Question about Maytag 24 in. MDB5600A Jetclean II Built-in Dishwasher

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No water running to dishwasher

One day the I turned on the dishwasher and it sounded different. So I looked inside and there was no water! I tried to reset it a couple of times. But still not working. Any suggestions where to start? Could it be a water pump? The dishwasher is only a couple of years old.

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I had this problem and almost tossed this thing out the window. The water stopped pumping into the washer but the cycles kept on going... HERES HOW YOU FIX IT!! In the front bottom right you see the mushroom shaped float..... on the underside of the dishwasher you see that is pushing down on a switch. Its a simple little switch but the plastic pin connected to the float is easy to knock off the switch witch always leaves it in the up position !!! this is telling the washing machine that it is full of water. Find a way to keep the plastic pin on top of the metal switch and this will fix your problem. I used tape with a small piece of paper to keep from sticking to the pine or switch!!

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Reach inside your d/w and jiggle the mushroom shaped float switch located on floor of d/w. should move freely up and down if its stuck up(or something lodged under it your unit wont fill with water

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