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I have a General Electric Potscrubber dishwasher. When the cycle is finished, the water does not drain into the sink.I turned the unit upside down to look into the bottom. The motor turns freely. The instruction sheet I found in the bottom of the unit said to remove the filter screen and check the piston valve. I looked at what I thought was the piston valve, but I'm not sure how to check it. The line to the sink seems to be clear. The model of my unit is GSC3230Z03WW. The serial number is AZ627212A.

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SOURCE: Bosch dishwasher: won't fill with water

The flood switch is tripped. This is located under the unit. Unplug or flip the breaker to the dishwasher, take off the black kick plate under the door, 2 screws, and you will see the white plastic "pan". The flood switch is located where you can't really see it but it is on the left hand side wall and is made of styrofoam. The best thing to do is to put some rags in the pan, this is not easy because there is little room to put them, and soak-up the water that has filled the pan. Eventually you will get enough water out that the float will deactivate the switch. What you hear "running" when you turn it on is actually the drain pump, it get activated when the flood switch is tripped.

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SOURCE: door leaks on a general electric potscrubber 980

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Posted on Sep 29, 2010

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SOURCE: General Electric dishwasher model potscrubber 1410

So due to this water is still left in the bottom correct? you would have to remove the drain line where it connects into the sink area and also check inside the hole that the hose connects into the sink for any blockages if there are none found here then you would deinstall the dishwasher pull the unit out and check where the drain line connects to the pump. If you also found nothing in the other end of the line then you would disconnect the pump and assure nothing is stuck in the pump and that the impellar can spin freely. lastly you would reassemble the pump and drain hose but you would drain the unit into a bucket and still have the unit pulled out then start the dishwasher and assure there are no leaks. IF you have any further questions message me back Thanks Rick

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