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The first thing to check is to make sure you are getting water to the fill valve...on some units there is a hose feeding it and the hose may have a screen in it that plugs...some fill valves have a screen just inside where the hose hooks up...on most dishwashers the fill valve is on the bottom left front corner just behind the kickplate...
If all that checks out then you may have a bad fill valve aka solenoid valve....to check that out for sure you can check for power coming to the valve when it should be filling...if no power is coming then the control board is bad....

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