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Dishwasher has no lights but constantly draining/pumping sound with water.

Hi, my Artist dishwasher was doing a cycle normally but when I came back the lights were all off and it was making a constantly pumping/draining sound. It would only stop when the power is plugged, when the power is plugged it continues. There are no lights, none of the buttons work, there is a small water spraying when I check the bottom of the drain. There is nothing stuck.

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It's possible that there may be an issue with the control board or the door switch on your dishwasher. Here are some steps you can take to troubleshoot the problem:

  1. Check the door switch: Make sure that the door switch is engaging properly. If the switch is faulty, it may be preventing the dishwasher from starting up properly.
  2. Check the control board: Look for any signs of damage or burning on the control board. If the board appears to be in good condition, you can try resetting it by turning off the power to the dishwasher for a few minutes and then turning it back on.
  3. Check the drain hose and filter: Make sure that the drain hose and filter are not clogged. If they are, this can cause the dishwasher to continue pumping out water.
  4. Check the float switch: The float switch is responsible for monitoring the water level in the dishwasher. If it is stuck in the "up" position, it may be causing the dishwasher to think that there is too much water and continue pumping.
If none of these steps resolve the issue, it may be best to contact a professional technician to diagnose and repair the problem.

Posted on Feb 26, 2023

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