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Dishwasher repair Dear Guru, I hope you are well this evening. I have a Whirlpool Quietwash Plus dishwasher (940 Series) that will randomly have water sitting in after running through a washing cycle. In addition, some mornings there will randomly be a couple inches of water sitting in the bottom without every running the washer. Need assistance. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you for your time. J


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Without model unablr to look up exact unit, but in genreral, either ther is a blockage/clog in oyour drain line not alowing complete drain of cycle, as far as never really washing, i would look into perhaps a faulty/ sloppy door switch assembly. if for some reason the dorr latch "loses contact" the machine will take that as someone openig the door and thus stopping from proceding in cycle.with complete model umber i may bbe able to assist further
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Dishwasher repair Dear Guru, I hope you are well this evening. I have a Whirlpool Quietwash Plus dishwasher (940 Series) that will randomly have water sitting in after running through a washing cycle. In addition, some mornings there will randomly be a couple inches of water sitting in the bottom without every running the washer. Need assistance. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you for your time. J


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