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Adb2200 won't fill- not for usual reasons

Water IS available. Changed inlet valve. Still not filling. Float microswitch itself operating normally. Is this an AC or DC solenoid inlet valve??? Measured voltage at inlet solenoid is 115VAC. Is this normal? This voltage appears to be present even when the unit is off, oddly enough. No water is moving..... Really bugs me that valve doesn't power off when the cycle is cancelled. Unit works perfectly when pouring water in to run a cycle. Only fill is affected. It SEEMS that my replacement valve is as bad as the original, but why is it still apparently calling for fill even when it is off? The water line flows just fine into a container; the valve although powered is simply not allowing the unit to fill. Odd coincidence, quite aggravating really. Am I missing anything? I sure wish a schematic or normal component operating voltages were listed somewhere! Have to wonder if the solenoid is actually a DC device but the driver circuit is toast. Who will tell me what this circuit is supposed to be doing?

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easy test i came up with. take 5 coffee cups place them on the top rack upright. one in each corner and and one in the middle. do this after the dishwasher has started a cycle and is full with water. with the cups in place let the dishwasher run for one minute. then open the dood. the cups should be mostly full. if not, there is either not enough water or you have a pump problem.

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SOURCE: Dishwasher will not drain.

Check first that the drain hose and the drain lines are not blocked.

Once you ensure that the drain lines are clear, this usually means that the drain pump is stuck, clogged or faulty.

Try first unplugging power cord for ten minutes.

If this does not help, the pump is clogged or defective.

The drain pump must be tested by energising it, if the pump is fine, then this is may be a faulty control, replace the control assembly in this case.

Use the number listed on the owner manual if you want to call a technician.

Enter model number on this website to find schematics and replacement parts.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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SOURCE: My ADB1500AW Amana dishwasher is leaking at the water fill sensor

i have adb1500 i have replaced all the board on front of door, and it leaks at the bottom of door.

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SOURCE: Dishwasher not filling with water

make sure you didnt kink the water hose,wires on tight.check the float inside the dishwasher .it should lift up and down freely if its stuck up (maybe something is under it) it wont let it fill.good luck!
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Posted on Jan 26, 2010

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SOURCE: My Dishwasher starts as usual,,,fills with water

Check the user guide manual. If resetting procedure is shown, follow it.
Otherwise the problem is with micro controller board. You have to contact the service provider as this is a computer program related fault.

If mechanical timer is used you can try cleaning them. But I doubt as the mechanical timers are no longer in use for the past few years.

Hope your incoming mains voltage is as per the recommendations!
110 V or 220 V as per your country standards.

Some times voltage fluctuations causes this problem. Should not be less than 10 % in any standard.

Posted on Sep 21, 2010

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