Question about KitchenAid 24 in. KUDS01FLBL Built-in Dishwasher
My dishwasher will not start. I checked the fuse box and there is power going to it. Machine just will not start. Did this happen to anyone? I don't know what to do next. Thanks for you help
Open the dishwasher door, press in rapid sequence the following keys: Hi Temp Scrub, Energy Saver Dry, High Temp Scrub, Energy Saver Dry. Close the door until it latches and press the Cancel key. The machine should reset itself. It worked for me when I had the same problem
Posted on Jan 14, 2008
This is happening because you have a very bad fault, a Phase to Earth short, problem. Leave machine UNPLUGGED, Breaker/Fuses OUT. do NOT use it, nor Touch it, It is possible to get severe electric shock. PLEASE get a registered serviceman to inspect this unit.
Posted on Feb 07, 2010
Float valve is jammed.
Look inside the machine on the floor will be a small float valve. Looks like a small upside down cup. Lift it and clear anything from underneath.
The valve is a safety feature to stop the machine from over filling. If anything gets under the valve it will jam open and stop the machine.
Check for a clog internal or external.
Scoop as much water our as you can. Open the cover on the floor of the machine. Usually just turns and lifts out or snaps out some are screwed in. Take your time and try not to force anything. Look for a clog there.
Check for clog in the drain. The dishwasher will connect to the drain under your sink and run either directly to the drain or into your disposal unit. Remove open the connections and look for a clog. Clear if necessary.
Not the clog?
Water is pumped out by the machine via an internal pump located under the base. If it fails the water will collect until it trips the float valve. First scoop out all the water from the machine and run it again. If water comes in and it runs to the point it fills again and trips the float then either the pump or timer is faulty.
Remove the machine. It will be held in place by screws directly into the counter top. You may have to lower it to get it out. The front feet turn with a wrench to lower.
Turn off the water supply. Run the unit again until you get to the drain cycle.
Connect a test light or voltage tester to the terminals at the pump. Check for voltage at the pump. If you have voltage replace the pump. If no voltage the timer is faulty.
Some can be replaced as a unit others are integral to the control panel. Turn style can be replaced. Touch control can not.
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Posted on Mar 17, 2010
There is no fuse box inside the dishwasher. The fuse box or electrical panel for your house is where you shut off the power to the dishwasher.
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Posted on Mar 09, 2009
HI. this sounds like a busted impeller in the pump housing. there are two impellers. one for the wash and one for the drain. the drive shaft will strip the impeller center nut, causing this noise. I would inspect the pump housing for lose impeller action. replace the faulty impeller if found to be damaged.
Posted on Jun 11, 2009
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