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WHEN i START THE DISHWASHER MOTOR IS NOT WORKING

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Usually when you start the dishwasher, you should hear the inlet water valve operate and let water in. The wash motor cuts in much later. If you do not hear the motor but everything else seems to be ok then the motor has burnt out. But if you hear nothing once you press the start button, then it is likely the cycle is not starting as the door is not locked. This could mean either the door switch is faulty or the latch is not engaging the door switch. It might help to please clarify the situation as above and also provide model number of dishwasher.

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  • mythily Dec 04, 2012

    you should hear the inlet water valve operate and let water in. The wash motor cuts in much later. If you do not hear the motor but everything else seems to be ok and the model number is 665 17032 400

  • mythily Dec 04, 2012

    this is exactly what is happening initially water valve lets the war in then the motor tries to start but soon the sound dies and nothing happens

  • Sam Dec 06, 2012

    If the wash motor sound is heard but it dies, then most likely the startup capacitor (item 26) is faulty. Refer diagram on this page.http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdir...

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