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Dishwasher faulty I have a ge dishwasher model ghd6310l15ss. Half way through the wash cycle the water stopped coming into the machine. The float seems to be working fine. Any ideas?

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  • kazziebing Feb 08, 2010

    We turned the machine off and now it appears to be working. The float was not stuck. This happened before - the water stopped coming in to the machine and then all worked fine after we turned the machine off and on again.



    Last time, there was no water in the machine at all and we could smell the element overheating.

  • kazziebing Feb 08, 2010

    did you get my last email?

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Thanks for using FixYa. It seems that the float switch is about to go bad as switching it off and then turning the dishwasher back on is resetting it. The float switch is a small electrical switch that's located right below the dishwasher "floor." Above the switch, on the inside of the dishwasher, is a plastic cylinder that floats up as water fills the dishwasher. If this switch is defective, or if the plastic float gets caught or trapped in the raised position, the water can't enter the dishwasher. If the float switch is defective, you need to replace it.
Also, if there's no water entering your dishwasher, you’ll need to check the Water Inlet valve. The water-inlet valve lets water enter the machine. If this valve is defective, you need to completely replace it. It's usually located behind the lower access panel on the left or right side. It's the device with the main water line (usually copper) from the house, a rubber tube to the dishwasher, and two wires attached to it. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.


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Hi,

Make sure that the float device is not stuck in the up position and if it is, wiggle it and make sure it's seated in the down position or else it will think the unit is already full of water. If its fine then check the voltage to the electronic water valve and see if it's getting voltage or not. If it is, then replace the electronic water valve.

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