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LOUD HUMMING AFTER WATER FILLS AT START OF CYCLE

When I start the wash cycle the water fills ok but then there is a loud humming/buzzing coming from dishwasher. Any ideas where it is coming from?

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  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    Load humming sound when water is pimping during wash cycle. Is that indicative of someting in the pump. If so, can you get to it from inside the dishwasher?

  • rgregmorris Apr 16, 2009

    This sounds like the same noise, i.e. buzzing/humming after the start of the wash cycle, but goes quiet once the rinse cycle starts.  Dishes still come out clean.  Thought it was hard debris caught in the trap, but not.  Ruled that out anyway.  Open to suggestions please.

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Sounds like you have something in the sump/motor. I could lead you through it on a chat session but too much just to type. Let me know if you would like me to do so.

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