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Drain cycle won't turn off

Upon start-up, the initial drain cycle prior to filling won't end. Water pumps out until dry and then the pump seems to keep running. I have filled with water multiple times via sink and turned off and on to watch it successfully drain the water but not kick into its fill cycle.

I have added some vinegar thinking hard water might have fouled some sensor or float switch and flushed it with both hot and cold water all to no effect. This happened once before but it seemed to clear itself overnight.

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  • mdeboucaud Nov 29, 2007

    The drain cycle won't shut off and it won't turn off even when the door is open.

  • hawkck1 Dec 03, 2007

    In my case, teh unit compeletd the clean cycle, but never lit teh "Sanitized" light. It continues to run - even with the door open. Wondering if there is a "reset" procedure - doing the "Cancel Drain" operation does nothing.

  • Maltby Farm Dec 27, 2007

    Same problem. We awakened one morning to the smell of "hot electronics" and realized our Bosch Millenium Series dishwasher had been draining all night. I tried the same things as the other posters...put water into the bottom, hoping it would trigger something; nothing worked. The day prior to the repairman arriving, it started working again. That was in June 2007. It's now Decembe 2007 and the same thing has happened. ?

  • Boschlover Feb 21, 2008

    Just to add to my initial posting, I have discovered by accident (in attempting to repair the float switch), that if I tip the dishwasher forward, a bunch of water seems to drain from some basin at the bottom of the unit. Once this water is drained, the cycles seem to work fine for 1-2 loads at which point water accumulates in this basin again and needs to be tipped and drained out. It is a pain, but since I can't seem to get a repair man out to my house, it has kept us going for the past couple months. As for the cancel drain function, on my machine, I press the "Power Scrub Plus" & "Econo" buttons at the same time.

  • Niklaus Mar 02, 2008

    I have the same problem. DW worked fine and now won't stop the drain cycle nor fill.

    Any responces to this problem yet?

  • ecobuilding Jan 10, 2009

    Hi
    Thanks for your post. I am having the exact same issue. Thanks to your follow-up post, I was able to get it going at again. Have you found any long term solution yet?


  • alex1111 May 11, 2010

    Hi guys, what's "Cancel Drain" operation? Which 2 bottoms do I need to press? I am experiencing a similar problem where the drain cycle does not stop and the floor is left with a 1 in thick watrer. It appears that the water did not drain out of the drain hose but came out of the 3 little square holes on the bottom front of the door.

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sounds like your impeller/motor is going bad or something is stuck in that area.

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float switch is in the flood position and the drain pump is running.. there is water under the dishwasher or that switch is stuck up..

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My model is actually a SHX46 but I was able to piece together some advice off of this site. This is what I did. I removed the toe plate and then I soaked up all the water that I could out of the white pan at the bottom. Then I unhooked the water supply line so that I could pull the dishwasher out. Once I got it out, I tipped it forward to drain out the rest of the water. I then unhooked the drain line that was connected to the disposal and cleaned it out with a "Snake line" I then hooked everything back up and it worked. Thanks so much for this website, I know it saved me a ton of $$$$$$$$$.

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The fill valve is governed by the float switch. I doubt that your fill valve (solenoid) has failed.

Focus on replacing the float switch and you should be all set.

Good Luck!

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Drain pump won 't stop running


Washer fills with water then drains:

The critical question is. Is the water is just running down the drain but the pump isn't running. If it is being pumped out, and you can hear the pump running just the same as when it's emptying prior to spin then it could be aborting the wash because it is, or it thinks it's overheating. ( due to defective water temperature switch)

If the pump is failing to shut off then there is something wrong with the electronics. If your washer is a mechanical timer controlled device then you may have a sticking switch (which may explain if switching cycles does something for you). But if you have an electronic timer then you may be experiencing a board failure, where a cycle is being commanded when it is not intended to by design.


If water isn't being pumped out, but just draining away all the time, the washer will keep detecting there isn't enough water inside and top up with more.
Modern washing machines should be sophisticated enough to realize something's wrong and abort with an error, but if not, it may continue washing or rinsing for a short while before losing enough water to trigger more coming in again. It can get stuck on this cycle indefinitely and it's called siphoning.
Siphoning occurs when the end of the drain hose is lower than the level of the water inside the washing machine.
Try raising the hose and see what happens.
Also the drain hose should have some type of air gap where it fits into the stand pipe. It should not have an air tight fit.

Again Either it's siphoning down the drain due to an issue with the plumbing, it's overfilling, or also if it ( THE WATER) overheats then in some machines the software will employ a fill and drain tactic to cool down the water. The important thing is to work out which of these different faults is causing the problem by careful observation.


Other switch's to check would be the water inlet valve and the water pressure switch with a multi meter for continuity or OHMS.

And in some modern washers that come with THERMISTORS:
One symptom of a washing machine that thinks it's overheating and thus fills and drains at same time ( possibly because of a faulty thermistor) is if it's filling with cold water and pumping out at the same time. This is covered in this articleWashing machine fills and drains at same timealthough the same symptom can be caused by other faults.

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Nov 26, 2012 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

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Hotpoint Ultima WF860T


Alarm
code Description of fault User
code Effect
E11 Problems with water fill in wash phase E10 Cycle PAUSED 8.2
E12 Problems with water fill in drying E10 Cycle PAUSED 8.3
E21 Problems with water drain in wash phase E20 Cycle PAUSED 8.4
E22 Problems with water drain during drying or drying
condenser blocked E20 Heating phase skipped 8.5
E31 Analogic (electronic) pressure switch circuit faulty --- Cycle blocked
with door closed 8.6
E32 Incorrect calibration of analogic (electronic) pressure
switch --- Cycle PAUSED 8.7
E33
Incongruency between level of analogic (electronic)
pressure switch and level of anti-boiling pressure
switch 1
--- Cycle blocked
with door closed 8.8
E34 Incongruency between level of electronic pressure
switch and level of anti-boiling pressure switch 2 --- Cycle blocked
with door closed 8.9
E35 Water level too high --- Cycle blocked with door
closed and water drain 8.10
E36 "Sensing" circuit of anti-boiling pressure switch 1 faulty --- Cycle blocked
with door closed 8.11
E37 "Sensing" circuit of anti-boiling pressure switch 2 faulty --- Cycle blocked
with door closed 8.11
E38 Pressure chamber blocked --- Heating phase skipped 8.12
E41 Door open E40 Cycle PAUSED 8.13-14
E42 Problems with door closure E40 Cycle PAUSED 8.15-16
E43 TRIAC which powers the door interlock faulty E40 Cycle PAUSED 8.17-18
E44 "Sensing" circuit of door delay interlock faulty --- Cycle blocked 8.19
E45 "Sensing" circuit of door delay interlock triac faulty --- Cycle blocked
with door closed 8.19
E51 TRIAC which powers the motor short-circuited --- Cycle blocked with door
closed (after 5 attempts) 8.20
E52 No signal from tachometric generator --- Cycle blocked with door
closed (after 5 attempts) 8.21-22
E53 "Sensing" circuit of motor TRIAC faulty --- Cycle blocked
with door closed 8.23
E54 Relays (motor) contacts faulty --- Cycle blocked with door
closed (after 5 attempts) 8.23
E61 Insufficient heating during washing --- Heating phase skipped 8.24
E62 Overheating during washing --- Drain, end of cycle 8.25
E63 Insufficient heating during drying Heating phase skipped 8.26
E64 Overheating during drying --- Heating phase skipped 8.27
E66 Power relay to heating element faulty --- Drain, end of cycle 8.28
E71 NTC wash sensor faulty --- Heating phase skipped 8.29
E72 NTC sensor on drying condenser faulty --- Heating phase skipped 8.30
E73 NTC sensor on drying duct faulty --- Heating phase skipped 8.31
E84 "Sensing" circuit on circulation pump triac faulty --- Drain, end of cycle
(door open) 8.32
E85 Circulation pump faulty --- Drain, end of cycle
(door open) 8.33
E91 Communications error between main PCB and user
interface --- --- 8.34
E93 Configuration error E90 Cycle blocked 8.34
E94 Incorrect configuration of washing cycle E90 Cycle blocked 8.34
EF1 Drain filter blocked LED-EF0 --- 8.35
EF2 Excessive detergent LED-EF0 --- 8.35
Regards David Marsh

Jan 21, 2008 | Hotpoint Ultima WF860 Front Load Washer

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The washing cycles both (pre-wash and main wash) can't work through to the end. when the water has been filled, the four indicating lights flash together and sounding like tide with rhythm. when...


It is possible that the machine does not start off the cycle because there are errors due to feedback from the inputs. For the program to start up the main program controller must initiate the INLET/MOTOR/DRAIN pump/ valve to open up and allow each function to be driven starting from the flow of water into the drum as also the drain valve to open to exit the water at the point of the program cycle. If this does not happen then the voltage at the valve/motor/pump must be checked or the fault relates to no voltage from the controller. This means the controller is a suspect since the cycle when advanced seems to go through well.

Make sure that a fault in any of the cycle will relate to the specified action, so check the command from the program module and then the executing device be it the valve or motor or pump.

Please check the link below:

http://www.repairclinic.com/Washing-Machine-Troubleshooting?red=Washing-Machine-Repair-Help

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Aug 27, 2011 | Dishwashers

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Machine stopped mid cycle, won't spin or did not drain, no error code displayed, tried unplugged and restart. no luck


next time send the model number,open the door,look around the opening where you put the clothes in and you'll see a tag with the model and serial numbers,it has to drain first before it will spin,check the pump,get a shop vac and vac out all the water,remove the bottom panel and look at the pump,if the middle of the pump can be removed turn it counter clockwise slowly until the water starts to leak out and vac it up until all the water is out,then remove the middle part of the pump and clean it out,if the middle doesn't come out remove the hoses and check the pump to see if anything is in it and check the hoses,after you remove any debries you find fill it with some water and put it into a drain to see if the water drains,if it doesn't you can check the pump again to make sure you cleaned everything out,stick your finger in and fell around the impellar to make sure it's clear,if it's clear replace the pump.usually an error code will come up but if it fills and agitiates but won't drain i would start at the pump.hope this helps.

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Brand new SGS57A02GB just fitted. Run initial cleaning wash to get rid of factory water. Drain starts then stops, starts filling, goes through 2 filling cycles then the drain pump starts. The drain pump...


Hi,

This problem is mostly caused by the drain pump or a restricted drain line. Try taking the end of the drain hose off under the sink and re-checking the drain-out condition. If the unit is still not draining, I recommend replacing the drain pump.

Other possibilities could be that the sump is blocked, or the control or harness may need to be replaced.

Hope this helps.

Shane

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FDW60 has standing water in the bottom and will not fill up


You most likely have a stubborn clog in your kitchen drain. Try filling the sinks with warm soapy water and then letting the water drain while also turning on your garbage disposal. Sometimes the extra water pressure will help push the clog through.

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No drain or spin cycle


Check the following to address the issue--


1. Clogged drain line or water pump
Check to see if there's something stuck inside the pump or the drain hose connected to the pump (pump is usually located at the bottom and towards the back of the washing machine).

2. Water Pump
If the drain line isn't clogged, you may have a problem with the water pump such as a frozen pulley or a broken impeller. If that's the case replace the water pump. Note: if you have a belt driven washer, check the belt(s) for cracks, as this would be a perfect time to replace the belt(s) if needed.

Jun 03, 2009 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer

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Water not draining


The belt may have failed due to the pump seizing up.
Remove the belt and turn the pump with your hand. If the pump seems hard to turn (should turn freely) replace the pump.

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ASKO 1475 Does not not pump out and drain at end of cycle.


If dishwasher drains ok into bucket then fault is with the house plumbing

Jan 19, 2008 | Asko 24 in. D3250 Built-in Dishwasher

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Drain pump starts and stops prior to final spin cycle


Jayron, is the motor jogging? start to spin, stop, start to spin stop. If so, your motor is jogging between the high and low start windings. The motor during spin should start on the high speed windings and stay there until most of the water is drained. GE came out with a new motor, harness and run cap because of this. If you have a meter, there should be a white and white/red wire going to the motor. If you have a steady 120V and it's doing this jogging, replace the motor with the kit...Let me know if this the issue, Catriver..post back.

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