Question about Dishwashers

1 Answer

My dishwasher loses power about 5 min after i plug it in. help

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 311 Answers

You may have a poor connection where the dishwasher is hardwired. To check this you will have to flip your breaker to kill the power to the dishwasher. Remove the bottom panel probably 2 or 4 screws and usually depending on the model there will be a small box that holds the wiring. Remove the screw and open up the box. Remove the two wire nuts and check to see if they are blackened or loose. If so re-strip the wires so you get a good connection and then put on a new pair of wire nuts.
The other issue could possibly be a weak breaker. This would have to be addressed by an electrician. This would probably be the case if the breaker itself is actually tripping each time you turn the dishwasher on.
Anything further would probably be a failing relay if you have a control board on the unit.
Hope this helps _MJ_

Posted on Feb 02, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2008 cub cadet rzt 50 run for 20 min than dies while mowing put new pump on, new fuel filter, new air cleaner, new plugs. has a 22hp kawasaki engine. fuel lines clear


When it stalls out did you check the spark? I suspect the engine is losing spark due to an ignition system failure.

May 17, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Dishwasher flashing light


switch off the the machine and plug out the power cable wait for 5 min and start the machine by plugin to power it will work.

Oct 23, 2016 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Westinghouse dishwasher SB908 short-circuiting power board


Your symptom is a little confusing, it's best to post a complete model number as written on the ID tag of the unit. This will help to provide better information. PLeazer Appliance...

Jan 14, 2015 | Westinghouse Dishwashers

1 Answer

Got a craftsman leaf blower cranks up and runs fine for about 5 mins then starts losing rpms


ITs hard to diagnose these things over the internet, it could be so many things.
Is this a gradual loss of power? If so; Im sorry to say; that it sounds like its losing compression as it warms up. It is not cost effective to repair the unit.

If the loss of power is more sudden it could be a failing ignition module. Ive even seen spark plugs that quit working when they get hot.

To test this you will need a proper spark tester, laying the spark plug against the head will not provide an accurate assesment, and a can of carb cleaner. Run the unit with the air box cover and filter removed till it fails and immediately give a shot of carb cleaner in the carb and restart. If it starts right up it could be fuel related. IF it doesnt start right up then quickly test for spark. If no spark then its likely the ignition module. If it wont run on the extra fuel and it has spark then it has probably lost compression.

Nov 05, 2012 | Craftsman 4 Cycle Blower/Vac

3 Answers

After I installed my Badger 5 my dishwasher would not drain. Is there a plug in the dishwasher port on the side of the disposal and how do I remove it?


There is often a plug in the ISE as many people use them without have a dishwasher connected to them. Quite often it is just a thin plastic membrane that can be knocked out with a screwdriver. There should also be a note to this effect in your installation instructions for the ISE.

Sep 14, 2010 | Ace Hardware InSinkErator Badger 5, 1/2 HP...

2 Answers

Stihl bg 55 blower runs good for 5 min. then loses power


1) carburetor gaskets/diaphragms may need to be replaced

2) ignition coil may be breaking down when hot

3) check compression when cold, then after it stops, when hot

4) could have a vacuum/pressure leak

*I would investigate carb first

Nov 08, 2009 | Garden

1 Answer

Monitor loses screen after 5-10 mins and then 5-10 seconds


Sounds more like the transformer's getting overheated/shorting internally. If you unplug it and leave it off for about 10 minutes, then plug it back in and get the 5 minutes of working video back, then I'd suspect it's heat related and something's breaking down internally.

Aug 28, 2009 | HP Pavilion F1703 17" LCD Monitor

1 Answer

My canon EOS 450D battery loses power within 5mins


If it's an original battery, call Canon, if you've only charged it once, I expect the camera is still under warranty. I've had lots of dealings with Canon Photography, the usually give extremely good customer service.

If it's a cheap one you bought of ebay - that's why!

www.yourhandinmine.co.uk

May 16, 2009 | Canon EOS 450D Digital Camera

1 Answer

Ktm 50 runs good at first then lacks power


weaken the fuel mixture - is it air cooled? sounds like over heating

Mar 07, 2009 | 2004 KTM SX 200

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dishwashers Logo

Related Topics:

20 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dishwashers Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76132 Answers

Owen Barnes

Level 3 Expert

867 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15644 Answers

Are you a Dishwasher Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...