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Wont turn on. or call for water

My kitchen aid washer KAWE450V purchased 1990 will not turn on or call for water. i replaced a solenoid a couple of years back - but cant rememeber how to test for this.

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The float could be stuck and thinks it has water(throw a bunch of water into it and it might free itself up.
do you have power to the unit??????
is the filter at the base clean???

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