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Dishwasher fills with water. then hums but dosen't clean

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  • kevin mcgonigal Mar 06, 2012

    should the water that fills the dishwasher be above heating element

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Sounds like water-level sensor is ok as it stops filling then 'hums'. I'd (carefully) check the connections to the connections between the level-sensor and the wash motor start relay. Could be motor is bad or something is causing it to become 'jammed'. Before you begin opening the appliance, I'd attempt to vacuum out the water or try putting the control in the last position to cause it to try to pump out the water.

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