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My dishwasher stopped using water yesterday

It runs through the cycle. There is electricity, and heat, and I can tell that the things are spinning inside, but there is no water. My dishwasher is about five years old.

My serial number is GSD6600GOOBB

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I would check your fill valve screen, where your water line connects to the dishwasher, lots of times i will see that screen clogged, especially on customers homes that have wells.

There is no way to change the fill time on these.
There is also the potential problem with the float sticking if it is gunked up it will not allow water in...see that it moves up and down freely and you should here a clicking noise.....If it is not one of these there could be a problem...with the timer...I am providing a link that will help walk you through this problem in a more technical...manner...if you are not comfortable performing these tests...i suggest you fore go it and let a tech handle it....

http://www.applianceaid.com/dish.html#filling (http://www.applianceaid.com/dish.html#filling)

this is one continuous link.....you can scroll down until you see the won't issue.
I hope this helps ..good luck, have a good day& please rate my effort......The Fang

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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