Question about CDA Dishwashers

Open Question

I have a CDA CW496/1 Dishwasher. It will not empty.

On the test cycle it beeps four times. I have replaced the drain pump but it will still not empty. What else could it be?

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 833 Answers

SOURCE: Neff dishwasher will not empty

Could be a kinked hose, diverter solenoid is jammed or burnt out. If the dishes are clean and the pump is working...then look at the above. If the spray isn't happening, the pump could be a problem. They are usually direct drive and you'll note that the motor isn't working.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

Ad
  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: i have a cda mx194

MX194 Dishwasher.

Switch off and unplug before doing anything. .

First three lights are flashing on top and it will not stop making stupid noises.

Remove plastic panels at front of machine under door, see if there is water inside.

If there is ... something is leaking. If it is a slow leak - solution is to dry up excess water in tray with paper towels or whatever comes to hand. You will need to find the leak somehow - salt container is usual suspect.

There is a microswitch attached to a float on the left hand side inside a white plastic cover. Water at the base of this activates the switch and disables machine. Mine has not leaked since trying this fix and machine is running well 2 months down the line. Better 10 minutes with paper towels than 2 hours of expensive plumbers.

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Bosch Dishwasher wont drain

Crazy! I have the EXACT same problem....sounds like it wants to drain...but won't ...Water has been stuck in the bottom for days now

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

  • 6 Answers

SOURCE: cda cw494 dishwasher it runs for about 20 mins

is the light indicator flashing because you need to add salt or rinse aid.i have a bosch and my lights only flash to give me information on addig salt and,or rinse aid. so i can stop this by setting my dishwasher to take all in one detergent ,then the lights will not flash.

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Danby Dishwasher stuck in drain cycle after wrong soap use

There might be water in the overflow sensor. I unloaded the dishwasher and lifted the front so the dishwasher rested on its back. There's a narrow gray tube that runs down from the bottom right of the door. The tube runs into a white piece of plastic with some wires coming out of it. There is a rubber plug that covers a nipple on the plastic. Pull the rubber plug off. Mine was quite tight. Tip the dishwasher back onto its casters to drain the water from the overflow. Check to see if the dishwasher functions normally, then put the rubber plug back on.

Posted on Jan 10, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My cda cw496 dishwasher beeps in the middle of the cycle and then water leaks from the bottom. any suggestions?


The problem could well the plumbing past the machine... Are any of your other drains in the kitchen slow? A little snaking of the drain lines may be in order.

Jan 02, 2015 | CDA Dishwashers

1 Answer

For Miele Dishwasher G2470SCVI Need help with remaining water in the bottom. Model# G2470 SCV1 SF Type-HG03. Runs through the entire cycle,long,short ect..everything is clean and dishes look great but


see this causes and fix it. God bless you
Belt, Water Pump Although few dishwashers have a water pump belt, if the dishwasher won't drain there might be a worn or broken water pump belt. After removing the lower kick panel the motor can be seen in the front, the water pump belt is on the bottom of the motor.

Drain Pump If the dishwasher won't drain, the drain pump might be defective. Test the pump motor with an Ohm meter. Drain pumps are not repairable, if it's defective it will need to be replaced.

Drain Impeller The drain impeller is attached to the pump and pushes the water out of the dishwasher, through the drain tube and into the garbage disposer or drain line. If the dishwasher won't drain, the drain impeller might be broken or worn out. Replace both the impeller and seal at the same time.

Drain Solenoid Kit If the dishwasher won't drain, the drain solenoid kit might need to be replaced. The drain solenoid is an actuator that opens a flap to allow the water to drain.
Drain Valve The drain valve can get clogged with debris and should be cleaned out if the dishwasher won't drain. If it seems clear of debris but won't actuate, it will need to be replaced. The drain valve is not repairable.
Pump and Motor Assembly If the dishwasher won't drain, the pump and motor assembly might be defective. If the motor runs during the drain cycle, check for a blockage in the drain line. If the motor won't run during the drain cycle or if it just hums when it should be running, the pump and motor assembly might need to be replaced.

Clogged or Improperly Installed Garbage Disposer If the dishwasher won't drain and the garbage disposer was installed recently, the installer might have forgotten to knock out the drain plug from this disposer. All garbage disposers are sold with a solid plug in the drain tube for situations where a dishwasher isn't connected. However, if the dishwasher is connected, the plug will need to be removed. If the disposer wasn't replaced recently, remove the dishwasher drain hose from the disposer and clean out both the fitting on the disposer and the end of the drain hose. These are the most common places to find an obstruction if the dishwasher won't drain.

Drain Hose If the dishwasher won't drain the drain hose might be clogged. Remove the drain hose from both the dishwasher and the sink drain to clean it out. The most common place for an obstruction is at the garbage disposer.

Check Valve If the dishwasher won't drain the check valve might be stuck closed. The check valve is a small plastic device which prevents water from returning to the dishwasher after it has drained. If the valve gets stuck closed, it will prevent the water from draining. The check valve is the device that the drain hose is attached to on the dishwasher
Check Ball If the dishwasher won't drain the check ball might be stuck. The check ball is a small plastic ball in the check valve which prevents water from returning to the dishwasher after it has drained. If the ball gets stuck, it will prevent the water from draining also. The check valve is the device that the drain hose is attached to on the dishwasher.

9_29_2012_12_23_59_pm.gif9_29_2012_12_24_31_pm.jpg

Sep 28, 2012 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

Edgestar DWP60ES prematurely ending wash cycle, will not drain properly, beeps alot


most likely the dishwasher has a minor leak in the base under the wash sump. this could be tripping the flood switch which causes the pump to run continuously. when the leak dries up you are able to start normally until the leak trips the flood switch once again.

Check for leaky door seal or hose. see edgestar site for instructions on getting to the area under the sump. make sure dishwasher is disconnected from mains when working on it.

Jul 25, 2012 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

My dishwasher won't empty


Please check the drain pump/ valve, check the voltage at the drain cycle time, if absent the program controller is faulty. If present the drain pump/valve needs a cleaning or replacement. Also check the level of the dishwasher so as to allow the water to drain into the drain port.

Mar 26, 2011 | Bosch 24 in. SHU43 Built-in Dishwasher

2 Answers

CDA dishwasher (model number CW496) , stops working at the rinse cycle, and does not empty, filter is ok, tried re-setting the programme but unless there is no water being held the programme won`t work


my dishwasher starts off with good intentions then a couple of minutes later it starts beeping non stop.I open the door to find it has turned on to the rinse cycle and will not do its job.I continue to start it again and then it repeats the problem again.Can you help?

Sep 21, 2009 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

I have a GE Profile dishwasher that is not emptying. Instead, it overflows all over our kitchen. However, it will empty after "reseting" the cycle three or four times. HELP!


HI, usually, if the dishwasher dose not drain properly, it will be the fault of a defective or, malfunctioning pump. i will list several problem areas to check. Inspect each area properly and, replace any component that is faulty or fouled.


1. Air gap / Drain hoses
If there is an air gap (located in the sink, near the faucet), check to see if it is clogged. Unscrew the top cap and see if there is anything blocking inside. Note: If there is no air gap installed, the dishwasher might not drain properly.

If the drain hose is clogged, the dishwasher would not drain. If there is an air gap installed, it is very common that a hose going from the air gap into the garbage disposer is clogged. Remove and clean the hose. Make sure to reattach the hose before starting the dishwasher.

Note: If you recently had a garbage disposer installed, it is common to overlook removing the drain plug.

2. Broken belt
Some dishwasher models use a belt to drive the pump. Replace the belt if found broken.

Note: Sometimes the belt would just come off the pump. Even though it might not be broken, it is recommended that you replace the belt, because it is probably too stretched out.

3. Pump
Some models have two impellers inside the pump - one, wash impeller, takes care of the wash cycles, the other, drain impeller, drains the water out. If the drain impeller is broken (broken blades, shaft), the dishwasher would not drain. Replace any broken pump components.

4. Drain solenoid
Some models (for example most GE dishwashers) use a drain solenoid to drain water out. Sometimes the solenoid gets stuck, preventing the water from draining out. Try to free up the solenoid. If unsuccessful, you might have to replace the pump assembly.

5. Motor
If the motor is stuck, it is sometimes possible to free it up by manually spinning the motor.

Replace the motor if defective.

6. Timer
Replace if defective (note: uncommon problem).

Jun 25, 2009 | GE 24 in. Profile PDW9880JSS Built-in...

2 Answers

CDA CW 446 dishwasher problem


Emma:

Is there a reset button on it? If so, press that. There are also sequences of buttons which one has to push to reset it. These are kept secret. Try pressing Hi Temp and Heated Dry, turn loose and press again within Five seconds. Or turn off the electricity and see if that resets it

May 11, 2008 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

Meile G638 I Plus dishwasher


Problem solved, the dishwasher starts its wash cycle with a drain sequence, the pan did not drain in time for the wash cycle to continue , thererfor locking it out on inlet/drain alarm. I removed the drain hose from the S trap, then the non-return valve from the filter basket, made sure the drain pump impelar was free, blew down the drain hose back into dishwasher to clear any waste in the pipe,then found a block in the S trap orifis, after clearing that, reasembled and test run on cold pre wash cycle this runs for aprox 10 min.customer was very happy.

Mar 30, 2008 | Dishwashers

3 Answers

Bosch Dishwasher wont drain


have you removed the filter? if it gets clogged the dishwasher wont drain. other wise is sounds like a faulty drain pump

Nov 17, 2007 | Bosch 24 in. SHY56A05 Stainless Steel...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dishwashers Logo

Related Topics:

39 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top CDA Dishwashers Experts

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

74482 Answers

john cordey
john cordey

Level 3 Expert

705 Answers

Are you a CDA Dishwasher Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...