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Kitchenaide KUDM24SE1 dishwasher will not fill with water

Kitchenaide KUDM24SE1 dishwasher, water will not enter machine when it is started. The float moves freely up and down, when water is added manually it will wash and cycle but after it drains prior to the rinse it will still not fill. The water supply is on and not clogged. I have cancelled the wash several times and tried different wash settings with the same results. Any ideas??

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2009

    what voltage is it supposed to be?

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    no water in, time does not move on machine even if manually change type of wash cycle

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It may be the water inlet valve or the electronic control board. To check, remove the bottom toe panel. The valve will be on the left side. There will be live power, so use extreme CAUTION. Start the DW, 1. if you can hear the valve humming or the valve coil is getting warm, replace the valve. 2. Using a device with wires to check the power at plugs, connect to valve power connection, if power is present, replace valve else replace electronic control board.

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