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Water is filling up the dishwasher real slow and the wash cycle starts when the water level is not full. I have changed the electric pump, the hose, and the turn off and on valve.

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You have changed the components that I would have taken a look at, which is a good start. From the information you are telling me it maybe the water level sensor that is malfunctioning.

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