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Kitchen Aide dishwasher flows a little water at first then runs the rest of the cycle with no water

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  • kcg1979 Aug 29, 2010

    How can you tell if the water inlet valve is bad?

  • kcg1979 Aug 31, 2010

    I turned out I think some disk had stuck the float. It is working now.

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Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. To start with check the water inlet valve which is located behind the lower access panel on the left or right side of the Dishwasher. If the water inlet valve is bad you have to replace it, also check the main water line for clogs/obstructions. If still the issue is not resolved then it’s a bad float switch and needs to be replaced. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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    Rylee Smith Aug 30, 2010

    You can test the water inlet valve for continuity.

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Hi,
There is a screen at the inlet of the soleniod valve and that is plugged or the soleniod valve will open for a bit and then the coil heats up and it goes shut again...

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