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Dishwasher does not fill with water, checked float and it is good. so signal at water valve. But i get a good ohm reading on the valve.

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Is the valve opening. Since you have a meter set it to the a c voltage range, and check whether you get voltage to solenoid coil where you tested coil resistance. If no voltage reaching check the control board.

For a trial fill water manually to the wash chamber and run the machine. If it runs OK the machine is OK. Otherwise check the float switch/ pressure switch and diagonise further

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Just hooked up the dishwasher I bought used, as soon as I turned the water on under the sink the dishwasher started filling and won't quit filling, what's going on


Hello;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.


First, I assume you connected the water supply to the water solenoid valve on the upper back of the dishwasher. These valves can go bad. You can disconnect the two connectors and check the valve with a Ohm meter. You should get a reading of '0' Ohms if the valve is good. Also, at times do to age the spool in the valve can become either stuck in the open or closed position.

Second, you have a water level control. It is either a plastic tubing pressure switch of a float with a contact switch at the top.
Chances are you are just plugged up with dried soap. Clean the float.

You did not provide a model number which is either located on the top of the dishwasher door or on the face of the dishwasher after you open the door.

Take this model number, plug it into the following website on the left hand side (Model number). You will get diagrams and part numbers of what you have as described above.


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Water Inlet Valve

The dishwasher has an electrical water valve called a water inlet valve. If the dishwasher won't fill with water, the water inlet valve might be defective. These valves are not repairable and will have to be replaced.


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Float

The float assembly is normally inside the dishwasher near the door on the floor of the dishwasher. If something gets stuck underneath it and holds the float assembly up, the dishwasher won't fill with water. If the float assembly moves freely up and down, the float switch might be defective.


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Float Switch

The float switch is actuated by the float assembly. It is a protection device designed to prevent the dishwasher from overfilling. If the dishwasher won't fill with water, it may be because this float switch is defective or stuck.


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Water Supply Problem

The dishwasher is connected to the hot water supply from the house. Check to be sure the household water supply valve is turned on. Over time, calcium deposits can build up in the water supply valve or in the small filter screen inside the water inlet valve. The water supply line may need to be removed from the water inlet valve of the dishwasher, then run some water into a bucket to see if there is enough pressure. Be certain to turn off the water before working on the water line.

Jul 22, 2013 | Dishwashers

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We have a Kenmore Elite 16579. The soap as stopped dissolving and the dishes are not getting clean. There seems to be good amount of water, and good heat.


Hi

If the water inlet valve is fine and it fills with water then the issue seems to be with the float switch assembly that is bad and should be replaced. Float assembly is found inside the dishwasher's tub, on the bottom. The water that fills the dishwasher lifts the float, and when it reaches a certain level, it acts as a trigger for the float switch. The float triggers the float switch to shut off, thereby shutting off the flow of water into the dishwasher. A defective switch may interfere with dishwasher's filling and/or draining ability. Use voltmeter to test the switch. Set the device to the ohms setting x 1. Take each probe and touch them to one switch terminal each. This should produce a reading of either zero or infinity. Continue to touch the probes to the terminals, and press down on the switch's button. The reading should change to the opposite extreme. If the switch fails either of these tests, you should replace it. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

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Aug 27, 2011 | Kenmore Dishwashers

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Hi there. My Maytag MSE 760 FARS dishwasher is not filling, but the heating element is working. I suspect the pump has failed. What do I do?


Hello,
what you can check,

  1. the float in the tub.their may be something caught under it
  2. the water valve,use a meter set to check ac voltage and check for 120 volts ac at the plug to it,if has 120 when supposed to fill valve is bad so long at it has water supply to it
  3. the float switch,use meter set to lowest ohms setting and remove the 2 wires on float switch and check for continunity(zero ohms) if meter reads OL replace float switch
  4. the control,check for 120 volts ac to float switch when supposed to fill, if 120 at fill portion yet no fill ,replace control
  5. water supply,if uses flex tube something in cabinet under sink may have pinched water line
Good luck,i hope this helps

Gene

Aug 02, 2011 | Maytag Dishwashers

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Not getting water to go Got washing


Hello,

Their are a few things that will prevent it from filling
  1. The float in the tub has something caught under it..pull out lower rack and check
  2. The float switch is bad...pull off kick plate below door and use a meter set to a low ohms setting and when checking switch if good will be zero ohms. OL if bad
  3. the control is bad and not sending power to float switch..use meter set to volts ac check for 120 volts ac to switch. to do that place one meter lead on a wire on float switch and on the a metal peice (leg,frame ect) and check for 120 vac, if 120 vac at switch the control is good if not replace control, this check must be done when d/w is supposed to fill( usually at the begining of a cycle)
  4. water valve.. use meter set check vac and check for 120 vac to plug(one meter lead on each wire) when supposed to fill, if 120 vac,needs inlet water valve
  5. water from house plumbing is restricted...loosen supply line nut and check for incoming water
Good luck,i hope this helps

Gene

Aug 01, 2011 | Maytag Dishwasher

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I have changed the pump, the check valve and cleared the drain hose but the unit does not drain. model# DU1055XTSS2


Hi
If the water inlet valve is fine and it fills with water then the issue seems to be with the float switch assembly that is bad and should be replaced. Float assembly is found inside the dishwasher's tub, on the bottom. The water that fills the dishwasher lifts the float, and when it reaches a certain level, it acts as a trigger for the float switch. The float triggers the float switch to shut off, thereby shutting off the flow of water into the dishwasher. A defective switch may interfere with dishwasher's filling and/or draining ability. Use voltmeter to test the switch. Set the device to the ohms setting x 1. Take each probe and touch them to one switch terminal each. This should produce a reading of either zero or infinity. Continue to touch the probes to the terminals, and press down on the switch's button. The reading should change to the opposite extreme. If the switch fails either of these tests, you should replace it.Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.
Daniel

Jun 08, 2011 | Whirlpool Dishwashers

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Water will not fill the dishwasher, it runs but it will not fill with water...is the water inlet plugged?


Hello there

The most common causes of this problem are a defective water inlet valve or a stuck float switch. The float switch sits under the dish racks and sends a shut-off signal to the dishwasher when the water level is high enough. Make sure you only use a Maytag-compatible replacement if you have to change out your dishwasher's float switch or water inlet valve.
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  1. 1 Shut off power to the dishwasher from the home's circuit breaker box. Remove the lower rack from the inside of the dishwasher.
  2. 2 Check the water inlet valve to see if it clogged or broken. Replace the valve if you notice any problems and test the dishwasher again. If it still does not fill, proceed to Step Three to troubleshoot the float switch.
  3. 3 Consult your owner's manual to find the location of the float assembly. Remove the cover, if applicable to your dishwasher. There may be retaining screws holding the cover in place or it may just snap off.
  4. 4 Hold both sides of the float while you raise and lower it several times. The float should move freely without binding or catching on anything. Disconnect and use a scrub brush to clean the float if you feel any resistance.
  5. 5 Reattach the float and test its movement again. If it is still not moving properly, replace the float.
  6. 6 Replace the lower rack of the dishwasher and turn the breaker switch back on.


Read more: How to Troubleshoot a Maytag Dishwasher That Does Not Fill ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6284004_troubleshoot-maytag-dishwasher-not-fill.html#ixzz1A891ccai

Jan 05, 2011 | Maytag MDB6769AW Builtin Dishwasher

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No water coming into dishwasher


dishwasher will not fill with water: This is often the fill valve. You can test the fill valve coil for continuity with a ohm meter, no needle movement = bad fill valve. You can also test the fill valve for 120 volts at the fill valve with a volt meter, power there and no fill = bad fill valve. No 120 volts there, you will have to trace power back to find the trouble maker. Test things like the float and float switch, wires and timer. Fill valves are very bad for working once or twice and then quitting, if your dishwasher fills the first and second fill cycles and then no more water through the rest of the cycle, replace the fill valve. You will need to remove the access panels to get at the fill valve. Dishwasher fill valves also have a screen built into the valve entrance, this can also get all clogged up and need to be cleaned. ----- There's no water entering the machine If there's no water entering your dishwasher, check these: Water-inlet valve Float switch 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. Float switch 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.

Nov 03, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 21086

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No Water


The first thing I would check is the water float. The float is located on the bottom left front of the dishwasher floor. You will see a float cover, remove the cover and make sure the float moves up and down with your fingers. It should move freely.
If the float appears good, you will have to remove the lower kick plate. Behind the plate you will see the float switch and the water fill solenoid valve. With a volt/ohm meter you can check the float switch and water fill solenoid for proper resistance.
If you feel you want to persue that, we can get more specific about resistive values.
Let me know.
Regards,

Aug 13, 2009 | GE Nautilus 24" Built-in Dishwasher

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Wont fill, the light comes on and the timmer sounds to be working


D/w's have a fill valve that allows hot water into the tank, a safety float and switch that will cut the power to the fill valve if the water level inside the d/w gets to high. Check if to see if it is gunked up...clean it thoroughly

A DW not filling is often the fill valve. You can test the fill valve coil for continuity with a ohm meter, no needle movement = bad fill valve. You can also test the fill valve for 120 volts at the fill valve with a volt meter, power there and no fill = bad fill valve. No 120 volts there, you will have to trace power back to find the trouble maker. Test things like the float and float switch, wires and timer. Fill valves are very bad for working once or twice and then quitting, if your dishwasher fills the first and second fill cycles and then no more water through the rest of the cycle, replace the fill valve. You will need to remove the access panels to get at the fill valve. Dishwasher fill valves also have a screen built into the valve entrance, this can also get all clogged up and need to be cleaned.

I know you said it was replaced....the way you ohm them is to remove the power wires and ohm the valve if the needle pegs out or moves considerably the valve is good...

I hope this helps...good luck....the Fang.

Mar 27, 2009 | Kenmore Dishwashers

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