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No water into dishwasher

Changed hot water heater and now dishwasher does not work

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I had the same issue s when I drained my hot water heater. I poured a few quarts of water in the bottom of the washer, and started it. Worked like a champ ever since.

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Check to see that you have hot water at the kitchen sink, which would be the closest fixture to your dishwasher. Sometimes when you cut into the plumbing pipes you get a temporary air lock.

I would start and stop the dishwasher a few times to clear the problem.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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