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If water is switched on..................then tap on dishwasher could be faulty.........
most of these are the same as washing machine taps...........
you may be able to swap 1....
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Doesn't fill


Possible that the water level sensor is faulty as it tends to indicate before the level has reached thereby starting the rinse cycle.
Usually this can be due to faulty level settings or fault in the pressure switch as it can be acting too fast. It will be best to clean the inlet valve and check the flow , test the water level sensor and see if this works by blowing into the diaphragm.

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Switch dishwasher on and starts up ok but when it comes to pumping water in it stops and does not do anything else.


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Investigate these five areas if your dishwasher won't fill with water:

As water is filling your dishwasher, a float rises along with it. When the float reaches a predetermined level, it shuts off the flow of water, thereby preventing a leak. Sometimes the float can get stuck in the wrong position in your dishwasher, and it can prevent your dishwasher from filling. Check your float assembly. Replace it if you need to.

The water that fills your dishwasher lifts the float, and when it reaches a certain level, it acts as a trigger for the float switch. The float triggers the float switch to shut off, thereby shutting off the flow of water into the dishwasher. A defective switch may interfere with your dishwasher's filling ability.

Your dishwasher may not be filling with water simply because the water valve's filter screens are dirty and debris-filled. Gain access to your water inlet valve and try cleaning it out. This might be enough to solve the problem. You can learn how to access your water inlet valve in the replace a dishwasher water inlet valve section.

Alternatively, your water inlet valve could be defective altogether. That could be the reason your dishwasher is not filling. Test it for continuity. If it is not functioning as it should, replace it.

Your dishwasher's drain valve is regulated by a drain solenoid. If the solenoid is malfunctioning, it may not allow the drain valve to funtion properly, which in turn could be the reason your dishwasher is not filling with water. Investigate your drain valve and test the solenoid. If the solenoid is faulty, replace it.

Aug 22, 2011 | Dishwashers

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No water is coming in the dishwasher. I can hear the water running, but the water is not coming into the dishwasher


If you can hear the water running - but it's not filling, you most likely have a drain problem, which is being stuck open. Usually the motor kicks in and either pumps the water through the wash arms (during wash cycle) or through the drain (during drain cycle) the switch that/or flap could be stuck on the drain and it is pumping it out the drain all the time instead of the wash arms.

Apr 18, 2011 | Kenmore 1348 Builtin Dishwasher

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The dishwasher goes through the cycles but will not fill with water on some cycles.


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When the Dishwasher is not filling in, you'll need to check for the water inlet valve, the filter screen and the float switch/assembly. Also check for the float assembly inside the dishwasher. When water is filling your dishwasher, a float rises along with it. As the float reaches a certain threshold level, it shuts off the flow of water, thereby preventing a leak. Sometimes the float can get stuck in the wrong position in your dishwasher, and it can prevent your dishwasher from filling. Sometimes it can happen due to float valve and on other occasions due to float switch. Inspect the water hose coming to the dishwasher for any blockages.

If these are fine then it's due to Water Inlet Valve. Use a multimeter and check for the continuity on inlet valve. If you don't get any value on the multimeter hen you'll need to replace the water inlet valve assembly.

Please post back for any further assistance.

Daniel

Oct 20, 2010 | Maytag 24 in. MDB5600A Jetclean II...

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Our Whirlpool Quiet Partner III cleans the bottom rack fine, but the top rack does not seem to have any water pressure and thereby does not clean. Any solutions?


two things that you need to check one is the water level in the machine when it has completed it fill cycle.low water level will cause this issue with imporper cleaning.
make sure the spray arm is not clogged in any way.
the other is simply replace the main wash motor

Mar 09, 2010 | Dishwashers

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Stays in wash cycle


Solution found in a defective SPDT 'Heater ON' switch which had burnt out, thereby causing an 'open' to pump solenoid, fill valve, and heater. Temporarily bypassing the switch confirms the solution. Buy either the whole switch panel (3 switches) from parts dealer or find a source for CW Industries part GRS2012-13.

May 27, 2009 | GE Dishwashers

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WATER ONLY FILLS 1ST TIME ON ANY CYCLE


Hi, After the first cycle, and after it drains/spins, does it start agitating when the next load of water is suppose to be filling?
Please let me know so I can assist you further. Sounds like the pressure hoe from the tub to the water level switch is plugged.

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Vic

May 17, 2009 | Maytag 24 in. MDB4100 Built-in Dishwasher

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Dishwasher will not run after filled with water


The float switch in the tank is bad,also if water only trickles in your fill valve is going bad which will not let it fill all the way to start wash cycle. Fill tub with pot of water to raise float, if wash cycle starts,replace fill valve,if not,replace float switch.

Jan 21, 2009 | Dishwashers

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My machine will not fill with water.


It sounds like the switch that controls the water level is stuck ,thereby telling the controller that it is already full of water, causing it to start agitating right away.
Give the top of the console panel a good tap, this may release the switch if it is stuck.
If this does not work, then possibly the pressure hose is blocked that controls the switch.
Plz rate my solution.
Thanks.

Jan 02, 2009 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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