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Dishwasher trips circuit

Hi, i have the exact same problem described, and i am thinking that it may require a replacement drain pump. Can you tell me if this is likely to be the case and how to go about changing the pump?
Many thanks for any assistance offered.
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Russell.

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Had the same thing and it was a minute hole in the corrugated hose that the water escaped through and caused the machine to trip.

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When I push auto and start the lights go on and the time, but then it goes off. Why?


Hello. Is this unit less than 1 year old? If so, anything defective is covered under the warranty(parts and labor). After 1 year, certain parts are covered, however, no labor is covered. Make absolutely sure the door is closed properly--there is an internal door switch that must be closed(tells the main board it's okay to start the cycle) or nothing will happen and produce the exact symptom you describe. Next, the unit could be experiencing an error condition causing the shutdown. Make sure the water supply to the dishwasher is turned on(and always run the hot water in the sink before starting the dishwasher to ensure hot water gets to the unit). Next, do you hear the drain pump working? A lot of dishwashers turn on the drain pump immediately to remove any standing water in the pump before letting in fresh hot water. If the drain pump is jammed or clogged, you might hear a soft humming sound only(from the motor trying to spin) and then the dishwasher will shut down due to it detecting a malfunction. Check the float switch in the tub to make sure nothing has gotten underneath it(ex. a spoon or fork can become lodged underneath and the dishwasher thinks there is already water inside and won't fill) I hope this helps you!

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Viking DFB450 Tripping breaker in pots and Pans,normal, econo,cycle after prewash drains and fill. Heater or pump/motor bad? Does the pump have 2 speeds?


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You may have a bad breaker. Have you tried replacing the breaker? I would not think you heating element was bad unless it didn't heat up. If the pump works at all then the pump should be ok. If it does not work and you have power going to the pump motor then it may be causing a phase to ground resulting in the tripped breaker.

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Power trips 1-2 secs after on button pressed. Been


hi - i would tend to think that theres an electrical problem with the machine, as most dishwashers will start with the drain operations before commencing any cycle - the drain pump may well be the cause..

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Water does not drain,how do I access the pump


Hi jolanda03,

Remove the Top Panel, fastened by 2 screws at the back, Then remove the right Side Panel, you should see the Drain Pump attached to the sump. To test it, you could attach direct power to the two pins on it (Alternating current, so position of connectors unimportant). If it works, it could be either that it is not receiving power from the PC Board, or the sump is clogged inside (Filter).

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Water wont drain


You use your dishwasher so often with no problems that any issue can seem like a major disaster. But you can fix a drainage problem with a trip to the hardware or plumbing supply store and a few minutes of effort. If your dishwasher doesn't drain properly, the drain hose is probably kinked or damaged, interfering with the flow of water out of the dishwasher. You can fix the problem by replacing the drain hose yourself.
Difficulty: Moderately Easy Instructions And 4 Tools (Material) Needed To Solve The Drain Problem.

  • Shallow dish,Pliers or screwdriver,Replacement drain hose,Replacement hose clamps
  1. Turn off the water supply to the dishwasher. Turn off the dishwasher's power supply by unplugging it (under the sink) or turning off the appropriate circuit breaker.
  2. Pull the dishwasher all the way out from the cabinet so you can access the drain hose and pump near the back.
  3. Locate the drain pump and hose. The drain hose is the larger of the two hoses attached to the dishwasher and is generally located close to the bottom back of the dishwasher.
  4. Place a shallow dish under the drain pump. Loosen the clamp on the drain hose close to the drain pump, using pliers or a screwdriver. Pull the drain hose off of the pump, allowing any water to drip into the dish below.
  5. Remove the other end of the drain hose from the garbage disposal or drain by loosening the hose clamp and pulling the hose off of the connection.
  6. Attach the replacement hose to the drain pump and the drain or garbage disposal. Attach new hose clamps, and tighten them to hold them in place.
  7. Turn the power and water back on, and run the dishwasher through a cycle to make sure that the dishwasher drains properly and the hose doesn't leak. Tighten the hose clamps if you find any leaks.
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Dishwasher keep tripping power from circuit panel?


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That could be either the motor or the heating element...
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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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Hi. this may be caused be several issue that i will discus below. Kindly read over the list that will describe several issue that may be apparent. replace any parts that corresponds to the issue you are having.


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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01 = Acquastop operated due to leak / overfill - machine drains until empty + lmin.

A02 = Heater Relay open circuit/short circuit or Thermistor or Safety T/Stat o/c or s/c or Element machine fills to Level Switch & Wash Pump runs.

A03 = Thermistor open circuit /short circuit - machine drains until Level Switch resets +1minute

A04 = Unable to sense/reach temperature in 70mins. - machine drains until Level Switch resets + lminute

A05 = Level Switch not resetting in within 3' 20" of drain commencing - machine drains until Level Switch resets +1 minute

A06 = Not used see also H20 at end

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A08 = Auxiliary Wash Pump Triac closedlopen circuit - check Wash Motor operation- machine drains until Level switch resets+30"

A09 = Main Wash Pump Triac closed/open circuit - cheek Wash Motor operation- machine drains until Level Switch resets+30"

A10 = Fill Solenoid valve Triac closedlopen circuit - check valve/operation - machine drains until Level Switch resets+30"

A11 = 1/2 load Solenoid Valve Triac or alternating Wash Motor action - check Solenoid Valve operation & alternating Motor action, replace Module if required - machine drains until Level Switch resets +30"

A12 = Relay with open circuit - check Heater, replace Module if required - machine drains until Level Switch resets+30"

A 13 = Dispenser Triac incorrect operation closed/open circuit - Wash Cycle completes but with Dispenser Lid notfunctioning correctly

H20 = Static 'Fill Time exceeding 6 minutes - cheek for blockages/low pressure

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