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No water coming into dishwasher

I turn on dishwasher and it sounds like it is running threw the cycle but no water went in to wash dishes

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There are a couple of things to check. First we will start with the water level float. Open the door and on the floor of the washer, left side, front you will see what looks like a large cap. This is the water level float that tells the dishwasher how much water is in the bottom of the unit.
Check and see if you can push it down closer to the floor. If it is stuck in the up position, the washer "think" it is full of water and will not allow any more in. If it seems to be all the way down, pull it up and out to make sure the stem is not broken or it looks damaged in any way. Check the float chamber for debris or anything that looks like it doesn't belong.
Clean the assembly and chamber as necessary.
Let me know.
Regards,

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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