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My dishwasher will not fill with water?

It will run through the cycles but will not fill with water.

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The water level sensor is not working right.  Generally, these are floats in the lower right side of the inside tub.  They jam up and will not move due to detergent buildup.  Gently move the float up and down to clear the issue.  If you have a water heat cycle, use it next time to help 'melt' the detergent buildup.
If you don't have a float, you have a sensor located in the bottom of the machine with a tube going up to the tub.  It has a thin hose and two wires coming out of it and is about 3 inches in diameter and about half an inch thick.  It has broken and will need to be replaced.  Test it by shorting the two wires and seeing if the washer fills.  

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