Question about GE Dishwashers

2 Answers

No water going into disher, drain valve won't open either

My GE dishwasher has no power going to water valve or the drain valve. I jumped out float switch -found that it has no power to it also. I checked continuity on all the contacts that the timer controls-all ok. I can run power straight to the valves- they work fine.

Posted by on

  • wodonnell86 Jun 27, 2009

    After I posted the question I read of a similar problem on your site that was fixed when the heat dry switch was jumped out. so I tied the black with white tracer wire to the orange- now the water and drain valves work! I was looking for a wiring diagram for this model-still haven't found one yet.

    Thanks for the help,
    Will O'D.

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

There's no need of wiring diagram any dish washing brand. All u need to do is make your own diagram by tracing the wires to where it go.

Posted on Dec 04, 2010

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 46 Answers

Bad door switch or its not closing all the way

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

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

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Switch dishwasher on and starts up ok but when it comes to pumping water in it stops and does not do anything else.


Hello

Investigate these five areas if your dishwasher won't fill with water:

As water is filling your dishwasher, a float rises along with it. When the float reaches a predetermined 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. Check your float assembly. Replace it if you need to.

The water that fills your dishwasher lifts the float, and when it reaches a certain level, it acts as a trigger for the float switch. The float triggers the float switch to shut off, thereby shutting off the flow of water into the dishwasher. A defective switch may interfere with your dishwasher's filling ability.

Your dishwasher may not be filling with water simply because the water valve's filter screens are dirty and debris-filled. Gain access to your water inlet valve and try cleaning it out. This might be enough to solve the problem. You can learn how to access your water inlet valve in the replace a dishwasher water inlet valve section.

Alternatively, your water inlet valve could be defective altogether. That could be the reason your dishwasher is not filling. Test it for continuity. If it is not functioning as it should, replace it.

Your dishwasher's drain valve is regulated by a drain solenoid. If the solenoid is malfunctioning, it may not allow the drain valve to funtion properly, which in turn could be the reason your dishwasher is not filling with water. Investigate your drain valve and test the solenoid. If the solenoid is faulty, replace it.

Aug 22, 2011 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

Dishwsher doesn't get disher clean


Hi

If the water inlet valve is fine and it fills with water then the issue seems to be with the float switch assembly that is bad and should be replaced. Float assembly is found inside the dishwasher's tub, on the bottom. The water that fills the dishwasher lifts the float, and when it reaches a certain level, it acts as a trigger for the float switch. The float triggers the float switch to shut off, thereby shutting off the flow of water into the dishwasher. A defective switch may interfere with dishwasher's filling and/or draining ability. Use voltmeter to test the switch. Set the device to the ohms setting x 1. Take each probe and touch them to one switch terminal each. This should produce a reading of either zero or infinity. Continue to touch the probes to the terminals, and press down on the switch's button. The reading should change to the opposite extreme. If the switch fails either of these tests, you should replace it. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

Daniel

Aug 07, 2011 | Hoover 24 in. DT999 Free-Standing...

1 Answer

My bosh exxcel disher dose dot fill


Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. To start with check the water inlet valve which is located behind the lower access panel on the left or right side of the Dishwasher. If the water inlet valve is bad you have to replace it, also check the main water line for clogs/obstructions. If still the issue is not resolved then it’s a bad float switch and needs to be replaced. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


Thanks
Rylee

Jun 03, 2010 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

GE Potscrubber disher - water leaks out while filling


I would try removing the cover and make sure the float isn't sticking. On mine the float pushes on a rod that goes through the tub to a micro switch. When you hit it, it probably frees it up for a while. Hope that helps.

Jan 21, 2010 | GE Dishwashers

1 Answer

When I start the dishwasher, looks like water is not coming


  • Check that the water supply is turned on. The valve may be located under the sink.
  • Check the door latch
  • Test the door switch
  • Inspect the float assembly
  • Inspect the fill tube for kinks
  • Test the float switch
  • Check the inlet valve filter screens
  • Test the water inlet valve
  • Test the drain valve lever arm
  • Check the drain valve

Oct 19, 2009 | GE 24 in. Profile PDW7800 Built-in...

1 Answer

I have a GE GSD1930X66WW dishwasher. The water


Sir,

GE dishwashers will have a sumpentrance screen ( #4 ) that should beremoved and checked for any gookus, see 1 or 2 screws on the cover top, which isbehind the lower spray arm. Almost all ( some newer GE dishwashers have a separatedrain pump and motor - but for our purpose, we will talk about the mostcommon GE dishwashers ) GE dishwashers have a drainsolenoid ( #1 ) that can fail and stopthe draining. If the solenoid cannot pull in the silver plunger, the drain portwill not open to allow the motor and pump assembly to drain the water out. Thesolenoid can be ohmedwith an ohm meter for continuity, or tested to see if it is receiving 110-120 volts AC. Many GEdishwashers have a selfclean filter ( #3 ) inside at the back.The draining water must pass through a plunger in the self clean filter body.This can get clogged up, or the plunger may twist and distort and not allow thedraining water to get past. The filter can be removed from the inside and theplunger will twist out of the self cleaning body for testing/checking. Next obstaclefor the draining water in the backflush valve ( #2 ). This valve can twistor distort and block the water flow as well. The drain port will need to beaccessed to check this flapper valve, the drain port will untwist from the selfclean filter body. All hoses in-between the items mentioned above and the drainhose itself all the way to the house plumbing should be checked forrestrictions.

click this link for more help

Thanks
Good Luck

Aug 17, 2009 | GE Dishwashers

1 Answer

Water won't drain


There is a drain hose for your dishwasher that often gets clogged. I would try this first. Remove the drain hose and clean it out. reinstall the hose and your dishwasher will drain. The dishwasher should have a panel to remove and then comes out easily, just be careful not to pull it out too far. Go to google or youtube and type how to remove or install dishwasher hose or valve and you will find visual aids that way. Good luck

Jul 13, 2009 | Hotpoint 24 in. HDA3400G Built-in...

1 Answer

Disher washer not getting any water??


Hi Harris,
Without a model number, I can't be 100% certain... but it sounds like the flood/safety float is stuck in the ""flood" position. It works by rising and falling with the water level in the tub. If there's too much water, the float will trip a switch and kill power to the inlet valve.
Open the door and remove the lower rack. You should see it right there in front inside the tub. Just lift it and drop it several times to clear it. (It's gotta be all the way down for water to get to the dishwasher)
Now try the dishwasher. Did it get water? If so, please rate this solution. If not write back and we'll go a little deeper.

Tracy

Mar 27, 2009 | Frigidaire Dishwashers

1 Answer

Water problem


Many dishwashers will drain at the beginning of any cycle.
If the water does not fill after the pump-out cycle, then the problem is either the fill valve or the float switch. You should be able to hear the float switch click as you raise or lower it. The fill valve usually hums whenever it has power.
If the fill valve has power but doesn't open, (use a voltmeter) replace the fill valve. If there is no power at the float switch, nor at the fill valve after pumping out, then the clock / timer is at fault.

Mar 10, 2008 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

NO Water


Check the float under the lower rack. It should move up and down freely and you should hear a click when moving it. This operates a switch that turns the power to the water valve off if it gets to full. If it sticks in raised position or has gotten out of place where it rests on switch under the dishwasher, the valve will not let water in.

Oct 09, 2007 | GE 24 in. GSD500X Built-in Dishwasher

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dishwashers Logo

Related Topics:

130 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GE Dishwashers Experts

Mike

Level 3 Expert

4336 Answers

jdthefixer

Level 3 Expert

744 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Are you a GE Dishwasher Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...