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Continuious Filling. The supply line continues to fill the unit at a slow rate even when the unit is off.

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Re: Continuious Filling.

Seems like the inlet solenoid valve is stuck in the partly open position. This happens when tiny particles become entrapped inside the valve even though manufacturers attempt to prevent this by installing a screen at the water connection. So one possible solution is to remove the valve and thoroughly clean it. I do this by actually disassembling the valve body. Usually it is a split-shell assembly with a rubber gasket at the split line. Just be careful and if you tear the gasket, it can be replaced with automotive silicone gasket maker (comes in a tube). Draw pictures of each step if you need reference for re-assembly.

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Will not fill up with water before starting, it takes about 3-4 times brfore unit will run with full amount of water. loads take forever.

dish washers have a fill valve. the water supply line most likly has a net like filter that is stoped up with trash. Or fill valve is bad.
same thing happens to washing mashines. when they start filling up very slow you will TURN OFF water supply and diconect hose, look inside and there is the problem.

May 09, 2010 | Whirlpool GU2400XTP Built-in Dishwasher

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New installation and dishwasher will not shut off

I will ask and answer some clarification questions rather than send messages back and forth. Lets see if we can get you going in the right direction.

The machine fills constantly with water. It will run even with the dial turned off.

Running and filling are two different operations so I'll make some assumptions.

There is a door interlock switch that tells the unit the door is closed and it is OK to run. That must be working or you would be dead. As is the float valve or it would turn the unit off all together.

I am going to assume from what you say it is the constant filling that is the problem. If that is so then it is the intake solenoid that is jammed in the open position or the timer is stuck in the fill position.

If it is filling with the power on or off then the solenoid is jammed. Test this by shutting off the breaker and turn on the water supply. You can also try leaving the door open. If water enters the unit for sure the solenoid is stuck open. An easy fix, remove the unit, the solenoid is located where the water supply line connects. Turn off the breaker, simply disconnect the water, power, and unscrew the part.

Depending on the unit it is possible although unlikely the the intake water supply and drain lines are reversed.

If with the power off and the water on there is not water flow then the timer is at fault.

Either way if it is a new machine then warranty should cover it.

If not a new machine you can replace these parts easily.

Check my profile and look at Dishwasher 101 tips and tricks. It explains more on how to solve and replace.

Hope this give you some direction. Please rate if so.

Mar 19, 2010 | Hotpoint Dishwashers

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Maytag dishwasher wont stop filling with water

if unit continues to fill even with power removed then the water valve is faulty. if not a md # will help.

Feb 01, 2010 | Maytag Dishwashers

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Kenmore dishwasher. The upper rack is not getting clean. Even very light residue remains. And, detergent is left in door at end of cycle. The bottom is filling up, so I don't think it's the intake valve....

I find it odd that the dishwasher is filling with cold water if the water is hot at the sink. It sounds like the dishwasher is connected to the cold water line rather than the hot. Check under your sink; if you've got standard plumbing, the dishwasher supply line should be connected to the left water pipe.
Regardless, the water temperature doesn't fully explain the symptoms, especially the detergent left in the door (assuming you're using fresh detergent and it's not caking in the door prior to washing).
I would check the blades again. Even thought they may appear clean, there may be debris in them that get forced into the openings during operation, but fall away from the openings when the water flow stops. Remove the blades, run water into them, then invert them to drain while rocking back and forth. If there's crud in them, you may need to do this several times.

Sep 14, 2009 | Dishwashers

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Has made a growling noise (water) since it has been installed. has to do with water pressure? I installed it, old one made no noise

While filling? If while running, make sure there is nothing in water return area that might be touching the pump blades. Didn't misplace a screw while installing it did you? I have......

If while filling, you can slow the water down by closing the valve to the supply line, only turn it a little at a time so you keep flow as high as possible but below noise causing flow.

Sep 03, 2009 | Dishwashers

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Whirlpool DU943 leaks heavily when filling from

I doubt the H2O tank temp would have any affect... to fix the problem you will need to pull the unit out and replace the supply line from the valve to the elbow... I would recommend braided line.

If your talking about the fill tube that loops up the side of the unit it usually is just seperated at one of the fittings and can be pushed back intp lace or recalmped... otherwise you will have to purchase a new oem tube.

Sep 02, 2009 | Whirlpool DU943PWK - Multiple Color...

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Contunuous draining turned into a flood when unit powered off

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!

May 09, 2009 | Bosch 24 in. SHU5305UC Built-in Dishwasher

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I have a pot scrubber 600. I just replaced the water line. I had to disconnect the electric wire to service the unit. Everything is running except the water doesn't fill, and there is an awful buzz from...

so replaced the water line why......its probably moot as to why you did it....just realize that the large majority of no water problems are due to a wire off or loose on a water solenoid valve or a bad solenoid....I am going to provide you with possibilities as to why there is no to determine....which...and what to well as a li9nk....hope it helps....

I would check your fill valve screen, where your water line connects tothe dishwasher, lots of times i will see that screen clogged,especially on customers homes that have wells.

There is no way to change the fill time on these.
Thereis also the potential problem with the float sticking if it is gunkedup it will not allow water in...see that it moves up and down freelyand you should here a clicking noise.....If it is not one of thesethere could be a problem...with the timer...I am providing a link thatwill help walk you through this problem in a moretechnical...manner...if you are not comfortable performing thesetests...i suggest you fore go it and let a tech handle it.... (

this is one continuous can scroll down until you see the won't issue.
I hope this helps ..good luck, have a good day& please rate my effort......The Fang

Apr 17, 2009 | GE Dishwashers

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I have a c1 error on an AEG oko favorite 50700 What dies this error mean

I don't understand why replies talk about the C2 and C3 errors... The problem is C1! I have the C1 error. I start a programme, it does the draining cycle to check empty then starts filling. MI can hear water entering but it sounds slow at a low flow rate. If I leave it going, eventually the programme stops and the error is displayed: C1 Opening and closing the door allows the programme to continue. I get the error after the various stages of the programme, when it is filling for the next wash or rinse. So it's 4 or 5 times I think during the programme. Now, if I help the filling... When the appliance is filling, I open the door, and poor in a kettle or two of water, then the error does not happen (the fill is within the time expected by the appliance?) So I am thinking one of two things is wrong: 1) I have a flow rate problem BEFORE the water connection to the appliance. E.g. It is blocked somehow. 2) There is something which opens/closes the "tap" within the machine which is causing the flow rate to be low and it does not fill quickly due to that. No idea which of these two, but I did disconnect the hose of the supply and check that water flows quickly from it into a bucket, so I am thinking there is something inside the machine which "opens the tap" and it's not doing a good job of it. Anyone got a clue?

Dec 18, 2008 | AEG 24 in. Favorit 50730W Free-standing...

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My dishwasher is not filling up with water?

If the water seems to be flowing in slow, I would turn off your water supply to your dishwasher, then disconnect your water line to your inlet water valve, then check the screen on the inlet water valve, its most likely clogged.

Jun 13, 2008 | Dishwashers

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