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Dishwasher stopped working, abruptly

It's approx. 5 years old - wife said it smelled slightly like burning - it shuts off the breaker on the main board - removed standing water via shop vac - as soon as you turn on breaker, dishwasher triggers it off - I have no idea - I removed bottom panel but to untrained eye everything looks fine. Model #: KUDP01ILBS6

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    second question was submitted

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Hello. Since it kicks the breaker off you probably have a bad motor. The sad reality of life today is that the cost of a major appliance repair is generally not the way to go. Cut your loses and get a new dishwasher. It will be much more economical to operate due to new technology and it will have a warranty. IF you chose to install it yourself, you would be in a new dishwasher for as little as $400. The degree of difficulty on the tear out and reinstall is actually low. The instructions will be excellent if you stickwith a name brand. J.

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  • tubedrev Jul 15, 2010

    thanks for the help - is this the only option, a blown motor? - and what would be the approx. cost for a new motor?

  • tubedrev Jul 16, 2010

    Hey: just wondering if you got my second question about the motor. Thanks for the help.

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