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Not filling with water

Worked fine yesterday. Today you push the normal wash button and it sits for about a minute and then the motor goes on. Normally that first minute or more it is filling with water. The water supply is on. Any ideas???

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Try cleaning out the filter in the fill valve. Or test for power t the fill valve while trying to fill. It may even be a bad fill valve assuming you have power and water at the valve. A new valve is around $25

Posted on Jul 05, 2008

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  • Art Hessburg Jul 05, 2008

    Sorry forgot to tell you to check to see if the float is free. This is usually in the front and if it got knocked out of place it will kill power to the fill valve. Move it up and down by hand and see if it is free. Sometimes it gets dirty and can't move. This float turns off the water when it is the proper level. It also prevents overfilling.

  • Tania Willis Sep 04, 2013

    Thanks Art, helpful post- can you tell me where I could find a diagram of the float & valve location?

  • Tania Willis Sep 04, 2013

    Thanks Art, helpful post- can you tell me where I could find a diagram of the float & valve location? I have this problem with a Baumatic BDF683BL after ramming the draining tray back in , I get an Error 1- no water entering the machine. I may have knocked something

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