Question about Whirlpool Dishwashers
I over filled my Whirlpool dishwasher with jet dry and it leaks every time the door is closed whether it 's running or not , What can I do to stop this
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: after adding Jet Dry to
BE Sure you are not using detergent that has the softener/rinse agent
already included. The electrasol 3in 1 tablets will cause an over
abundance of suds if you use the two together. The water becomes
very soft. You have locked up the pump with suds.
use 1/2cup salt to flush followed by 1/4c oil.
Posted on Mar 15, 2008
You have to replace the rinse aid compartment if not the whole inside door shell ,the reason for the coating is because your not using rinse aid.If you are using the same soap than you need to replace the leaking dispensor.
Posted on May 20, 2008
I have a quiet partner I and it is doing the same thing!
I have only had it for 3 months. It did it once before, then after about a week, I tried it again and it worked fine?
I can't find my warranty anywhere. I bought it at Lowes.
Does anyone have any kind of solution? Looks like it is a common problem.
Posted on Aug 09, 2008
Sounds like you've diagnosed the solution on your own.. Most of the inlet valves are spring loaded so that if power is removed or disabled.. it defaults to a closed state and doesn't allow water int the wash basin. To open, they need to be energized by the control system so you may have one of two issues.. a faulty inlet valve that doesn't spring closed when it is not energized or a controller that is comanding that valve to open ( less likely of the two) For a quick test.. make sure the DW is dry inside and open the door. wait and watch for water to enter the basin.. If it does begin to fill up.. your inlet valve could be the root of your problem.. It is also possible that you are back-siphoning waste water in from the drain system. If the water looks dirty then that is more than likely the problem so you may have a clogged pump, kinked drain hose or your drain system itself is not draining as fast as the DW pump forces the water out.
You should routinely clean the pump filter so that the pump can remove all the wash water without having to draw it thru food debris caught in the filter.. Hope someof these ideas will help you solve your problem..
Posted on Sep 01, 2008
SOURCE: Dish washer over filling?
The first thing you should do is clean the level probes in the unit. There are two probes sticking through the back of the unit and the water completes a circuit between these two telling the machine when it is full. If they are clean, you may have a faulty sensor or wiring.
Posted on Oct 18, 2008
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