Question about Dishwashers
The dishwasher seems to have an electrical fault? It turns on automatically when I switch it on, before I close the door, but does not draw water, even though water tap is on. Once I close the door, the door latch does not appear to have any effet on door switch and wash cycle does not carry on, just circulating the water on the disposal tray. Can you pls. identify what might be the problem?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: I have a Bosch SMU2042UC/14
If your dishwasher leaks, check these:
Main tub seal
Door gasket or seal
Main tub seal Note… If the main motor of your dishwasher is mounted vertically, beneath the center bottom of the dishwasher, the following instructions probably apply to you. But if your motor is mounted horizontally, the pump isn't serviceable--you need to replace the entire pump and motor assembly.
The main tub seal is beneath the drain impeller. It prevents the water in the dishwasher from leaking out near the shaft of the motor. To get to the seal, which is inside the dishwasher, remove the:
Door gasket or seal Over time, door gaskets and seals harden and lose their ability to seal properly. You can't repair the seals. You need to replace them if they've begun to leak.
Water-inlet valve The water-inlet valve, itself, seldom leaks. But, the water-supply line from the house and the rubber tube leading from the valve to the inside of the dishwasher may leak. Tighten or repair/replace these as necessary.
The water-inlet valve could mechanically stick open. When that happens, the water continues to flow into the dishwasher, which then floods your kitchen. Turn off the water supply to the dishwasher, and replace the valve.
Hoses Behind the lower access panel on your dishwasher are several rubber or plastic hoses. If the leak appears at a connection, try a new clamp. If that doesn't work, replace the hose.
Posted on Sep 12, 2008
also, if water has leaked into the tray below the dishwasher, it won't run.......you'll have ti take off the bottome panel to see
Posted on Jan 01, 2009
SOURCE: Neff dishwasher door problem.
The latch on many dishwashers is adjustable. If your door is easy to close but difficult to latch, adjust the latch to let the door close more easily. If you can't see any way to adjust the latch, yours may be fixed in a certain position. Check for other reasons for the latching problem.
Posted on May 21, 2009
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