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When I turn on dishwasher it kicks breaker at wall outlet.

I have dishwasher that is portable and it is pluged into circuit breaker outlet. When I turn on dishwasher is acts like it is going to put water into dishwasher, but before water comes in, the dishwasher kicks the breaker off. I ck the lower panel where cord and motor are located and they appear like new with no visable problems.
Ne ideas to ck?

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  • jwesbrooks Jan 28, 2008
  • jwesbrooks Mar 09, 2009

    Well, I put off fixing this until now. I ck the fill valve like recommended and then order new Fill Valve and installed it.
    Now when I turn on this dishwasher it will cycle thru the timer but nothing happens. I can hear the timer going thru each cycle and a small hum is heard then click, nothing but ticking of timer to next cycle. At least it now does not kick the wall breaker but it no "workie"


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If it is tripping the breaker you have a dead short to ground check the water inlet valve on the left side front unplug the 2 wire connector to it and plug it in see if it stays on if you you found your short if not let me know.. but i will need the model # off the unit to get the wiring diagram

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