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Dishwasher does not fill with water. Moter or pump is running but machine will not fill with water.

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The first thing to check is the float. Remove the lower rack, in the front right corner there is a plastic float that looks like a hat. Check to make sure something like a spoon is not stuck under it. The float should move up and down about 1/2" freely. If it is stuck up the dishwasher will not fill.

The second cause could be the house supply got shut off under the sink, this would only happen if you had someone working under there.

The last thing would be the water valve on the machine. If you take the two screws out of the lower kick panel it is located near the front left corner. It has 2 wires and 2 hoses going to it. If you have a meter you can check the coil for resistance or power to the valve when trying to fill.

Let me know if you have more questions.

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

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