Question about Dishwashers

1 Answer

The pump on my Servis M4803 is working but not emptying the machine. I have checked all hoses and drains etc so assume that the pump is somehow "buggered". I want to get at the offending item to see if it can be repaired. Hoe do I gain access to it? Thanks in advance Andy Cooper

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,462 Answers

Check filter.
pump is located at back rhs. tilt machine back to access

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

What is E1 error code


The E1 error code indicates a water inlet error. Do you still have your manual to test for this?

Jun 20, 2014 | Kenwood KDW243A Builtin Dishwasher

1 Answer

Not filling up with water ,but is making a washing sound


Is your drain hose raised 19" FROM THE FLOOR. oN MOST MODELS YOU HAVE TO DO THIS FOR IT TO HOLD WATER IN THE TUB WHILE OPERATING AND THEN it pumps it out

Mar 12, 2012 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

My dishwasher won't empty


This condition is commonly caused by:

- Drain pump jammed

When you wash your clothes, any small objects (e.g. hair pins, coins etc) are flushed down the drain pipe but often get jammed in the drain pumps impellar (this is the tiny propeller on the pump).

Firstly, place a bucket on the floor....then lower your drain hose (from your tub) into the bucket - the gravity will naturally drain the water into the bucket. Be careful to raise the hose and empty the bucket each time, until the machine is empty. Remove any wet clothes from machine (you will need the bowl to be emptied).

Once empty, you can now check the drain pump.

Turn the machin off at the power.

Locate the drain pump cover (usually near the drain hose, on the back or side). Place a large towel on the floor beneath the pump cover (as remaining water will escape onto the floor). Unscrew the drain pump cover and allow the water to drain (if your pump cover contains a filter, then clean everything from this filter).

Then, look inside the drain pump cavity for anything obstructing the little propeller (remove any objects). Insert your finger inside the cavity and rotate the little propeller - you should feel a resistance, similar to a rubber band.

Re-install the drain pump cover (or filter) and ensure it is sealed properly. Turn ON at the wall.

Fill your bucket with water (from tub) and pour into your machine.

Turn machine ON, and select the last SPIN (or drain) cycle and check if machine now drains correctly. If ok, then problem now solved and you can put the clothes back into the machine for a final rinse/spin.

If machine still not draining after inspecting the drain pump, then you may have a suspected faulty drain pump - a technician can run a diagnostic process on your machine's control pad to find the diagnostic codes.

Please do let me know, if the above process helps you solve this.

Cheers,

Oct 02, 2011 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

Dishwasher not draining have tried a dishwasher cleaner and plunged the sink but problem remains the model is a Servis M491


It is a common fault that the drain fails to work in most machines in a period of time and is the most problematic fault in a dish-washing machine, due to food waste clogging the drain. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that water has leaked then as the drain hose pump/valve and fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for possible leaks here. In some cases the drain hose would be clogged at the drain end to outlet of the house and so there will be back flushing resulting in overflow to the outside. Also the drain pump/valve can be clogged. Now remove the drain hose clamps and remove the drain pump/valve, clean the drain pump/valve, use back flushing to clear off all dirt. Now test using power to see if this works and can be simulated. When refitting, the hose must be tightened properly. If the pump/valve does not work even with power then it must be replaced. If there is intermittent power to the drain valve/pump then the program controller unit is a suspect.

Finally the washer must be placed with a tilt- use a spirit level- so that all water will drain to the outlet port and thereby there is no residual water remaining.

Aug 08, 2011 | Servis Dishwashers

1 Answer

Not cleaning properly, and Water will not drain out. However when we pull the house out the water does drain. Assuming pump? KUDV24SE Kitchen Aid Built In


During normal operation the outlet hose should be higher than the outlet nozzle, if the water drains when youremove the hose it means that the pump is not working, open the bottom of the machine and remove the inlet side pump hose and check for any obstruction, clean and replace the hose. If this does not work you need to replace the pump.

Jun 02, 2011 | KitchenAid 34 in. KUDV24SE Built-in...

1 Answer

Water in the bottom and not working


Check for a clogged drain (e.g.: via drain hose), or a water pump malfunction due to foreign obstruction (e.g.: glass, etc).

Note: If you changed a food waste disposer (kitchen sink area) and did not remove "plug" from disposer for dishwasher drain hose (assuming dishwasher drain hose connected to food waste disposer), then water cannot drain from dishwasher.

Apr 14, 2010 | Bosch 18 in. SRS45E02 / SRS45E08 Exxcel...

1 Answer

Not draining


need brand and model #. usually either a problem in the pump or an obstruction/clogg in the drain hose or disposer.

Jan 05, 2010 | Servis Dishwashers

1 Answer

Servis dishwasher constantly pumping


did you ever find a solution for this problem if so can you post what it was thanks

Apr 12, 2009 | Dishwashers

2 Answers

LE error after machine fills with water


LE error means level error (the d/w fills up but the water drain out at the same time somehow). I had a case once where the drain hose at the back of the d/w was resting on the floor to drain underneath the cust house. problem is like any drain hose it has to GO UP FIRST and then down to the ground otherwise the gravity will push the water out as the d/w fills up hence the LE error.

take care.

Jul 19, 2008 | LG 24 in. LD-12BS6 Stainless Steel...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dishwashers Logo

Related Topics:

95 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dishwashers Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Mike Cairns
Mike Cairns

Level 3 Expert

3053 Answers

Electrolux
Electrolux

Level 3 Expert

4342 Answers

Are you a Dishwasher Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...