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Electrolux Dishwasher 24 " not enough water new fill valve new float hot water Water lines clear. water too low float never rises amd the dishwasher runs water barly covers the top of the filter straner Model FDBB2455FS0

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  • recoush Jan 24, 2009

    water pressure good. sprayed hose into sink before replacing valve.

    added 18 " loop upside of dishwasher then back down to drain from pump. maybe a little more water not much change (just_bobZ) seemed like a good idea. their seems to be a good flow. not sure what water pressure is to Dishwasher. timer seems to delay and allow water in. cycles a few times, doing a load now to see if dry soap dissolves. How much water should be in tub? water covers large screen but float not floating. water not across the tub just center of tub not touching the element.level

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If i was at your home as a repairman this is what i would do.if your water pressure was good at the kitchen sink,i would turn water off to dishwasher undo water connection at the fill valve,and place water line in a bucket and turn on water.if ok and still not getting water then prob with fill valve.soooo you have a new valve,did you check the water pressure to the valve? if yes good because then you also flushed out that in coming water line.because[and i have done this a few times]if not flushed their could have been minerals setting in that supply line so when you turn the water back on it pushes that stuff into the new water valve screen and blocks it up also.if your getting water then its trying to do its job,it just cant get enough water and the timer times out so no more voltage to the water valve.thats a lot said but there no mystery to it.the timer allows for lets say a 70 sec fill at 40 lbs water presure ,seventy seconds up that's it .the float only stops it from flooding,too much water.it dose not tell the machine that there is not enough! so because its letting in some water that tells me the float switch is closed[and it should be]leting the voltage to the water valve.the water valve has to let in enough water then.i know i mixed up words a bit but i hope this helps you understand whats happening.God bless ,if you need more advice you can email thru FixYa tom

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  • Thomas Malailua
    Thomas Malailua Jan 24, 2009

    the water should be close to the crown where the spray arm attaches in the middle of the dishwasher.and you should hear a unbroken sound as the water is spraying th ru the spay arm.you can add water for testing purposes with a pitcher.also i had a thought, dose your drain hose have a good loop so the water is not just draining out by gravity.also if you haven't double checked the water valve fill screen for mineral blockage,i would if were i.

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