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Water seems to fill in the dishwasher when it is off

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Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.

Based on your description, "water seems to fill in the dishwasher when it is off "... the issue is likely with the inlet/water valve being stuck "open".

To remedy this you will need to replace the valve, not surprising for Bosch unfortunately.


i.e.

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As long as your model number is indeed SHU3036 series, this info below will be accurate.

I say not surprising because this part has been an issue for the B/S/H/ built machines in the past and as a result the original part number 189553 now substitutes to 425458. It usually retails for about $20 - $30USD at places such as "searspartsdirect.com" "repairclinic.com" to name a couple.

**Before attempting to repair the unit please turn off the power and the water supply to the dishwasher...safety first**


If you remove the lower kick plate/toe panel, you will see the inlet valve to your left...


i.e.

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Replacing it is pretty straight forward. Here`s how...

1) undo the water line.

2) the two #20 torx screws fastening it in place.

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3) the feed tube to the machine at the back of the valve and swap it with the new one.5937279.jpg
and

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Once the new one is in you should be good to go.

Let me know if you need any further assistance, otherwise good luck.

Thanks for visiting FixYa.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

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