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Dishwasher fills and drains at the same time

After dishwasher starts fill cycle, it starts draining. It fills again with very little water to wash. Top dishes are not getting clean and dishwasher soap leaves a residual on bottom utensils.

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  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    UNIT STARTS FILLS WITH WATER WASHES BUT KEEPS RECYCLING ON WASH CYCLE. COULD CONTROL MODULE NEED TO BE REPLACED?

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    top drawer leaks when draining. Does not appear to lead during the filling or running. Water appears to come from some of the holes ont he bottom of the drawer. cleaned out the drain, I see nothing obvious but am not sure where to go from here.

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Your water is syphoning out make sure your drin hose is up

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