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Bosch dishwasher slowly fills with water after cycle is done

We've been tracking the problem after having a bosch repair person out and didn't find the problem. After the wash cycle is complete, the dishwasher empties out but then slowly starts to fill with water. I thought maybe it was the drain hose but after 24hrs. I have emptied close to 2 gallons of water!! It has to be coming in via the supply line. Any ideas for a fix?? Must be some kind of seal that is shot. Dishwasher is 7 years old. thanks!!

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  • bjohnson1 Dec 21, 2008

    Thanks Smithbrother-I'm going to give it a shot!!!

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Replace the water fill valve, it's leaking.

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How to run self test on bosche dishwasher


Here is an excerpt from "Bosch Dishwasher Troublesoooting".

Running a Test Cycle
Bosch dishwashers have a test cycle which can be run as a troubleshooting measure. The method to run this test cycle is similar across the Bosch dishwasher range so if your dishwasher features seems different from those described below then try experimenting, as the process is fairly straight forward and will be very similar. Bosch dishwasher model numbers are usually found around the top or lip of the door. One of the most common differences between dishwasher models is simply the names of the buttons. For example in the first example below, POWER SCRUB PLUS and REGULAR WASH may be called WASH and ECO depending on your dishwasher model and the country you are in. The other key difference is whether your dishwasher has a display panel (which can display error codes) or not (in which case a program light will illuminate to tell you the fault.
To run the test cycle hold down the POWER SCRUB PLUS and REGULAR WASH buttons. Whilst held down press the ON/OFF button. The lights above them should flash. Now you can check the status of each dishwasher program by pressing its button. Now you can run the full test cycle = Press the POWER SCRUB PLUS and REGULAR WASH buttons again. The dishwasher will start up and when the cycle has ended one, if you have no display panel on your dishwasher model the indicator lights will illuminate if a malfunction was detected as follows -
CLEAN - A temperature sensor fault. If this is the case then the test cycle will be very short as the dishwasher will terminate the test once it's been detected.
RINSE/DRY - A water sensor/filling fault. If this is the problem then the test cycle will not complete as the dishwasher cannot detect the right level of water, the dishwasher will just keep filling and draining again.
WASH - A heating fault. Check your heating element.
If you do have a display panel on your Bosch dishwasher then after the cycle is complete an error code will be shown if a fault has been detected. The error codes are as follows -
0 - No errors have been detected.
1 - A water sensor/filling fault.
2 - A heating fault.
4 - A water filling fault. This can also appear as F on the display during a normal cycle.
8 - A temperature sensor fault.
When troubleshooting your Bosch dishwasher, running the above test cycle is a good start in diagnosing the problem and should give you an idea of where the problem lies with your Bosch dishwasher and what fixes and repair are in order. Our general troubleshooting page will give you some ideas on other things to check on your dishwasher. Good luck!

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My Bosch dishwasher fills with water but when it comes to the wash cycle it does nothing.


If your dishwasher is brand new, then call Bosch service as they can repair it under warranty.

Feb 26, 2012 | Bosch Dishwashers

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My Bosch shu3307uc pumps out all the water at the end of the cycle, but slowly fills the bottom between cycles, even wuth little or no activity at the sink. have checked the drain hose for blockage, but...


Hello, welcome to FixYa.

Based on your post I understand you have a Bosch SHU3307UC dishwasher, correct ? Firther to this you.ve stated "slowly fills the bottom between cycles, even with little or no activity at the sink"


It sounds to me like the fill valve is at fault unfortunately. This is a very common problem for Bosch dishwashers of that era.

A faulty fill valve...sticking in the "open" position either due to the plunger in the coil getting stuck or sediment inside the valve body impeding it from closing correctly...Either way you're safer to change it with the history of these valves failing.

This is what to look for...

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As long as your model is indeed a Bosch, this info below will be accurate.

Original part is # 425458. It usually retails for about $20 - $30USD at places such as "searspartsdirect.com" "repairclinic.com" to name a couple, if needed. They may be available at your local brick & mortar parts depot/vendors.

**Before attempting to repair the unit please turn off the power and the water supply to the dishwasher...safety first**


If you remove the lower kick plate/toe panel, you will see the inlet valve to your left...


i.e.

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Replacing it or to check for debris in the filter/screen at the inlet is pretty straight forward. Here`s how...

1) undo the water line. ( here you can visually inspect the screen in the valve...if nothing noted, you'll likely need to replace it as follows )

2) Remove the two #20 torx screws fastening it in place.

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3) the feed tube to the machine at the back of the valve and swap it with the new one.

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Once the new one is in or it's all clear you should be good to go.

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Bosch dishwasher fills with water after cycle is completed


Sounds like you need a new water inlet valve. It's not shutting off completely, so water slowly enters the machine even while it isn't running.

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i know this sounds daft but --
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Bosch dishwasher


WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOUR DISHWASHER?

small_9_26.jpg For a detailed Dishwasher illustration, click below.

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Warning!To avoid personal injury or even death, always disconnect yourappliance from its power source--that is, unplug it or break theconnection at the circuit breaker or fuse box--before you do anytroubleshooting or repair work on your appliance. Also, because somecomponents may have sharp edges, use caution while working on yourappliance.

There's an error code on the digital display

It doesn't work at all
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The door has problems
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I see an error code
The detergent cup doesn't open
The cycle times are too long

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