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Dishwasher Does Not Cycle

When I initiate the full cycle, nothing happens. There is power to the unit and at some point in time during the rotation of the timer switch, water must slowly enter the dishwasher, because the bottom if filled with water. However, it does not quickly fill, wash, or drain. The fact that the control dial rotates, but no cycles process leads me to believe it might be the timer switch. Any thoughts?

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Re: Dishwasher Does Not Cycle

IA, these GE pumps have a habit of sticking if the unit hasn't been run for a while. First you want to verify that the motor is in fact getting power, this will eliminate the timer. You can use a meter on the quik connect from the motor while in the wash cycle. If the motor is getting power, see if the pump is stuck by turning the motor vanes (Do this with the power off). If it's hard to turn and then frees up than this was more than likley your problem. You remove the bottom toe panel and will be able to check this out without removing the dishwasher. back

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Re: Dishwasher Does Not Cycle

Adendum to previous Post. The model # of GE Dishwasher is Potscubber GSD700G

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Re: Dishwasher Does Not Cycle

Problem solved thanks for the advice, the vane was stuck rotated it now its fine.

Posted on Nov 29, 2009

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Can you explain more details, are you implying the unit fills with water, that it has power on the panel and you can select a cycle and nothing happens ?

Just need a little more info so i can be specific to your dishwasher.

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