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I have a Maytag Dishwasher, Model # WU482, ser # 01625706XT. The Water is not being pumped out , I checked Belt, and it is oK.

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Water pump out drain hose to sink kinked /stopped up if new disposol was installled and the installer did not take the dis/washer plug out it can not pump water to the drain

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Dishwasher leaking from bottom of dishwasher. Maytag Portable Dishwasher MOD MDC4650AWWO SER NW4610106


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The issue is with the water not draining as something might be blocking the drain pump assembly thus the water is leaking. To solve this issue you'll have to take the front lower access panel out and then clean the drain pump assembly completely, also clean the impeller and chopper assembly located at the bottom of the unit. After this is done the issue should be resolved, if not then check the float switch mechanism and make sure that is fine. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

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I have a 1987 maytag Model WU482 The problem is at the end of the rinse cycle it dosn't pump the water out of the unit.


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Maytag Dishwasher WU482 had a big puddle of water in front of it tonight. Other than the door gasket, is there anything else that could be wrong?


a pluged or should i say a partially pluged lower spray arm nozzle redirecting the water spray under the door causing it to spray water in a direction it shouldn't be, causing your leak.
another spray arm could again have a partially pluged spray hole causing water to spray in a direction it shouldn't, or more forcefully so it blows past the door seal..
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Oct 25, 2009 | Maytag 24 in. PDB1420 Built-in Dishwasher

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I have an older Maytag model #WU482. For some reason it will not drain and will only run using the economy mode. I can hear the timer ticking at all other cycles and it does click between cycles. I...


First,inspect the drain float. Make sure it rides on the micro switch correctly or it will not take on water.Check the float micro switch for continuity. Check for power at the water valve when it calls for water. Remove the wire harness from the timer and re-install it. Make sure you get a good tight fit,they can become loose over years of use. If that does not correct the problem I would suspect a bad timer.

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Maytag dishwasher mdb50awq won't drain


HI. check the following areas for faults.

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).

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Check the following.

1. Clogged drain line or water pump
Check to see if there's something stuck inside the pump or the drain hose connected to the pump (pump is usually located at the bottom and towards the back of the washing machine).

2. Water Pump
If the drain line isn't clogged, you may have a problem with the water pump such as a frozen pulley or a broken impeller. If that's the case replace the water pump. Note: if you have a belt driven washer, check the belt(s) for cracks, as this would be a perfect time to replace the belt(s) if needed.

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Maytag dishwasher that won't drain when finished


HI, usually, if the dishwasher dose not drain properly, it will be the fault of a defective or, malfunctioning pump. i will list several problem areas to check. Inspect each area properly and, replace any component that is faulty or fouled.


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).

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Maytag Model WU482 Dish washer completes cycle but dishes remain dirty and water is laying in the bottom.


Check the hoses and air gap for clogging. Air gap is located under the sink between housing seawar line and dishwasher hose.
If no help check/replace drain valve
http://www.partselect.com/repair.aspx?appliance=dishwasher&part=replace-drain-valve
if no help drain pump might be faulty.
Good Luck

Feb 25, 2009 | Maytag 24 in. PDB1420 Built-in Dishwasher

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My Maytag dishwasher does not drain water after the wash cycle is over


Hi olabrk,
If you have a disposal make sure it is clear. You can put some icecubes in it to clean the blades and run some water through to make sure the drain is clear. If the dishwasher will still not pump out all the water check the drain line from the dishwasher to the sink drain for obstructions. If the drain is you will have to check the pump for obstructions. Sometimes glass, popcorn, toothpicks etc.... can get in the pump and prevent it from pumping out. If the pump is clear, then you will need a new pump. Good luck to you.
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