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Hi ,my dw401 omega dw pumps water in as normal but once it reaches the normal point of starting its cycle there is only a slight humming sound .can you please help

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

catriver
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SOURCE: Dishwasher fills w/ water, does not wash, but does drain.

Joel, it's hard to tell whats going on here without the full model number. The number you posted should start with a 665, 363,587 or 464.  Here is a couple of things to look for.  It sounds like you have a seperate drain pump. Remove the bottom toe panel and hopefully there will be a tech sheet behind it.  Check the harness to the motor itself.  You want to verify that there is 120V going to it when the wash motor should be running. If you hear the motor humming and kicking out on the overload, then we can assume you have something stuck in the impeller or the motor is bad itself. The tech sheet will give you a diagram for the hot and nuetral.  Check the float switch inside the tub, it should move freely up and down. This is a safety device to insure the dishwasher does not overfill.  If this is a 665,  there will be a start capacitor on the left side of the wash motor.  If one of the wires came off the cap,  the motor won't run.  Regarding the door switches,  if you have 120V going to the motor during the wash cycle, you can assume the door switches are o.k.   Hope this gets you started in the right direction...Catriver.

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

rickzilla
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SOURCE: Diswasher wont turn back on after being moved - DW Omega 908

Have you checked the door interlock switch to make sure it is not disabling the wash cycle?

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

daddy1264
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SOURCE: Dishwasher sounds like it is running, but no water is circulating

also, if water has leaked into the tray below the dishwasher, it won't run.......you'll have ti take off the bottome panel to see

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

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SOURCE: My SHE43 Bosch DW will not pump the water out

i  the water doesn't drain from your dishwasher, check these:

Drain line/air gap
Pump
Drain valve and/or solenoid
Belt
Motor
Timer
Drain line/air gap A clog in the drain line or air gap (if there is one) is the usual reason that a dishwasher won't drain. Often the problem is at the point where the drain line attaches to the garbage disposer or household drain line. If you remove this line, you can clear any debris from the hose or hose connection. Be sure to reattach the hose before starting the dishwasher again.

Pump Your dishwasher pump ejects the water. The pump is usually mounted directly to the motor, then attached to the bottom of the dishwasher. You can reach the pump from inside the dishwasher, but first you need to remove the lower rack, the spray arm, and the spray arm support. 

Look for an impeller--a round plastic fan blade-type of device that spins around. This is the wash impeller, which forces the water through the spray arm. Beneath the wash impeller is the drain impeller, which is similar in size and shape to the wash impeller. The drain impeller pushes the water toward the drain port. These components make up the pump. If any of the pump components are defective, you need to replace them.

Drain valve and/or solenoid Many dishwashers use a drain valve with an electric solenoid. When electricity flows to the solenoid, the valve opens and diverts the water to the drain. Sometimes the solenoid, or the diverting lever, sticks and prevents the dishwasher from draining or filling properly. Try to free up the solenoid to lubricate the lever. Otherwise, you may have to replace the solenoid or pump assembly. With these systems, the motor always rotates in one direction. When it's energized, the drain valve diverts the water. 

Other dishwashers simply reverse the direction of the motor to drain the dishwasher. These units don't have a drain valve. Instead, there's a drain hose connected directly to the pump housing.

Belt One brand of dishwasher uses a belt to drive the pump. If this belt is broken or has fallen off, replace it.

Motor If the motor isn't turning or working, the unit won't drain. First check to be sure you have power to the dishwasher. If not, see the section "It doesn't work at all." If the motor hums but doesn't turn, it may need to be replaced. 

Some dishwashers are susceptible to getting stuck if you don't run them regularly. If you haven't run the dishwasher for more than a week, you may need to manually spin the motor to free it up. If the motor is defective, you need to replace it. Dishwasher motors can't be serviced.

Timer Part of what the timer does is control the motor and drain valve. If the timer doesn't work properly, the water may not drain and you need to replace the timer. This problem is uncommon.

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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SOURCE: GE dishwasher GSD4000J00WW filling but not running at start of cy

Okay this is hard to believe, but it WORKED!!! I had not used my washer for a couple of weeks. I called the help line and the lady told me this ridiculous approach to solving the problem. It was so far out there I wasn't even going to try it. Thank goodness I did. She says this could lubricate the motor or seals or something, which may need it after not being run for a certain time period. Get acidic acid or also called sour salt. I found some lime-salt in the salt section. It stated acidic acid as one of the ingriedients so I said"good enough". put 3-4 ounces in 1 quart of hot water. LET IT DESOLVE COMPLETELY pour it into the washer and let it sit for at least 30 minutes. She said the longer the better. (I let it sit for 30 minutes,I'm not that patient) Then try to run it empty and no detergent. I had to mess around with the dial a couple of times, but sure enough the darn thing started running!! So she said to run it thruough a full cycle empty and then go ahead with buisnness as usual. So as funny as it sounds, try the acidic acid/sour salt. Good luck.

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

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