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Won't wash is new no water in but i have water at supply

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Sounds like a bad fill valve. Replace it. Should cost around $25

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The Hotpoint is a portable dishwasher that has pump guard, overflow protector,rack bumper to prevent the rack from falling out of the dishwasher duringmovement, and temperature and wash options. When the dishwasher is properlyconnected to a water and power supply, it should work well in general. However,if something goes wrong, such as if the dishwasher will not fill with water,some troubleshooting methods may be beneficial in finding a solution to theproblem.


1 Ensure the water faucet is turned on and the connection between the water andthe dishwasher is secure. The hose connector should be snapped into placebetween the water faucet and the water hose.

2 Straighten the water hose and check for possible obstructions in the waterhose, the water faucet and the hose connector. Clean as necessary. Turn on thefaucet hot water slowly until it is all the way on to ensure proper water flowto the dishwasher.

3 Open and close the dishwasher door firmly. The dishwasher will not start awash cycle if the door is ajar. Verify that the dishwasher is plugged in to aworking power supply and that a wash cycle has been selected.

4 Avoid running other appliances that use water, such as a clothes washer,while the dishwasher is running, to avoid improper water pressure. This mayresult in a lack of water flow to the dishwasher.

5 Check to make sure large dishes, such as cookie sheets, pots or pans, are notblocking the spray jets. Avoid overloading the dishwasher.


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We just installed a new kenmore dishwasher yesterday. Model 13242 It has been running for almost2 hours and is still on the washing cycle--no water in it however--is this normal? I'm in a bit of a panic as...

THAT IS NOT NORMAL!!!!!!! A normal wash and dry cycle will take approx. 2 hours in length including drying cycle.
You should see that water has been present in the machine within the first 2 minutes of the start of the wash cycle, you should also be able to hear the water entering the wash tub.
The fill valve or water supply seems to be the issue, if the water doesn't enter the tub then the controller won't proceed witht the wash cycle. Double check your water supply tube / hose to make sure there is water present at the connection to the dishwasher.

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The dishwash is not washing, it's running but there is no water. The washing cycle is completed but nothing has happen, this recently started.

Sounds like a bad water valve or the water supply is cut off. If the water supply is not cut off then try hooking up 120 volts to the water valve. It should buzz or hum and let water in. If no water goes in then change the valve.

May 15, 2010 | Dishwashers

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Dishwasher will not fill to capacity for a wash

Replace the water supply valve under the sink and water supply line to dishwasher. (See attached picture)
Over time minerals deposit in the valve and restrict the water flow to the dishwasher.
This is especially inportant on todays water saving units.
Many people replace an old dishwasher and hate the new unit due to a white film left on dishes.

Although you may have paid for a professional installation a new shut off valve is almost never replaced even though the waterline may have been at an additional cost to you..

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Wash leaves a white film over dishes and wash / dry lights flash

sounds like you may not be getting enough will stop if water is in short supply.this may be if you are running washer at the same time.or running a bath.if hot water is in short supply,this maybe a hotwater heater problem.have you been running out of hot water when showering or bathing?

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Washer won't advance from cycle to cycle

When the cycle doesn't advance, it's probably the timer or a cold-water supply problem:

* It's the timer, if your washing machine fills with water and begins agitating, but the timer never
advances--or if the washer is in a spin cycle and the timer won't advance. Then you need to replace
the timer.

* It may be a cold-water supply problem, if the washing machine fills with water, agitates,
drains, and spins, but then doesn't fill with rinse water. See There's no cold water.

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Plumbed in new dishwasher wash light and pre wash light flashing nothing happening ! manual says longer inlet time possible cause -faucets not opened?

Hello lozjojo,
Based on your problem description, you either have no water pressure at the inlet valve or the inlet valve isn't operating and allowing water in. Prior to installation, did you make sure you removed ALL the packing material from everything? Is there any way tha you can check your supply lines for water? Also, some of the new flex water supply lines have built in anti leak 'shuttle valvles' inside them to prevent flooding if the line bursts.. Unfortunately, I don't know how you tied in the supply lines to the dishwasher itself.. If you used the anti-flood type supply lines.. that is another consideration to investogate.. If nothing I suggested resolves your problem.. please elaborate on the method you used to supply water to the system.. Good luck .. and hope I helped you...

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