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Dosn't take water

Start the dishwasher and the water doesn't flow into the dishwasher

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Hello Fsorich, Please check you water supply valve to make sure it is open all the way and hasn't been turned partially off.

Also, please remove the float and make sure it is clean on the inside, as a contaminated float won't float and thus signals the water valve to stay closed, as it thinks there is already enough water in the dishwasher tub. There might be a screw holding a cover over the float, so you may have to remove that to get at the float. It should be clean and should free of any buildup or residue. Also you can manually lift and lower the float while listening for the tell-tale "click" that lets you know that the float switch is working properly.

If that doesn't get things working again, you should then remove the lower access panel of the dishwasher, typicaly held on with a coupld of screws at the top section, just behind the door.

Take a look to make sure that the connector/plug going to the water inlet valve is connected, as sometimes they're loose and work themselves off over time, rare, but it does happen.

If that is OK, then the most likely issue is a faulty water inlet valve and that will need to be replaced. I wasn't able to locate your part, based on an incomplete model number. But you can check online at www.searspartsdirect.com and enter in your full model number to locate the replacement part.

Just remember to turn off the power to the dishwasher and shut off the water supply before you remove the faulty valve. Simply remove the water lline connected to the faulty valve and disconnect the electrical connection plug on it. Remove the mounting screws holding the valve in place and install the new valve, reversing the steps above. Turn the water back on, checking for leaks and restore power and you should be all set.

Hope you find this Very Helpful and best regards!

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