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Dishwasher will not fill up with water

I have a PDW7800 GE Profile dishwasher. I found the breaker kicked one afternoon. After that no water would come into the machine. I replaced the inlet valve/solenoid and the control. Still no water - $150 invested and still doesn't work. Any ideas?

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  • d_scott_5 Jun 18, 2009

    How do you check it???

  • d_scott_5 Jun 18, 2009

    Removed the switch (hooked to the float) Not much to click - Just a flat piece of contact material that stays done on the switch. I jumpered the plug and it blew the breaker. Is the switch bad or do I have a bigger problem?

  • d_scott_5 Jun 19, 2009

    Yes - I unplugged the switch and jumpered the plug

  • d_scott_5 Jun 19, 2009

    Just replacing the switch won't help then right? Where else could the problem be??

  • d_scott_5 Jun 19, 2009

    The coil in the bottom? How do you check it?

  • d_scott_5 Jun 19, 2009

    That will take some work - the unit is still installed. I will have to pull it out. May not get to it until this weekend. I am looking for 0 ohm's correct?

  • d_scott_5 Jun 19, 2009

    Thanks for all the help - much appreciated. Have a great weekend!

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Did you chek the level micro switch thats in serie with the intlet valve

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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  • Joe Povoas Jun 18, 2009

    follow the wires connecting to the intlet valve one goes to a micro switche not far away from the valve just check on and off , see if it clicks and if not just connect the two wires together and try that way

  • Joe Povoas Jun 18, 2009

    you jumped the switch wires rigth not the intlet ones

  • Joe Povoas Jun 19, 2009

    ok so you have a bad switch and something else is wrong to

  • Joe Povoas Jun 19, 2009

    check the heater is shorted 4 sure

  • Joe Povoas Jun 19, 2009

    two wires at the back of unit disconnect one wire and measure how many ohms you have

  • Joe Povoas Jun 19, 2009

    o ohms is shorted needs replacement


    good luck 4 more help just post

  • Joe Povoas Jun 19, 2009

    your welcome anytime

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