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Dishwsher is getting no water?

I have a KitchenAid dishwasher model number KUDIO1ILWH6. It retails for @ $600.00 and Lowes has a unit that is very similar. I believe the dishwasher I have is from 2005 or 2006? I don't know a lot about it because I bought it used and was told that it worked. I got it all hooked up and it ran all through the cycles without using any water? I fooled with the button sequence some but nothing. I decided to try the water solinoid valve, so I bought and installed one of those. Still nothing. I checked online for information and saw somewhere that some dishwashers need some water in the motor housing in order to work. It was completley empty when I installed it so I put water in it, ran it some, pushed cancell to drain the water and then started over again and it worked! Well.......the next I would say two times. Now it hasn't worked again since then. I also tried replacing the float switch, but that didn't work either. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Someone took the repair manual from the inside of the lower panel so I'm really begining to wonder if there was a problem before.

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  • cmoll61 Dec 12, 2008

    I didn't try what you said but I took my tester and checked the voltage going to the water valve when the dishwasher was on. It got spikes of electric but it was so fast it never even got up very far on the meter. My guess is the valve isn't getting a full signal? So what's the problem? I loooked at the drawings and the only thing I can figure is the control pannel? I also took the top pannel apart some and checked the two switches on the latch and they both work. I made sure the tab is bent down as far as it will go to activate them when the door is closed.

  • cmoll61 Dec 12, 2008

    Where's the timer? I don't remember seeing that? I need to get a schematic. Where can I get one?

  • cmoll61 Dec 15, 2008

    Thanks a lot for your time. It turned out to be something totally different! Even though I checked water coming in at the water solenoid I guess it was only a small build up? It turned out I had a shut off valve that the rubber seal came off and got lodged in the opening blocking the water! I discovered it only after I took the dishwasher out I was trying to install and put my old one back in and then that one wasn't getting any water either. I couldn't believe it when I took it apart. The water started running out when I turned the main off and the pressure dropped but when the pressure was holding it in place it sealed it right up!

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Can you make a test cord out of a short extension cord . cut the cord on the female end and crimp on two alligator clips . now with the dishwasher disconnected from the power grid put the alligator clips on the water valve .check that the alligator clips are not touching nothing but the valve terminals. Now plug up the male end into a wall outlet ,you should have water if not you will know what to test.

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  • flyingtarzan Dec 12, 2008

    sounds like the timer . trace the schematic and use the ohm scale to test the contacts in the timer the ohms should be 0 or close to 0 . Use the wire colors to help you trace

  • flyingtarzan Dec 13, 2008

    your have a controller instead of a timer part #8564542 this part is around 100 dollars. your model # is KUDI01ILWH6. the tech sheet could not be found yet.



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