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Kenmore dishwasher water inlet valve replacement

How to replace water inlet valve

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Turn off power to dishwasher at the breaker or fuse panel.Turn off water supply usually found under sink. Remove the front kick panel and remove water supply line from the valve,remove clamp to hose on dishwasher and remove hose. Remove electrical connectors from the inlet valve and remove screws holding valve to cabinet . Reverse steps to install. Slowly turn on water and listen and look for leaks if all is well turn on the power and start washing.

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When the Dishwasher won't fill you'll need to check for the water inlet hose, the water inlet valve and the float switch assembly. When the water fills your dishwasher, a float rises along with it. As the float reaches a certain threshold level, it shuts off the flow of water, thereby preventing a leak. Sometimes the float can get stuck in the wrong position in your dishwasher, and it can prevent your dishwasher from filling. Sometimes it can happen due to float valve and on other occasions due to float switch. Inspect the water hose coming to the dishwasher for any blockages. If the hose is not clogged then check the water inlet valve for any clogs, if the water will not even fill for few seconds then certainly the water inlet valve is bad and should be replaced. You can also use a multimeter to check continuity on inlet valve. If you don't get any value on the multimeter then you'll need to replace the water inlet valve assembly. However, if the valve is fine then the float switch assembly should be replaced. Hope this helps... Please post back if you need more information.

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Thanks for using FixYa. If the dishwasher is overfilling it’s caused because of water-inlet valve going bad. This valve is usually at the bottom left or right of the dishwasher, behind the lower access panel. It's the device with the main water line from the house, a rubber tube to the dishwasher, and two wires attached to it. If the water-inlet valve is defective, you need to completely replace it. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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