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Can hear motor running but nothing happens in dishwasher

Motor runs but nothing happens. No water enters machine, no motion inside machine. Checked inlet screen, replacd flood saver supply line with a standard supply in case flood saver had tripped. Then discovered that nothing inside machine was moving when motor was running. Also cycle circuit breaking as I read somewhere that this sometimes will reset the control board. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance. Kenmore Ultrawash with quietguard model 665-1702403

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  • dseason May 30, 2009

    Discovered inlet valve can be tested by 1) remove the valve, 2) put a hose on valve that you can blow thru 3) CAREFULLY connect valve to 120V while blowing through hose. It may "sound" like the valve is working but you must blow air through it. The valve defaults to the closed position and opens when volage is applied. Mine sounded like it was opening and closing but this was simply the solenoid clicking. No air would pass through the valve. Replaced the valve and all is working again. Thanks for the help.


  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    turn machine on can hear a motor running but no water comes into machine and controller does not move



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Hi, you need to test voltage to the water inlet valve. If you are getting voltage (120V) replace the valve. If you are not getting voltage check the water level switch located in the front corner of the tub.
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  • ssatthi May 10, 2011

    Hi can u pls help. I have a Bosch sgv57t03GB which retains the water. I have checked the usual pipes and drains. I've checked the Elec board all working fine. Nothing open circuit. I swapped the solenoids over and there was no change. I suspect it's the pump. Is there any way of checking this? Also I could do with a technical manual any help with this ??



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