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Dishwasher leaks When we start the dishwasher we hear it try to start but no water enter the inside tub. If we hit the cancel button it shuts down and water starts spraying from underneath in the area where the main wate line hooks up.

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Sound like the fill valve is not working. I woudl check the hoze for a clogged screen ,then replace the fill valve if no clogs found. 

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