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Westinghouse SB920 dishwasher starts pumping water out as soon as power turned on at wall socket

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It sounds like the anti flood switch is activated, lean the dishwasher back at a 45 degree angle. If water comes out the back you have a leak. Stand it up and try it try dishwasher, if it works this comfirms leak, you will need to find where it is coming from.

Posted on Dec 04, 2007

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SOURCE: no power

Check the wiring connection. The merrets can come loose and you then loose power. Turn off power first, if this is the case, make sure you tape them up.
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Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Westinghouse SB907 - Water draining out right after filling up

The drain hose has to have a loop in it. In other words as the drain hose exits the dishwasher, it must go up at least 18 inches before it goes down into the drain. If not, the water will siphon out of the machine.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: water does not fill .

chances are, your water switch is stuck..
its the thing inside the dishwashe that kinda looks like a plastic mushroom.. (its a float)
sometimes they get corroded with excess detergent.. wiggle that up and down some to free up the float and it just might fix your problem.

Posted on May 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Dishwasher Model ADG 7960 approx 5yrs old. As soon

heater or washpump.

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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