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Pump won't stop draining

We had a blockage in our kitchen sink plumbing. We had run the dishwasher, as it tried to drain the blocked pipe caused a back-up in the dishwsher. We had a plumber clear the block. However, the dishwasher keeps trying to drain water, (we think), so that it can not re-start. All we get is the pump draining. How do we get the machine to realize it is not now full of water? We have emptied all the visible standing water that had collected in the machine.

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  • Stelios Varias
    Stelios Varias Feb 07, 2008

    We have what appears to be the same problem, except with model SHU 3302. I also noticed that much of the door insulation is very wet. 

  • carlsons640 Jan 15, 2009

    where is the limit switch?

  • Terence Fourie
    Terence Fourie Mar 10, 2014

    ok, typically what has happened, there is water in the bottom sump which normally comes from a faulty pump (wash motor /pump all in one.) It activates the sump safety limit switch which only allows the drain pump to run. No other action will take place. The only quich check is to tilt the machine backwards about 45 deg. and see if water runs out from the sump onto the floor. If so, that indicates where the problem is. Once the water has stopped flowing from underneath, replace the machine flat onto the floor and retry the program. It should run for a period. If so, you need to remove the side panel on the R.H.S to investigate exactly where the leak is coming from. Hope this helps.

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You will almost certainly have a build up of water in the base. remove the water and retry. check to see if limit switch is not sticking or has possibly gone faulty.failing this, your board is faulty.

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