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A SIGN OF A BAD WATER INLET VALVE

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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called for a under warranty repair on my Whirlpool GHW9400PW4

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SOURCE: water appears to collect in the tub when the machine is not in us

This is caused by a faulty inlet valve solenoid. It is allowing water to run into the tub. The solenoids can be tested using a multimeter for continuity. A lack of continuity indicates a faulty solenoid and the water inlet valve will need replaced. See the attached photo for reference. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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