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Dishwasher won't fill

I have an Maytag MDB9150AWW dishwasher. Initially it was not getting enough water to completly disolve the soap. If you ran it again, it would usually complete. After some research, the advice was that the two usuall problems were the water inlet valve or the float switch. I replaced both.
No luck, it still won't fill.

I did check to insure I have a clear water line (water comes through when is disconnected from the valve.

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  • ernie15 Dec 12, 2008

    Thanks for the quick reply. The lines are not kinked and I have replaced the valve. When you start a cycle, I do not even hear any water running (the line to the valve never gets warm so no hot water is moving through it) so assume the valve is never opening.



    What is the best way to test the timer?

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    i have the same

  • lsue Jan 03, 2009

    I HAVE A DWC8240AW WATER WON'T RUN IN TO IT,CAN YOU HELP.THANK YOU!

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The only three things left are:
Is the flow to the fill valve adequate...kinked line...for instance.  Drain valve is partly jammed...letting water out early or timer is bad..I'd go with the valve.  You may be able to clean it out.

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

  • Robert Hirst Dec 14, 2008

    The only thing you can do is to look at the voltages coming to the various solenoids when they ought to be activated.  You should see line voltage.  You may also have a defective connector.  Many units have diagrams of the units pasted somewhere on the chassis.  Use caution near line voltage.  You can be hurt or worse.

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