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Kenmore ultra wash 665.16761690

Heard a weird whirring sound during wash cycle, then came back during dry cycle to find water all over kitchen floor. HELP have 4 kids!!!!

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If it is not overfilling, and then leaking, the whirring noise can be a defective water inlet valve, that stays stuck on open, see here : It's overfilling

If it is not overfilling, the two problems may be unrelated, and the noise can be froma foreign object inside the object trap.

See here about leaks and noise

It's noisy

It leaks

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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    Ginko Oct 08, 2008

    Hi , I realized now that I posted links for washing machine, does not matter, the substance is the same, the whirring noise it is probably due to a defective inlet valve stuck on open. Just on a dishwasher you cannot see when it overfills untill it leaks.

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