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Dishwasher not going in to wash cycle not sure why it is not getting water Service sheet part number is 9744258

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Water Will not Drain

It could be cause the water level switch. The level switch is usually a diaphragm device with a small clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. I am not familiar with your machine,but if you will open the rear panel you will find it easily. Clear tube from any obstruction. Good luck !

Posted on Jul 27, 2007

SOURCE: Dishwasher Kenmore Ultrawash

One possibility is that the screen/filter to the wash units have become totally clogged. (I had this problem because of some particularly dirty water in the dishwasher.) To access the screen requires taking out the cover at the base of the dishwasher arm assemble which can be done without removing the machine, although you'll need a special screw spline screw driver. Given this the repair takes jsut five or ten minutes. Remove the screen clean it out in the sink and replace.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

SOURCE: GE Dishwasher is not draining water

GE Prifile dishwashers have a valve called a "Piston" and an "O" -Ring under the screen that become degraded over time. The part is around $10 and it takes about an hour to do the repair. You can do this yourself if you are handy and have some simple tools. You can go to the GE website and get a free owners manual.

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Not starting wash cycle

Typically this means that there has been a water leak of some sort and there is water in the lower base pan. This is the large white plastic base that the dishwasher sits on.

If you remove the toe kick and look back past the fill valve on the extreme left side of the dishwasher about 6 to 8 inches from the front you will see a red stick that goes straight up and down. This is a mechanical linkage that activates the drain feature. Be careful as there are live connections here.

This stick rests on a round piece of Styrofoam that acts as a float. If there is water present it will cause the stick to lift and the dishwasher will go into drain. The source of the leak will have to be isolated and corrected. Most likely it is the fill float assembly as referenced at the end of this post.

If the stick is not in the upright position then there is possibly an issue with the switch mechanism itself.

You will have to pull the dishwasher out from beneath the cabinet and remove the panel covering the left hand side. If it is a full panel then there are a couple of screws holding it on from the front through side trim as viewed when the door is open if it is a half panel then it can be removed by removing the large torx screw on the lower right as seen when facing the panel.

If there is a problem with the switch then the entire mechanism should be replaced.

Try the following link to a picture for reference. It is upside down as compared to the installed one:

http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SSPartDetail.aspx?PartID=935595&PPStack=1




Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Loud humming noise when dishwasher is filling up with water

your model is pretty new. just so you know your warrenty is 1 year parts and labor. 2 years on parts. it should not cost that much money.

there are two components that start before the circulation pump.(wash noise you hear)

first sounds you hear will be the drain pump. usually rattling noises if something is in it but it can make a hum noise if something is jamming the drain propeller up. which is accessible with a T20 torx driver. take the filters out and the mesh filter. and unscrew the screw in the base towards the left. pull out whatever is lodged.

the other humming sound can come from the next component that activates is the watervalve. make sure you dont have a kinked water intake line. otherwise its a bad valve. i have had to change a few of those water valves out already but not for a hum noise on your model. you have a new style water valve. when brands make new parts we get problems fast sometimes..

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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DD603 top draw cycle getting stuck on 73min??????


Normally if you started the rinse cycle with water already in the base of the dishwasher it will immediately go into circulating the water through the wash arms. Do you hear the wash arms running when the washer is stuck at 11mins? Also when the washer is stuck at 73 mins are the wash arms running all the time or do you hear the pump operate at some stage?
If you have the dishwasher manual available make sure the water pressure setting is at HI or LO depending on your rated mains water pressure.

Apr 30, 2013 | Fisher and Paykel 24 in. DD603H W Built-in...

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There are a couple of things that you should include in your dishwasher repair question when you ask it on FixYa.com

1. Model Number

The model number can be located on the model/serial number tag that is located on the dishwasher.

Make sure you get the full model number from this tag and not the model number from the owners manual.

The model number from the owners manual only includes the first few digits of the full model number because they include that owners manual with many similar models of dishwashers.

With the full model number I'm able to look up factory service manuals, tech sheets, wiring diagrams, factory service pointers and so much more.


2. Detailed description of the problem

At the very least give a brief description of the problem you are having with your dishwasher.

Descriptions like 'My dishwasher don't work' is not very helpful.

Describe what is not working. For example is the dishwasher not filling with water? Maybe the dishwasher is full of water but it will not pump the water out?

The more details you can give the better. Instead of saying 'The dishwasher will not pump the water out' you could go into more detail and say something like...

"My dishwasher starts ok and seems to run fine, but at the end of the cycle when I went to take the dishes out there was still about a inch of water left in the bottom. I also noticed the the dishes did not get very clean, especially the glasses in the top dish rack."

Following these couple tips can help you get a faster and more accurate reply to your dishwasher repair question.


on Aug 03, 2011 | Dishwashers

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Smeg DI 409CA Dishwasher - Doesn't wash properly, tablet doesn't desolve and cycle lasted all night


Hi,

The first thing is have a look at the instruction manual from HERE

If the dishwasher is not washing properly then please follow these steps:
  1. Check the water temperature. Should be 125 to 140 F.
  2. Check pump re-circulation., Listen, see if it sounds like it is spraying the water around with enough pressure.
  3. Check water level when the fill cycle has completed. Should be just under the heating element. If not, possibly need to replace the water inlet valve.
  4. Check the spray arm and pump cover for splits or leaks.
  5. Check to make sure dishwasher is draining after each cycle. There should only be a little water in the bottom of the tub.
  6. Make sure the dishes are loaded properly, or dishwasher is not overloaded.
  7. Possibly try a different detergent. Some liquid-gels will bubble and a pump cannot pump bubbles.
As you said that the water builds up at the bottom see If it comes out 'foamy' then liquid dish soap is getting introduced into the dishwasher. Liquid dish soap is different than automatic dishwasher detergent. liquid dish soap needs to be COMPLETELY rinsed from anything that has been pre-soaked prior to putting in the dishwasher. after a couple of regular cycles the foam will go away. Nowadays liquid dish soap is also 'concentrated' or 'ultra concentrated' which doesn't help.


If further this does not solve your problem the the only solution is to get it repaired.

Goodluck..

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Why doesn't my Fisher Pakel dishwasher drawer not clean the dishes anymore?


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No water Entering Dishwasher

Check to make sure water is entering the dishwasher do this by starting a wash cycle wait for it to fill and start washing then open door. If there is no water you will need to check the water inlet valve and the float switch. This video will walk you through checking both out. Click on links to see a photo tutorial of replacing those parts.

Low Water level

This is another common problem. To check that you have the proper water level you will need to turn dishwasher to a wash cycle wait for it to fill, when it starts washing stop and open the door. Now refer to the tech sheet or service manual for the proper water leve. They usually refer to a fixed point in the dishwasher or to a specific measurement. This ensures that your dishwasher has enough water to wassh properly. If your water level is low you will need to check the water inlet valve and the float switch. The video will walk you thru inspecting and testing these components. The links will lead you thru a photo tutorial on replacing these parts.

Wash Arms

First check to see if they are moving. To do this start dishwasher into a wash cycle wait for it to fill and start washing open door and rotate wash arms to a certain position remeber this position then close the door let run for a few seconds and open door. If they are not moving check to see if they turn freely if not replace. Next remove the spray arms and check for clogged holes. If all looks clear you will need to check that the circulating pump is not clogged up or has failed.

Drain Problem

This is one of the most common reasons. To check open door after a cycle and check to see if any water is standing inside. If there is you have a drain issue. Could be the high loop or air gap is not correct. The drain may have a clog. The drain pump may have failed. The drain pump can be checked for the proper ohm reading (refer to tech sheet). If it is out of specification replace the pump. Check to see if the drain pump is getting power. If the drain pump is getting power but not running you will need to replace. If it is running but still leaving water behind you will need to remove the drain pump and check/replace for obstructions.

Control

This is the least likely cause.Check to make sure it goes to each cycle for the proper amount of time. The main control or Timer has a pre determined amount of time programmed into it. This determines how much time to spend at each cycle. The time is usually printed on the tech sheet. The tech sheet is located somewhere on your dishwasher. It could be behind the front panel,behind the console, behind the toe kick, somewhere on the sides. If it does not stay at each cycle for the proper lenght of time you will need to replace the control.
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Dishwasher will not clean well leaving a lot of particles, etc. on dishes.


Hi Jim.

A dishwasher may clean poorly for a number of different reasons. Before replacing parts or looking for a fault I suggest going through the following checklist:

  1. Make sure you are not using a rinse only cycle, test using Hi Temp Wash cycle and Hi Scrub.
  2. Check that you are using proper detergent, as suggested in the manual.
  3. Make sure you are using rinse aid.
  4. Make sure that dishes and pans are correctly positioned in the baskets.
  5. Check if stains go away when you soak the glasses in vinegar. In that case the problem is hard water. Correct the amount of detergent as from page 7 on manual.
  6. Check that the arms are free to rotate.
  7. Check for leaks in the duct to the upper spray arms, make sure that the upper spray arm is well mounted.
  8. Make sure that incoming water from the house has pressure and that hot water has about 120F(50C).
  9. Check for food obstruction in the drain or disposer.
  10. Check that the drain hose at the back is not kinked.
  11. Check that the machine is completing the cycle.
  12. Try running a light cycle with both sides of the detergent cup filled with soda or Jet Cleaner product.
If none of the above is the problem, then the most common faults with this model that result in incorrect cleaning are caused by the following parts. Please refer to the part manual to find diagrams and part location.

  1. Accumulator Filter (part 7 in Pump and motor diagram)
  2. Docking Station with Flappers(part 3 in Water Distribution Assembly)
  3. Seal and Chopper Kit (part 9 in Pump and motor diagram)
  4. Wash Impeller(part 6 in Water Distribution Assembly)

Locked flappers and clogged filter are the most common causes that may result in improper wash.Please refer to the part manual to find diagrams and part location.

Here parts manual with diagrams and part list.

Here the manual: Owner's Manual - MAYTAG Dishwasher MDB6601AWQ, MDB8751AWB alternatively Click here to download manual.

Here Tech Sheet.

Regards.

Ginko

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Whirlpool gold drains all the time, unable to fill


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Ensure the water faucet is turned on and the connection between the water and the dishwasher is secure. The hose connector should be snapped into place between the water faucet and the water hose.

Straighten the water hose and check for possible obstructions in the water hose, the water faucet and the hose connector. Clean as necessary. Turn on the faucet hot water slowly until it is all the way on to ensure proper water flow to the dishwasher.

Open and close the dishwasher door firmly. The dishwasher will not start a wash cycle if the door is ajar. Verify that the dishwasher is plugged in to a working power supply and that a wash cycle has been selected.

Avoid running other appliances that use water, such as a clothes washer, while the dishwasher is running, to avoid improper water pressure. This may result in a lack of water flow to the dishwasher.

Check to make sure large dishes, such as cookie sheets, pots or pans, are not blocking the spray jets. Avoid overloading the dishwasher.

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Knob wont turn - have to turn it manually!!!


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