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Dishwasher starts to fill then just hums

I have a Kenmore Dishwasher Model# 665.17052400. It will start to fill with water, stops filling and hums for a few seconds, stops humming for a few seconds, then starts humming again but doesn't stop humming this time. I have taken the cover off the chopper and it is clean in there. Is this a control problem or a motor problem???

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Darryl

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Sounds like a motor problem. Behind the chopper is an access to the impeller, try turning the impeller or the chopper blade and see if the motor will rotate. If it doesn't, then something is stuck preventing the motor from running.

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