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Dishwasher doesn't drain--now dishes are not clean--looks like on bottom and top, although they seem rinsed off--coffee cup on top looked no different. Husband checked what he could, including air gap...no clogs--except he cleaned out stuff stuck in one of contraptions inside the washer. Still doesn't drain, although a little less water at bottom now. He said the arms are going around--he kept opening it while it was running. It is 10 years old. DW repairman? Plumber? New washer???

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  • andreamf May 19, 2009

    The model number for problem above..doesn't drain or wash is GSD5130D01WW

  • Leslie Looman
    Leslie Looman May 11, 2010

    need a specific model number please...you can often find them on the inside of the tub wall..or on the bottom of the door ..or behind the kick/toe plate...thank you.

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The flood switch is tripped. This is located under the unit. Unplug or flip the breaker to the dishwasher, take off the black kick plate under the door, 2 screws, and you will see the white plastic "pan". The flood switch is located where you can't really see it but it is on the left hand side wall and is made of styrofoam. The best thing to do is to put some rags in the pan, this is not easy because there is little room to put them, and soak-up the water that has filled the pan. Eventually you will get enough water out that the float will deactivate the switch. What you hear "running" when you turn it on is actually the drain pump, it get activated when the flood switch is tripped.

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