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My dishwasher runs 2 hours as a complete cycle. I think it is never going to finish but I have not stopped it in mid cycle. Dishes are very clean but they should when it runs this long. I hear it change cycles so I know it is not stuck on 1 cycle. It also makes a lot of noise. 2 hours of noise. HELP!!! How long it it suppose to run?

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That means that the machine does not detect that one condition to continue the cycle is met.

Sometimes when this happen unesperience repairers replace the timer board , an expensive part that rarely fails. The timer board must be replaced only after everything else is tested, the problem is usually a sensor, or a faulty part that causes the condition to advance not being reached.

In your case, if dishes are clean , then filling heating and recirculating are OK, problem is likely the drain system not stopping, this is fixed replacing first the pressure switch, then checking pump and timer board.
If drain is OK, and machine hangs on drying (only self drying models), then replace dryness sensor or thermostat.
Check also that there is water pressure from the house line, and that the drain hose is not kinked or blocked.

The door switch must be tested just in case the problem is caused by a defective door switch cutting off randomly with vibrations and causing the cycle to delay. This is tested jumping its contacts and running a controlled cycle.

All tests must be done with power off.

Try first tripping the circuit breaker and check the drain well, cleaning it and removin blockage. If that does not fix the problem call the support number listed on the user manual to have the appliance repaired.


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