Question about Dishwashers

Open Question

Dishwasher works but doesn t drain at end of cycle sometimes?

Posted by on

6 Suggested Answers

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

huuum
  • 750 Answers

SOURCE: Dishwasher problem

First: this is what Whirlpool says!!
And after this at the bottom Is what the repair manual says when I looked it up for you!


Dishwasher is not operating properly
1.Dishwasher does not run or stops during a cycle
Is the Start/Resume indicator flashing? Opening the door or
interrupting the power stopped the cycle. Close the door and
press START/RESUME.
2.Does the Start/Resume indicator flash 3 times when you
press START/RESUME? The dishwasher is waiting for you to
open the door after the last cycle. Open and close the door,
then press START/RESUME.
3.Is the door closed tightly and latched?
(NOTE: On models with a dual-digit display, the control
displays “- -” during a cycle if it believes the door is not
latched.)
4.Is the right cycle selected? Refer to the “Cycle Selection
Charts.”
5.Is there power to the dishwasher? Has a household fuse
blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped?
6.Has the motor stopped due to an overload? The motor
automatically resets itself within a few minutes. If it does not
restart, call for service.
7.Is the water shutoff valve (if installed) turned on?
It is normal for certain cycles to repeatedly pause for several
seconds during the main wash.
___________________________________________________________

BUT, the repair manual says this


Faulty Pump and Motor Assembly Some models that will not wash or drain often have a faulty Pump and Motor Assembly. If the motor is receiving power from the timer and it is not operating that is the case.
Temporary Work-around:
With the power turned off to the unit, sometimes it is possible to manually rotate the cooling fan on the motor assembly. In certain situations where the dishwasher has set idle for a period of time, this may free the bearings enough that the unit will begin to operate. Where this works as a short term solution in some cases, it is often a sign of things to come. The frequency of the motor seizing will increase until it will simply no longer work.

I think this is a hands job that needs service and hands on attention!
I hope it's not the motor or pump!

How old is the machine?
If they tell you it is an expensive motor then you need to know this!!!!


Let me know how it goes!
Thanks for giving me the opportunity to help!
Huuum
Please do not forget to give a rating before you sign off!

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: kitchenaid dishwasher - water standing at end of cycle

less than 2 cups of water in left after cycle complete

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

VtToolMan
  • 704 Answers

SOURCE: maytag dishwasher doesn't completely drain!

First check to see if anything has gotten into the sump drain inside the bottom of the dishwasher tub. Sometimes a piece of plastic wrap, or other small item can become lodged there, causing the DW to drain slowly.

If nothing there, check the air-gap device at the sink, as these can become clogged over time and that would also prevent proper draining. The air-gap is the round (usually silver chrome colored) cap mounted on the corner of the sink). Pull off the cap, it comes straight up with a little twist and polling motion. Clean out the screen filter and also look down the hose to see if there are any obstructions in the drain hose.

If that is OK, check the drain hose from the air-gap down to the connection at the sink drain, or if you have a disposal, where it is connected to the disposal. Sometimes small bits of stuff can get stuck in the hose at these various points and any build up over time, will make proper draining difficult.

You can also flush the drain lines with hot water to make sure the lines are clear. If none of this works, you could have something in the DW sump pump and that will require removing the DW from under the counter and checking the pump area for obstructions. Sometimes you can easily remove the flexible pump body and get at the drain valves. Just be sure to disconnect the power and turn off the water supply before removing the DW to attempt any repairs.

Hope you find this Very Helpful and best regards!

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: my bosch dishwasher won't drain

mine is doing this too. I am trying to figure out if its the pump.

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

heatman101
  • 43501 Answers

SOURCE: My dishwasher does not drain completely. There is

Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote that will help you with your dishwasher not draining problem...

Dishwasher2_bing.gif Problems - Water will not drain out
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4078724-dishwasher_problems_water_will_not_drain

heatman101

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Kenmore Elite Dishwasher doesn't pump all the water out at the end of cycle


How much water? Does some drain out. If so its usually a dirty filter. Some Dishwashers have several filters underneath the bottom sprayer. Here is a link that may help http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/articles/authored/video-when-to-clean-a-removable-dishwasher-filter Also this link put in your model number and view how to clean your specific dishwasher. Hope this helps.

Sep 14, 2012 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

I have a model #DU1055XTSQ2 It has no lights on, it will come on for about 30 seconds to go off and will come on again for several mintues. Do you think it could also be the thermal fuse?


Hello.

Everyone expects their dishwasher will work correctly. They can become nonchalant about it until one day it does not function. Sometimes the dishwasher doesn't drain as expected. Most people immediately call the plumber when their dishwasher doesn't work. There are several things you can try at home before having to pay an expensive service fee.

1 Check the basics. Make sure that the dishwasher has actually finish the cycle. Your dishwasher will not drain until the end of the cycle. Many things may have interrupted the cycle. Check circuit breaker and reset it if appropriate. Also check the fuse. It is possible that you could have tripped a circuit have way through the cycle. Make sure the door is properly closed. Ensure you have chosen a cycle on the dishwasher. It is amazing the problems children could accidentally cause, that are easy fixes.
2 Remove any excess food at the bottom of the dishwasher. The best way to do this is with your hands. Large food particles can block from going into the drain.This is also another extremely easy fix to make your dishwasher to drain.
3 Check to ensure that the hoses are still attached. Use your manual to find where the hoses are. If they are not attached the owner's manual will give you instructions on how the attach the hoses to your specific dishwasher.
4 Attempt to declog the line. Disconnect the hose from under your sink and check to see if there are any clogs. Use a hanger or towels, remove the clog from the hose.
5 Remove the dishwasher basket. Again refer to your owner's manual for specific instructions.Normally you will remove it with a screwdriver. Make sure to work slowly. As you take the basket apart, you will be able to see if it needs to be cleaned. If there is dirt or debris, you can clean the parts with a rag or paper towel. After cleaning these parts, you can replace the basket.

Thanks.

Dec 17, 2011 | Whirlpool DU1055XTS Built-in Dishwasher

1 Answer

My ge 165D5450p002 has stopped draining the water after a cycle. Is it the pump? how can I check it out


Hello.

Everyone expects their dishwasher will work correctly. They can become nonchalant about it until one day it does not function. Sometimes the dishwasher doesn't drain as expected. Most people immediately call the plumber when their dishwasher doesn't work. There are several things you can try at home before having to pay an expensive service fee.

1 Check the basics. Make sure that the dishwasher has actually finish the cycle. Your dishwasher will not drain until the end of the cycle. Many things may have interrupted the cycle. Check circuit breaker and reset it if appropriate. Also check the fuse. It is possible that you could have tripped a circuit have way through the cycle. Make sure the door is properly closed. Ensure you have chosen a cycle on the dishwasher. It is amazing the problems children could accidentally cause, that are easy fixes.

2 Remove any excess food at the bottom of the dishwasher. The best way to do this is with your hands. Large food particles can block from going into the drain.This is also another extremely easy fix to make your dishwasher to drain.

3 Check to ensure that the hoses are still attached. Use your manual to find where the hoses are. If they are not attached the owner's manual will give you instructions on how the attach the hoses to your specific dishwasher.

4 Attempt to declog the line. Disconnect the hose from under your sink and check to see if there are any clogs. Use a hanger or towels, remove the clog from the hose.

5 Remove the dishwasher basket. Again refer to your owner's manual for specific instructions.Normally you will remove it with a screwdriver. Make sure to work slowly. As you take the basket apart, you will be able to see if it needs to be cleaned. If there is dirt or debris, you can clean the parts with a rag or paper towel. After cleaning these parts, you can replace the basket.

Thanks.

Oct 11, 2011 | GE Dishwashers

1 Answer

The dishwasher is not completing it's cycle and doesn't seem to drain at the end.


Hi
This issue usually occurs due to kinked drain pipe, clogged drain filter or drain pump. First make sure that the drain is not clogged and remove clogs if present. If no visible lint is present then remove the lower front access panel to check the drain filter and drain pump for any clogs, you'll need to clean the drain filter and drain pump completely. Also, check for any food pieces stuck near the pump impeller & clean the chopper assembly. Please note that dishwashers don't drain out the complete water such that heating element doesn't overheat. Hope this helps... Please post back for any further assistance.
Daniel

Aug 15, 2011 | Smeg 18 in. DWD409SS Built-in Dishwasher

1 Answer

My Siemens Hydrosensor dishwasher seems to go through the entire cycle but at the end mainly the top rack of dishes, sometimes the bottom rack is completely covered with a film of junk. It ends the...


It is obvious the drain or pump out is not working. There is a blockage in the outlet. Check the drain under the sink nby removing the hose and making sure the hole is not blocked. The pump in the dishwasher may be blocked. fixing this may not be within your field of expertise and a technician may be needed. Good luck

Jul 31, 2010 | Siemens 24 in. SE53200 Built-In Dishwasher

1 Answer

Kenmore dishwasher 16029 does not drain


There probably is something in the pump... sometimes you can take the drain hose off the sink end and run water backwards into the dishwasher and dislodge the problem...

Sep 23, 2009 | Kenmore Dishwashers

1 Answer

Bosch Clasixx dishwasher sticks at point when it drains water


you have a clog remove the float clean and replacs,sould work now.

Jul 15, 2009 | Bosch 24 in. SGS43C12 Classixx...

4 Answers

Kenwood dishwasher KDW12SL3A


Sounds as though the drain is blocked partially. E4 is the overfill code. Try cleaning out the drain.

Aug 07, 2008 | Dishwashers

3 Answers

Kitchenaid dishwasher - water standing at end of cycle


less than 2 cups of water in left after cycle complete

Dec 02, 2007 | Siemens 24 in. SE25A266 ExtraKlasse...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dishwashers Logo

Related Topics:

32 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dishwashers Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Owen Barnes

Level 3 Expert

867 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15557 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...