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After starting the cycle, the dishwasher starts and runs normally for a short time, then the water drains out of the tub prematurely while the cycle is still going. The machine then runs dry until the cycle times out. At the next cycle and the process repeats. It started as a sporadic problem, but is getting worse.

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You may have a faulty drain valve,the drain valve is under dishwasher there are two clips on each side check,with applance store for replacement part.

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To minimize the possibility of electric shock, unplug this appliance from the power supply before attempting any maintenance.
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