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Dishwasher gets no water

The dishwasher gets no water. I verified that there is power (the drain pump works fine). I did have to clean the drain line out because of a clog that prevented drainage.....when I found standing water in the diswasher. The drain is OK again. The water is on.
The manual suggests to check the inlet filter....but I dont know where to find that.
Is ther a fuse inside the dishwasher that may be broken?


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It is no fuse in dishwasher.
Solution1: Check if the inlet line to d/w is open(usually it located under the sink)
Solution2: To rich a fill valve filter:
1. Shut off water to d/w kick panel under front door of d/w
3.disconect the water line on left hand side
4.pull filter from center of water valve by nose pliers
5. clean the filter by old toothbrush under the sink
6.put everything back
7. if does not help the water valve needs to be replace

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