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When I started the dishwasher I can hear the timer running and it advances and fills with water but it does not seem like the motor ever runs

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  • taylorpaul56 Nov 29, 2008

    Whirlpool Model # DU5004XM-2

    Serial # F70515780

    Stock # DU5004M

  • taylorpaul56 Nov 30, 2008

    Thanks for responding, I really appreciate your help. Ok, 4 wires in the motor connector, which 2 do I put power to? and does this motor reverse to drain? which wires do that?

  • taylorpaul56 Dec 02, 2008

    Which wires in the 4 pin connector will test the motor?

  • eric bosman
    eric bosman May 11, 2010

    please give me make model and or serial number

    every dishwasher is different

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Hi
It can be several things.
Clogged lines
Clogged check valve( number 22)
Or motor is burned out.
You can check drawings and parts plus prices HEREIf you need touj check your motor you can wire it directly and see if it turns.
Good luck

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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