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Asko dishwasher won't start, just hums and gets hot

Dishwasher doesn't start when any mode is selected. Just hums and heating element appears to be heating up even though the heated drying is turned off.
Prior to this the dishwasher filled with water than stopped operating.

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  • jcnel Dec 17, 2008

    Ditto. Same problem with our ASKO 3251 model. Also: the soap dispenser did not open after the last wash cycle, and the water not drain. I removed the drain filters to check for debris, and to make sure the impeller on the pump was rotating free. Still won't work. It just makes a low quiet hum.

    ??? ideas????



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Get this every few months - don't know the problem but we disconnect from unit and tilt the dishwasher and loads of stinky water spills out - from where I don't know. Then just **** all the water out of the drain bit with a chicken baster - primative but has worked every time so far. Keep trying to get water out until doesn't hum when switched on.

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