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WHEN I TURN ON WATER FILLS THE DISHWASHER, BUT THE MOTOR NEVER COMES ON TO "WASH" OR REMOVETHE WATER. I CAN HEAR THE "TIMER" CLICKING, BUT THE MOTOR NEVER COMES ON. THE WASHER HAS BEEN USED 4 TIMES IN A YEAR.

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    blueextc3221 May 11, 2010

    dishwasher or clotheswasher?

    in either case - it sounds as if your pump has failed.

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Sounds like the motor has failed.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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Drain line/air gap A clog in the drain line or air gap (if there is one) is the usual reason that a dishwasher won't drain. Often the problem is at the point where the drain line attaches to the garbage disposer or household drain line. If you remove this line, you can clear any debris from the hose or hose connection. Be sure to reattach the hose before starting the dishwasher again.

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