashing an error code, go to the circuit breaker box and turn off the breaker for the dishwasher, wait 5 mins and turn it back on. This should reset the board and the machine should operate properly.
you could go to lowes and buy an air gap to install on your sink run hose from washer comes up to air gap then down to drain if you clever could install under sink just get it high up as you can then down to drain