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Dishwasher won't start. Some water in there. I think it stopped after the soap tray opened.

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Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.


Based on your post "dishwasher won\'t start" it may just be a loose/burnt connection in the dishwasher junction box or a severed wire in the door panel.

** I would start by first shutting off the breaker...safety first**

Then removing the kick plate ( access panel at the bottom )...

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...and checking the wiring at the junction box for the dishwasher 120vac supply line.

Remove the murret's and visually inspect the wire for "resistance burn" and strip the wires back and install new fastener's if necessary to repair.

i.e.

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This is actually quite common to find a wire connector come loose due to improper fastening and once the unit is in use for a while the connections heat & cool, become loose from normal operating vibrations and burn up from all the added heat caused by "resistance".

Typically this will manifest in just the manner you've described.

If it looks OK there I'd remove the outer door panel ( careful the edges are sharp ) via the six #20 torx head screws...
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...check for a severed wire at the pivot point in the doodishwasher won't start. Some water in there. I - macmarkus_169.jpgred in a plastic casing as shown here..
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The small plastic blocks whicdishwasher won't start. Some water in there. I - macmarkus_170.jpg( older versions of Bosch had them in all models ) in the bottom corners of the door panel, i.e.

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...they can be a pain to re-install, but they do only go in one way, however it is ok to leave them out...their only purpose is to strengthen the structure.

Let me know what you find and I'll try to assist you further if necessary. Thank you for choosing FixYa today for your inquiry.


Regards,

Macmarkus :)

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