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Dishwasher overflows I have a Maytag PDB3600AWX dishwasher. The pump works well, pumps all water out of the tub when reaching the appropriate cycle state. However, it keeps taking in water when it's not running / turned on (e.g., overnight) and the tub starts overflowing, cuasing obvious leakages (to the basement). What part needs to be replaced? Thanks, C Artz

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  • ceesartz Jun 24, 2009

    That's what I thought, what you confirmed for me: replacing the water intake valve solved the whole problem.



    Cost ~ $50 (Canadian) plus just about two hours of my work (total).

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Sounds like you've got a problem with the water intake valve(s). If it takes on water without water running in the sink, that is where I would look. If it happens when you use the sink, then I would also check your drain hose placement

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