Question about Whirlpool GU2400XTP Built-in Dishwasher
The dishwasher isn't draining and isn't running through cycles. Pressing drain/cancel seems to start the wash as a continuation only briefly, but no draining occurs. The filters are clean and the adjacent sinks and disposal drain well.
OK, I'm maybe expecting too much from my 10 year old dishwasher, but it hasn't caused any problems for 7 years.
Ok, there are a couple of things it could be. The pump motor could be stuck, which is the most likely. Remove the bottom panel and look underneath. Spin the impeller until it spins freely, then try to start the dishwasher. Make sure the door is open before you do this, so that the impeller doesn't run while your hand is in it =)
Also, check the drain hose for a check valve. Sometimes these get stuck in the wrong position and it won't drain well. If none of these work, let me know and I'll help you further.
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Dishwasher not draining issue usually occurs due to kinked drain pipe, clogged drain filter or drain pump. First make sure that the drain is not clogged and remove clogs if present. If no visible lint is present then remove the lower front access panel to check the drain filter and drain pump for any clogs, you'll need to clean the drain filter and drain pump completely. Also, check for any food pieces stuck near the pump impeller & clean the chopper assembly. Please note that dishwashers don't drain out the complete water such that heating element doesn't overheat. Hope this helps... Please post back for any further assistance.
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