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No water enters dishwasher (Kitchen Aid KUDS25SHBL1)

No water enters the dishwasher during the cycle before the motor starts. Water supply valve is open.

I suspected a faulty inlet (solenoid) valve. Impedence across the solenoid after being disconnected is about 1.1K-ohms. Brand new inlet valve solenoid measures 1.2K-ohms, so I no longer suspect the inlet valve.

Voltage to inlet (solenoid) valve is only about 0.2 volts when washer cycle is started, i.e. the first 2 minutes when the water should be flowing in, so I'm now suspecting that the proper voltage is not getting to the inlet valve. Unfortunately, I don't know what that voltage should be to activate the solenoid, and I don't find a schematic anywhere that might help.

Any information, pointer to schematic, ideas or help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

Reid

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Usually 120 volts

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