Can anyone help, my dishwasher seems to keep running at the end of the cycle and the electronic timer remains on 1. I have checked all pipes and drains. If i turn the machine off and on again it returns to 10 minutes and continues to run.???????
Have you tried it on a different program? I have nearly always used the AUTO program - however i have used the 50 degree program 3 times now and it completes the (much longer) wash without sticking on one minute. Will try it on auto again to see what happens. I found it useful to turn the end-of-wash buzzer on (to loud) to remind me when (if) it completes the program.
If the water level sensor is on then the pump will keep running trying to remove the water. Ensure the water clears properly from the pump area beneath the strainer accessible by removing the torx screw and lifting out the pump guard. Clear any debris from the area directly infront of the pump blades.
We eventually, after several days of these problems, called a technician. It took him a couple of days to come round. Then when he did - he switched it on and absolutely no problem. His explanation was that if you interrupt the cycle whilst on a hot cycle, it sometimes thinks it's in flood mode. If you leave it off for a couple of days - it's OK.
1) Try not to interrupt hot cycle
2) If the pump continues to run - switch it off and wash dishes manually for 2 or 3 days.
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Possible that the drain pump /drain valve is not working . it can be struck or it could have failed. Best is to check the voltage during the program . If voltage is present then pump is faulty but if voltage is not present then the controller board is not working ,possible failure in the board.
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So you know how to get to the float mechanism. I also noticed that when i lifted the red anti flood pole the pump keeps going & also the float will not move because if you add water to the small chambe it runs away as it should do. The next thing i tried was to unplug the electronic float switch. I use alot of these devices in my line of work & sometimes they stick. By unpluging it & seemed to do the trick once reinserted the pump has stopped. To double check just lift the red pole & the pump will start again as if it has registered a flood alert. Problem solved & £300 better off. Note if it still runs after this, the switch could be at fault they cost pennies to replace. Good luck
If your dishwasher's cycle times are too long, check these:
Water pre-heating Cycle not completing Water pre-heating Your dishwasher may pre-heat the water. If so, and if the water entering the dishwasher is cool, the heater may take up to half an hour to heat the water.
To avoid the wait, increase the incoming water temperature before turning on the dishwasher. Do that by running the kitchen sink faucet until the water runs hot. Or increase the temperature of the hot water to the entire house at the hot water heater.
Warning! To lessen the risk of scalding, don't set the hot water heater temperature higher than 120 degrees Fahrenheit.