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Bosch SHU9952 dishwasher drain pump never stops running at end of cycle or when door is open. Also, no fresh water enters after restart.

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  • patkendavido Mar 11, 2009

    Pump drains the water fine, it just doesn't ever stop running.

  • patkendavido Mar 11, 2009

    Re. Solution #1 "If the water doesn't drain from your dishwasher, check these:"

    Referenced solution doesn't address the problem, i.e. Bosch SHU9952 dishwasher drain pump never stops running at end of cycle or when door is open. Also, no fresh water enters after restart.

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HI
Check the hoses for kinks. Make sure that water is getting to the water intake hose. With your tap shut off, loosen or remove the hose from the tap, then open the tap slightly to see if water is getting to the hose intake. If water is getting to the hose, remove the hose from the washer to see if water is making it through the hose to the water intake valve.
Make sure the lid is down as some washers will not fill if the lid switch is not activated. Also, make sure the drain standpipe is at least 30" tall. If it isn't, the water may get siphoned out of the washer. If this is happening, install an air gap in the drain line.

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    Adjust the temperature setting to warm and set your timer to the fill cycle. Start your washer and lift the lid. You'll want to depress the lid switch with a screwdriver or other tool to prevent the interlock from engaging during this test. Feel or look for water entering the wash tub. If no water is coming in, or if it is too hot or cold, you'll need to test the voltage on each solenoid valve with a volt ohm meter or Digital VOM. The voltage should be between the ranges of 110v to 125v.
    If the voltage is correct and the valve is not opening, you need to replace this valve. If the valve is not getting any power to it, you will need to use your washer specific wiring diagram to look for any broken wires, and if there are no broken wires, move on to test the lid switch, temperature switch, timer, and the water level switch. Replace anything that is defective.


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Http://www.applianceaid.com/boschDW.html

this link might be helpful

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Hello there

Sounds like your impellor is blocked. Depending on the model you have, if you remove the filters you will see a small hex screw in the sump, undo this screw & remove the small cover, this will expose the impellor of the pump see if any foreign objects are jamming it, this method should be in your instruction book.

again depending on the model of your machine h ave a look into the bowl at the bottom. If there is a cover held by a screw on the left side, take the screw out, remove the cover and check for some debris blocking the impellor. Be careful as glass is the most common item found in the impellor.

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  • Check sink drain and drain hose for restrictions
  • Unjam the motor
  • Unjam the pump
  • Check the drain valve
  • Check the drive belt
  • Test the timer motor
  • If you have a brand new dishwasher or garbage disposer, check the knock out plug on the garbage disposer.

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Hi

maybe you have shorted auto switch, this switch needs to cleaning

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Check your installation. Most likely the drain hose has not been installed with a high loop.This is the most common mistake I see with Bosch dishwashers.
You may want to search GW for High Loop to get more info on how to correct your problem

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    taran_2005 Mar 11, 2009

    Hiya,

    There is water in the base activating the anti flood device.

    Unplug the appliance from the wall socket.

    Take off the inspection panel from below the door and use a sponge to empty the base.

    Once it's empty the anti flood will reset and the machine should work again.



    If still having problems you'll need to take the machine out and take off the left hand side panel (when viewed from the front) and check that the red lever has reset.



    If it starts then faults quite quickly then it's likely you have a leak. You'll need both side panels off to watch and see where it's leaking from.



    (If it's a freestanding machine you can pull it out and try tipping it backward about 45 degrees to drain the base)



    Hope this helps

    Thanks

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Check if the control panel button stuck up .also check if anything is stuck up inside causing it to fail

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If the water doesn't drain from your dishwasher, check these:

Drain line/air gap
Pump
Drain valve and/or solenoid
Belt
Motor
Timer
Drain line/air gap A clog in the drain line or air gap (if there is one) is the usual reason that a dishwasher won't drain. Often the problem is at the point where the drain line attaches to the garbage disposer or household drain line. If you remove this line, you can clear any debris from the hose or hose connection. Be sure to reattach the hose before starting the dishwasher again.

Pump Your dishwasher pump ejects the water. The pump is usually mounted directly to the motor, then attached to the bottom of the dishwasher. You can reach the pump from inside the dishwasher, but first you need to remove the lower rack, the spray arm, and the spray arm support.

Look for an impeller--a round plastic fan blade-type of device that spins around. This is the wash impeller, which forces the water through the spray arm. Beneath the wash impeller is the drain impeller, which is similar in size and shape to the wash impeller. The drain impeller pushes the water toward the drain port. These components make up the pump. If any of the pump components are defective, you need to replace them.

Drain valve and/or solenoid Many dishwashers use a drain valve with an electric solenoid. When electricity flows to the solenoid, the valve opens and diverts the water to the drain. Sometimes the solenoid, or the diverting lever, sticks and prevents the dishwasher from draining or filling properly. Try to free up the solenoid to lubricate the lever. Otherwise, you may have to replace the solenoid or pump assembly. With these systems, the motor always rotates in one direction. When it's energized, the drain valve diverts the water.

Other dishwashers simply reverse the direction of the motor to drain the dishwasher. These units don't have a drain valve. Instead, there's a drain hose connected directly to the pump housing.

Belt One brand of dishwasher uses a belt to drive the pump. If this belt is broken or has fallen off, replace it.

Motor If the motor isn't turning or working, the unit won't drain. First check to be sure you have power to the dishwasher. If not, see the section "It doesn't work at all." If the motor hums but doesn't turn, it may need to be replaced.

Some dishwashers are susceptible to getting stuck if you don't run them regularly. If you haven't run the dishwasher for more than a week, you may need to manually spin the motor to free it up. If the motor is defective, you need to replace it. Dishwasher motors can't be serviced.

Timer Part of what the timer does is control the motor and drain valve. If the timer doesn't work properly, the water may not drain and you need to replace the timer. This problem is uncommon.

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