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Candy a8001 dishwasher

My dishwasher fills to begin its cycle, but seems to be filling too much and water starts to leak from the door. The only way we can empty it is to reset it and put in onto the rapid cycle which begins by emptying water. There are no blockages as the water is discharging correctly on the Rapid mode after reset........Please someone help me, my hands are getting soft washing dishes.

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Re: Candy a8001 dishwasher

It sound that the problem is cause the water level switch. The switch level is usually a diaphragm device with a small clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. I am not familiar with this specific machine, but if you will open the rear panel you will find it easily. Clear tube first from any obstruction, In case it doesn't help, disconnect the wires from the unit (you should disconnect first machine's power cable !!!!!) and measure with a multi-meter on its tugs for continuity and disconnection while you are inhale and blow to its tube. In case it doesn't react, you should replace it. Good luck !

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