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Diswasher Leaked, now Won't Work

Hi, Our Bosch has run without trouble for six years, but yesterday I discovered a puddle outside it and the machine in an endless growl. I think that's the pump trying to remove water, but the dishwasher was almost dry. Dishes were clean. Now the machine merely growls whenever I turn the power on. Buttons appear to work to start a new cycle, but as soon as I shut the door the growl is back and no water enters. Any advice on simple things this mere homeowner can do to check out and possible fix the trouble? Thanks.

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  • franzmetcalf Aug 27, 2007

    bigg t,

    Thanks for the strategy. I'll look around in there and see what I can find. It makes sense that the float would be stuck, making the poor thing believe there's water when there's not. Am I going to need to pull the unit out for this kind of thing? I guess I'll find out soon enough.


  • franzmetcalf Sep 04, 2007

    Hi all,

    Amazingly, the problem is fixed. All I did was to prime the drain pump by pouring in a couple liters of water. I put the water in, set the dishwasher to start and the machine performed flawlessly. I guess the trouble was simply with a faulty seal when we did the dishes the previous time.

    I really appreciate the help folks have given me here. This is how the internet can make the world better.


  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2008

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Tip your dihwasher ono its right side (as you look at it from the front)you will get a spillage of water then right it that should free the float

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If you see a float inside of the dishwasher make sure its cleaned well.that float tells the control board when to drain and to fill with water.the symptom you descibe tells me its trying to drain,make sure the float moves freely.if you dont have a float you will see a metal probe clean that up as well.try this and if it doesnt fix the sensor may be part of the drain body and it has failed(leaking).

Posted on Aug 27, 2007

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    anthony james Aug 27, 2007

    just open the door and look inside.



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