Question about GE 24 in. GSD2600GBB Built-in Dishwasher
I bought a new dishwasher which had been used for training service techs; that is, the electrical harness was dissassembled and re-assembled to demonstrate the procedure to technicians. I installed the dishwasher, and immediately it melted the 'solinoid' (i think that's what it's called). It's a black cylinder under the dishwasher, near the front, that is connected to the control arm that, when pulled down, causes the dishwasher to drain. I replaced the solinoid, and it immediately melted the 2nd one, too. can anyone tell me why this keeps happening. Some thoughts: 1. at installation, when connecting the wiring to the gray power supply cord that i robbed off my old dishwasher, I did not think it mattered which wire (black or white) was connected to which side of my cord. - it couldn't be a 'polarity' issue or something, right? 2. the electrical connector that connects to the solinoid can be attached either way as well - right-side up or up-side down - i don't think that matters, either... I do not have a warranty on this machine under the conditions which i bought it, so i need to figure this out...
Like Zuesfaber says as long as you don't have it connected to 220V supply, I believe you have a timer issue. The timer is sending 120V to the solenoid when it shouldn't be, overheating and melting it. I've seen this on a few GE's and got stung on a service call because of it. The solenoid is a AC circuit so it doesn't matter which way the harness is connected. Catriver.
Posted on May 07, 2007
You're not connecting a 110V rated solenoid to a 220V supply are you? (Always thought the US supply system was unneccesarily complex). A.
Posted on May 07, 2007
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