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Have a Bosch SHU43C05UC/14 dishwasher. Water comes in, gets heated, but the unit never seems to go into wash cycle, fills, then drains a little.

I checked the impeller and that is in good shape and moves. I can not find the float in this unit, nothing in tub that is obvious. I tried one of the diagnostic tests on line but all that happened was the appropriate lights blinked, but no info came out of that. I let it run the test for 20 minutes and nothing changed. The water pressure at sink is okay, and the drain works fine. The hose does not appear to be kinked. Any ideas?

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  • Matthew Wilkens
    Matthew Wilkens Jan 04, 2014

    I checked continuity of float and micro switch, seem ok. I found float, no apparent problem. Found flood float in bottom, not stuck either. All the components that are supposed to move appear to move.

  • Matthew Wilkens
    Matthew Wilkens Jan 10, 2014

    Okay, I have replaced the water inlet valve and the pressure switch. Still not working. Water is coming in and appears to work at first. Funny noise coming from dishwasher like a motor trying to turn but not. Doesn't spray water out of arms.

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This may sound odd but might work.

Reset the machine as to start a new cycle. Add 2-4 cups of water. If the machine starts and runs through a cycle then the water inlet valve needs to be replaced.

Good luck

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