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The Motor is running but will not fill with water. I checked the water supply and drained the water out but it still will not fill with water.

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I have a gibson energy saver disheasher and the water will not fill. motor is working

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Assuming I have all this straight, I have the same model with a plastic interior. There is a little upside down cup looking device up front on the far left. Apparently if you tap on it, it helps. Ok, I banged on it a bit and went beyond the tap GE recommends. It just worked with mine, thank GOD! It's the day before Thanksgiving, need one that works.

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Re: The Motor is running but will not fill with water. I...

>Motor is running
>not fill with water
>machine "thinks" it is already filled with water because motor is running

>manually fill with water to proper level and close as needed...until machine commences next phase
...if no machine shows no new actions after above has fulfilled, then the main controller circuit is somehow bad
...if machine does advance to next step, then you have a faulty signal from water level switch...could be bad switch or wiring to it.

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SOURCE: I installed according to guide, but dishwasher

you state the water supply is on.
Have you loosened the compression nut at the dishwasher ell to see if you have pressure to the water inlet to the dishwasher?
Remember the dishwasher will always run a little to make sure any residual water from the last load is out of the bottom, so you could here the pump run a minute or so with no water coming in.
If you have Pressure to the water inlet and no water coming in regardless of the cycle/ timer position, it is most likely a bad electrical connection or switch at the water pressure actuator which is were the compression drop ell connects to the dishwasher.
This is the one and only actuator to let the water in to the dishwasher.
So it could be one of or combination of five things: no pressure to actuator,the electrical connection the actuator is loose or bad, the actual actuator is bad or timer timer is bad.
Most likely it is a loose electrical connection or lack of pressure to the actuator

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SOURCE: Dishwasher will not fill with water

Bosch D/w Have a float switchin the base pan of the unit you can access by removing the toe kick, if there is water in this base pan it turns the drain pump on and will not do anything else. So until the water is removed either vacume it out , or let it evaporate or however the unit will only drain

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3. Use a towel or a sponge to remove the water

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