I have a hotpoint bc1450 no water coming into machine
I just got my washine machine fixed it sits beside my dishwasher however now my dishwasher has gone seems that there is no water coming into machine yet my taps at sink are all flowing properly. i can here a clicking/wurring noise but nothing happens. any help please i dont want to pay a fortune to get this fixed after paying for washing machine.
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Did the problem start directly after the washine machine was fixed ? I wonder if when the washing machine was moved back, the hose to the dishwasher has become trapped and kinked behind the washing machine. Or maybe the supply to the dishwasher is separate to the washing machine and has been turned off by mistake.
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Flashing lights, pump running even when turned off. Had to switch off at the socket. The vibration from the machine had managed to give a quarter turn to the appliance gate valve, the type with the little blue handle. I could see the indentation in the rear rubber panel on the back of the dishwasher. Unscrewed the little blue handle, pushed the machine back in and started working as normal. :)
I had this problem too, but discovered the cause and the remedy.
The flashing eco light signifies that the drain sump has water in it. Before the machine takes on water it checks a float located in the sump. If the float says that there is water in the sump then the machine presumes that there has been a problem when draining and decides not to take on any more water.
In my particular case, the sump collected extra water after the machine has last drained itself because the bottom spray arm has come off and allowed some water to enter the machine. Make sure that you check that!
The simple solution is to empty the sump of water. Do this by tipping the machine onto its right side. Warning! You will get wet feet! There was about a 1/4 pint of water in my dishwasher.
After that you should find that your dishwasher works perfectly again! Why Hotpoint couldn't include this simple task in their manual I'll never know! Health & Safety I guess...
If the motor is running, the diverter solenoid valve is probably not functioning. It is attached to the pump. With the power off, take the solenoid apart and remove whatever is jamming it. Toothpicks are a favorite as are any large food particle. It may also be bad. Not the problem...you may have a defective timer or your outlet hose is clogged or kinked.
u will more than likely find its the element... and i would not charge that for to come out.. ive one here im doing.. u can get the part for 40 quid on the net.. im charging to fix this one 90 in total.
this sounds like it could be the heater element has gone faulty, it is quite difficult to get to test it with it being built in, but basically gain access to the underneath of the appliance and you can test it with a test meter for open circuit, it is also possible that a wire has either come off or broken,
the pump pumping out is like a safety mechanism, the eco wash may work because this uses no heat? (some models)
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if i have helped please rate me, thank you, please work safe unplug when working on appliances
I had the same problem with my machine - ie lots of water coming out front about two thirds of the way through the cycle - engineer (local and very reliable) knew as soon as he came in that I had started bying Powerball 5 dishwasher tablets - they produce too much foam (try opening the door during the cycle and see the amount of foam) and it therefore comes out of the overflow parts on the door. I tried Magnum 5 and got the same problem. Now I stick to either Asda's own basic (not the 5) or I buy the Magnum ones and cut them in half. Has never leaked since!