Question about Hotpoint 24 in. HDA3400G Built-in Dishwasher

1 Answer

Dishwasher doesn't drain

This dishwasher will drain sometimes but not always all the way. It seems after running a cycle it will look drained, but after a few hours it fills the bottom with water. The drain hose is clear, as is all the traps and drains under the sink. The screens aren't plugged but I haven't taken anything else apart yet. Any ideas?
Thanks

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,653 Answers

The drain motor might be worn so it still pumps out fairly well but will let wtare back in once it stops pumping. It may also have something stuck in it so it ot is worth removing and cleaning through with a good degreasing cleaner.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

Ad

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

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The water will not drain from the dish washer and there does not seem to be anything blocking the drain. I ran it through another cycle and now it is leaking water slowly. Is there anyway to drain this...


I would suggest removing and cleaning the filter sometimes debree and build up of small particals can stop it from draining. Clean the filter in hot soapy water and then replace it in the dishwasher and run the dishwasher through a cycle, this worked for me.

Jan 25, 2011 | GE Nautilus 24" Built-in Dishwasher

1 Answer

Kitchenaid dishwasher won't drain someone opened door during cycle will this cause a problem


Opening the door wont matter. If you stop the cycle during a run it will always go into a drain. You might have a plugged drain line or burnt drain pump..

Apr 04, 2010 | KitchenAid KUDK03ITBK 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

The dishwasher runs, but never seems to wash the dishes!


Make sure you get water to the dishwasher. Check to see if the water shut-off valve (located under the sink) is open. If you get water to the dishwasher, but there is still no water inside during the fill cycle, the problem might be with a faulty water valve (located at the bottom of the dishwasher, behind the kick panel, on either side), in which case replace the water valve.

Concerning the drainage issue(left over water at the bottom)


1. Air gap / Drain hoses
If there is an air gap (located in the sink, near the faucet), check to see if it is clogged. Unscrew the top cap and see if there is anything blocking inside. Note: If there is no air gap installed, the dishwasher might not drain properly.

If the drain hose is clogged, the dishwasher would not drain. If there is an air gap installed, it is very common that a hose going from the air gap into the garbage disposer is clogged. Remove and clean the hose. Make sure to reattach the hose before starting the dishwasher.

Note: If you recently had a garbage disposer installed, it is common to overlook removing the drain plug.

2. Broken belt
Some dishwasher models use a belt to drive the pump. Replace the belt if found broken.

Note: Sometimes the belt would just come off the pump. Even though it might not be broken, it is recommended that you replace the belt, because it is probably too stretched out.

3. Pump
Some models have two impellers inside the pump - one, wash impeller, takes care of the wash cycles, the other, drain impeller, drains the water out. If the drain impeller is broken (broken blades, shaft), the dishwasher would not drain. Replace any broken pump components.

4. Drain solenoid
Some models (for example most GE dishwashers) use a drain solenoid to drain water out. Sometimes the solenoid gets stuck, preventing the water from draining out. Try to free up the solenoid. If unsuccessful, you might have to replace the pump assembly.

5. Motor
If the motor is stuck, it is sometimes possible to free it up by manually spinning the motor.

Replace the motor if defective.

6. Timer
Replace if defective (note: uncommon problem).

Jun 02, 2009 | Zanussi 18 in. ZDT5044 Built-in Dishwasher

1 Answer

Whirlpool Dishwasher won't drain during normal cycle


As you say a clogged line or valve does not make sense.

Try running it without the heated drying and see if it empties or if the cancel button will work then.

The dishes should air dry quickly if you empty it and open the door.

It could be a defective thermostat allowing it to get too hot during the heat cycle

May 18, 2009 | Dishwashers

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?
Hotpoint 24 in. HDA3400G Built-in Dishwasher Logo

Related Topics:

346 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Hotpoint Dishwashers Experts

AcmeUK

Level 1 Expert

25 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76109 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15633 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...