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Brand new dishwasher stops mid-way through wash cycle with soap spilled out all over the door. Can't seem to get past the wash cycle to finish the complete wash/dry cycle.

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If there is no water in the bottom of machine, see if your water supply is turned off, or check for a loose wire on the water valve, lastly, check if the float is stuck in the up position. That is the overflow protector. If the machine 'thinks' the water level is too high, it will not allow more water into it. The float is in the front left corner, usually under a raised cover, remove that cover and manually raise and lower the float to allow free movement. It should be normally in the down position. Good luck.

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