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Whirpool built-in puddle of water in bottom, food on drain


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Belt, Water Pump Although few dishwashers have a water pump belt, if the dishwasher won't drain there might be a worn or broken water pump belt. After removing the lower kick panel the motor can be seen in the front, the water pump belt is on the bottom of the motor.

Drain Pump If the dishwasher won't drain, the drain pump might be defective. Test the pump motor with an Ohm meter. Drain pumps are not repairable, if it's defective it will need to be replaced.

Drain Impeller The drain impeller is attached to the pump and pushes the water out of the dishwasher, through the drain tube and into the garbage disposer or drain line. If the dishwasher won't drain, the drain impeller might be broken or worn out. Replace both the impeller and seal at the same time.

Drain Solenoid Kit If the dishwasher won't drain, the drain solenoid kit might need to be replaced. The drain solenoid is an actuator that opens a flap to allow the water to drain.
Drain Valve The drain valve can get clogged with debris and should be cleaned out if the dishwasher won't drain. If it seems clear of debris but won't actuate, it will need to be replaced. The drain valve is not repairable Pump and Motor Assembly If the dishwasher won't drain, the pump and motor assembly might be defective. If the motor runs during the drain cycle, check for a blockage in the drain line. If the motor won't run during the drain cycle or if it just hums when it should be running, the pump and motor assembly might need to be replaced.

Clogged or Improperly Installed Garbage Disposer If the dishwasher won't drain and the garbage disposer was installed recently, the installer might have forgotten to knock out the drain plug from this disposer. All garbage disposers are sold with a solid plug in the drain tube for situations where a dishwasher isn't connected. However, if the dishwasher is connected, the plug will need to be removed. If the disposer wasn't replaced recently, remove the dishwasher drain hose from the disposer and clean out both the fitting on the disposer and the end of the drain hose. These are the most common places to find an obstruction if the dishwasher won't drain.

Clogged or Improperly Installed Garbage Disposer If the dishwasher won't drain and the garbage disposer was installed recently, the installer might have forgotten to knock out the drain plug from this disposer. All garbage disposers are sold with a solid plug in the drain tube for situations where a dishwasher isn't connected. However, if the dishwasher is connected, the plug will need to be removed. If the disposer wasn't replaced recently, remove the dishwasher drain hose from the disposer and clean out both the fitting on the disposer and the end of the drain hose. These are the most common places to find an obstruction if the dishwasher won't drain.

Check Valve If the dishwasher won't drain the check valve might be stuck closed. The check valve is a small plastic device which prevents water from returning to the dishwasher after it has drained. If the valve gets stuck closed, it will prevent the water from draining. The check valve is the device that the drain hose is attached to on the dishwasher.

Check Ball If the dishwasher won't drain the check ball might be stuck. The check ball is a small plastic ball in the check valve which prevents water from returning to the dishwasher after it has drained. If the ball gets stuck, it will prevent the water from draining also. The check valve is the device that the drain hose is attached to on the dishwasher.


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Oct 16, 2012 | Whirlpool Dishwashers

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How can I replace the water pump on a 2004 Grand Prix GTP superchargered?


WELL YOU NEED TO DRAIN COOLANT SYSTEM.PLACE A LARGE DRAIN PAN UNDER THE RADIATOR TO CATCH COOLANT WHILE DRAINING RADIATOR.ONCE ALL COOLANT DRAINED OUT.REMOVE DRIVE BELT.REMOVE WATER PUMP PULLEY.REMOVE POWER STEERING PUMP AND MOVE IT ASIDE.THEN REMOVE WATER PUMP.MAKE WATER PUMP MOUNTING SURFACE CLEAN THEN INSTALL NEW WATER PUMP AND GASKET IN PLACE.IF WATER PUMP GASKET IS PAPER TYPE PUT GASKET SEALANT ON BOTH SIDES OF THE GASKET.IF YOU HAVE RUBBER GASKET DONT USE NO GASKET SEALANT.INSTALL NEW WATER PUMP TORQUE LONG BOLTS TO 25 FT LBS AND TORQUE SHORT BOLTS TO 16 FT LBS.TORQUE WATER PUMP PULLEY TO 115 INCH POUNDS.TORQUE POWER STEERING PUMP BOLTS TO 25 FT LBS.THEN INSTALL DRIVE BELT.FILL THE COOLANT SYSTEM.START THE VECHICLE AND CHECK FOR LEAKS.

Mar 25, 2011 | Pontiac Grand Prix Cars & Trucks

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My bosch dishwasher will not drain and makes a humming noise


Humming noise is an indication of your drain motor getting power but not spinning. Either your drain pump is defective and needs to be replaced, or something is stuck in the pump preventing it from draining out the water. Either way you will have to take the dishwasher out and get at the pump from the bottom of the machine.

Jan 31, 2011 | Bosch SHX4AP05UC Dishwasher

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NOT POMPIN WATER OUT.I CAN HEAR POMP GOING BUT NOTHING HAPPENS


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Dishwasher not draining issue occurs due to kinked drain pipe, clogged drain filter or drain pump. Check the drain hose for any visible clogging, remove if present. If no visible lint is present then remove then turn off the dishwasher and remove the drain hose and check for any visible clogging. If still not visible then the drain filter or drain pump is clogged and you'll need to clean the drain filter and drain pump. To access the drain pump, please follow the procedure---
1. Drain pumps are mounted to sumps in the front of dishwashers --they're easily accessible from the front of dishwashers by removing toe kicks.
2. Tools needed: small flat blade screwdriver (for unlocking terminals).
3. Remove toe kick/base cover, pull up terminal cover and disconnect wires (using screwdriver to unlock locking terminals).
4. To remove pump, pull latch (on circular collar) & rotate pump clockwise (cw).
5. To install new pump, insert @ 2:00 position & rotate counterclockwise (ccw).
6. Clean water & debris from base, then check float operation.
7. Connect wires, then install base cover & toe kick.
Please note that dishwashers don't drain out the complete water such that heating element doesn't overheat. Hope this helps... Please post back for any further assistance.
Daniel

Jan 29, 2011 | GE Nautilus 24" Built-in Dishwasher

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Water in bottom of bosch dishwasher will not drain. How do I get this water to drain


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Dishwasher not draining issue occurs due to kinked drain pipe, clogged drain filter or drain pump. Check the drain hose for any visible clogging, remove if present. If no visible lint is present then remove then turn off the dishwasher and remove the drain hose and check for any visible clogging. If still not visible then the drain filter or drain pump is clogged and you'll need to clean the drain filter and drain pump. To access the drain pump, please follow the procedure---
1. Drain pumps are mounted to sumps in the front of dishwashers --they're easily accessible from the front of dishwashers by removing toe kicks.
2. Tools needed: small flat blade screwdriver (for unlocking terminals).
3. Remove toe kick/base cover, pull up terminal cover and disconnect wires (using screwdriver to unlock locking terminals).
4. To remove pump, pull latch (on circular collar) & rotate pump clockwise (cw).
5. To install new pump, insert @ 2:00 position & rotate counterclockwise (ccw).
6. Clean water & debris from base, then check float operation.
7. Connect wires, then install base cover & toe kick.
Please note that dishwashers don't drain out the complete water such that heating element doesn't overheat. Hope this helps... Please post back for any further assistance.
Daniel

Jan 26, 2011 | Bosch SHU9915UC Dishwasher

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Cant find were to put powersteering fluid


Power Steering Pump Removal & Installation 3.8L Engine To Remove:
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2. Place a drain pan under the vehicle.
  3. Remove the accessory drive belt from the power steering pump pulley.
  4. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  5. Remove the right front tire and wheel assembly.
  6. Remove the hoses from the power steering pump.
  7. Remove the mounting bolts and the power steering pump from the engine.
  8. Remove the reservoir and pulley from the pump if necessary.
To Install:
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  1. If removed, install the power steering pump reservoir and pulley on the power steering pump.
  2. Position the power steering pump to the engine and install the mounting bolts. Tighten the bolts to 25 lb ft (34 Nm).
  3. Install the pressure and return hoses to the pump.
  4. Install the right front tire and wheel assembly.
  5. Lower the vehicle.
  6. Install the accessory drive belt.
  7. Fill and bleed the power steering system.
  8. Inspect the system for leaks.
  9. Remove the drain pan from under the power steering pump area.
3.4L Engine To Remove:
  1. Place a drain pan under the power steering pump.
  2. Remove the coolant reservoir.
  3. Remove the pulley from the power steering pump.
  4. Remove the wiring harness near the power steering pump and place it out of the way.
  5. Disconnect the fluid hoses from the power steering pump.
  6. Remove the mounting bolts from the power steering pump and remove the pump.
To Install:
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  1. Position the power steering pump assembly to the engine and install the mounting bolts. Tighten the mounting bolts to 25 lb ft (34 Nm).
  2. Install the wiring harness in its original position.
  3. Install the pulley on the power steering pump.
  4. Install the coolant reservoir.
  5. Fill and bleed the power steering system.
  6. Inspect the system for leaks.
  7. Remove the drain pan from under the power steering pump.
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Sep 18, 2010 | 2000 Chevrolet Impala

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Winterizing a well pump and pressure tank


Remove the drain plugs and install drain valves so you can open the drains by hand instead of always getting tools and eventually stripping the plug heads.

Nov 28, 2009 | Plumbing

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HOW TO TAKE A FUEL PUMP OUT A 2001 ISUZU TROOPER


REMOVAL PROCEDURE

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Drain all the fuel from the tank.
  3. Install and tighten the drain plug. Tighten Tighten the drain plug to 20 N.m (14 lb ft.) .
  4. Remove the fuel tank.
  5. Remove the retaining screws from the fuel tank.
  6. Remove the fuel pump assembly from the fuel tank.
    1. Cover the fuel pump opening in order to prevent dust, dirt, or debris from entering the fuel tank.
    INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

    1. Install the fuel pump assembly. Tighten Tighten the fuel pump assembly mounting bolts to 3 N.m (27 lb ft.) .
    2. Install the fuel pump assembly retaining screws.
    3. Install the fuel tank assembly.
    4. Fill the tank with fuel.
    5. Tighten the fuel filler cap.
      1. Connect the negative battery cable.
      REMOVAL PROCEDURE # 2
      REMOVAL

      CAUTION: When repair to the fuel system has been completed, start engine and check the fuel system for loose connection or leakage. For the fuel system diagnosis, see Computers and Control Systems/System Diagnosis.

      1. Disconnect battery ground cable.
      2. Loosen fuel filler cap.
      3. Drain fuel. Tighten drain plug to the specified torque after draining fuel. Torque: 20 N.m (14 lb ft) - M8
      4. Remove fuel tank assembly (1).
      5. Remove fuel pump (FP) assembly (2) fixing screws and remove the FP assembly.
      NOTE: After removing FP, cover fuel tank to prevent any dust entering.
      INSTALLATION
      1. Install FP assembly (2).
      2. Install fuel tank assembly (1).
      3. Fill the tank with fuel and tighten fuel filler cap.
      4. Connect battery ground cable.

Oct 18, 2009 | 2001 Isuzu Trooper

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How do you remove the water pump on a 2006 monte carlo


  1. Drain the cooling system. Refer to Draining and Filling Cooling System (LS4 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LZE, LZ4, LZ9 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (9C1, 9C3 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LS4 GE 47716 Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LZE, LZ4, LZ9, 9C1, 9C3 GE 4771 Fill).
  2. Loosen the water pump pulley bolts.
  3. Remove the drive belt.
  4. Remove the water pump pulley bolts and pulley.
  5. Remove the water pump bolts.
  6. Remove the water pump and gasket.
  7. Clean the water pump mating surfaces
    1. Position a NEW water pump gasket and the water pump to the engine front cover. Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice.
    2. Install the water pump bolts. Tighten the bolts to 10 Nm (89 inch lbs.) .
  1. Install the water pump pulley and bolts.
  2. Install the drive belt.
  3. Tighten the water pump pulley bolts. Tighten the bolts to 25 Nm (18 ft. lbs.) .
  4. Fill the cooling system. Refer to Draining and Filling Cooling System (LS4 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LZE, LZ4, LZ9 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (9C1, 9C3 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LS4 GE 47716 Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LZE, LZ4, LZ9, 9C1, 9C3 GE 4771 Fill).
  5. Inspect for leaks.
Hope this helps

Oct 01, 2009 | 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

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Dishwasher will not drain. had to install a pump kit because the macerator blade had stripped off. It rinses good now but still will not drain. The drain solenoid works well


OK, check the following areas to combat this issue further.

1. Air gap / Drain hoses
If there is an air gap (located in the sink, near the faucet), check to see if it is clogged. Unscrew the top cap and see if there is anything blocking inside. Note: If there is no air gap installed, the dishwasher might not drain properly.

If the drain hose is clogged, the dishwasher would not drain. If there is an air gap installed, it is very common that a hose going from the air gap into the garbage disposer is clogged. Remove and clean the hose. Make sure to reattach the hose before starting the dishwasher.

Note: If you recently had a garbage disposer installed, it is common to overlook removing the drain plug.

2. Broken belt
Some dishwasher models use a belt to drive the pump. Replace the belt if found broken.

Note: Sometimes the belt would just come off the pump. Even though it might not be broken, it is recommended that you replace the belt, because it is probably too stretched out.

3. Pump
Some models have two impellers inside the pump - one, wash impeller, takes care of the wash cycles, the other, drain impeller, drains the water out. If the drain impeller is broken (broken blades, shaft), the dishwasher would not drain. Replace any broken pump components.

4. Drain solenoid
Some models (for example most GE dishwashers) use a drain solenoid to drain water out. Sometimes the solenoid gets stuck, preventing the water from draining out. Try to free up the solenoid. If unsuccessful, you might have to replace the pump assembly.

5. Motor
If the motor is stuck, it is sometimes possible to free it up by manually spinning the motor.

Replace the motor if defective.

6. Timer
Replace if defective (note: uncommon problem).


Jun 18, 2009 | GE Dishwashers

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