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Danby DDW1802W Cycle Problems

I am having trouble with my Danby DDW1802W 18inch built-in dishwasher. Recently, the dishwasher was running fine but, was not draining, I fixed the draining problem (the disposal and drain line were clogged) and now the dishwasher drains fine (i've dumped cups of water in the basin and it drains through the sump operation) but, when i start a cycle, the dishwasher just runs, it does not start the cycle  (jets, soap, water, etc.)

Do you have any ideas how I can fix this?

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Re: Danby DDW1802W Cycle Problems

The fill valve is probably stuck in the full position. It's at the bottom of the tub and looks like a small tube with a cap on it. You should be able to move the cap up and down easily.

Posted on Nov 30, 2007

Re: Danby DDW1802W Cycle Problems

The tip about the ''float switch stick'' fixed our problem. Thank you because we know that the problem is not the timer ! We removed the foam, cleaned the inside in witch the foam was and we put it back. If it's back later, we will look to replace that float switch stick or whatever, at least we know what the problem is. Again thanks a lot. Anne

Posted on Sep 28, 2008

Re: Danby DDW1802W Cycle Problems

I had the same problem, all you have to do is open the small rubber plug located behind the kick plate at the bottom/front. It drains the water that has gotten inside (from being flooded or overfilled) and away it goes.

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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