Having problems with your Bosch 24 in. SHE43C05UC Stainless Steel Free-Standing Dishwasher ?

Our bosch dishwasher runs but no water is spraying on the inside. Is there a water filter clean out or is there a water pump that might be broken? I checked the line coming in and it isn't plugged. I made sure where the stainless line goes into the electric valve that it wasn't plugged to that point. I could see anywhere else to check if it was plugged. I figure there has to be a water pump, but I guess I'm not sure of that either. Thanks for any help..


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Hi, welcome to Fixya. \015\012 \015\012By the description you've provided, it sound's like the wash motor is either seized or just stuck, let's hope it's the later. \015\012 \015\012Bosch had issued a service tip about this problem several years ago titled "Loosening Frozen Impellers" strange choice of word's considering nothing is froze..at least you'd hope lol. \015\012 \015\012Essentially what it say's is this...Remove the pump filter ( inside the tub under the bottom rack ) locate the hole to your right down in the sump well, you should be able to see it with a flashlight so it's a well lit area. Once you've located this hole ( it's providing access to the wash impeller without pulling the unit from the cabinet ) reach in with a 8mm nut driver and locate the end of the impeller and turn it clock-wise until it feel's to turn freely. \015\012 \015\012Give it a test perhaps in a rinse cycle before you put all the filter and screen back together. It should be fine unless the motor is seized, we'll cross that bridge when we get to it, try the repair tip for now. \015\012 \015\012Let me know how that help's and/or if you need further assistance. \015\012 \015\012Thank's for visiting "fixya" for you repair tip's. If this is indeed helpful please rate the solution accordingly, if not let me know. \015\012 \015\012Thanks again and good luck. \015\012 \015\012Macmarkus :)
First...make sure you visit the Bosch dishwasher recall website as this model is under the recall with a faulty controller which may cause a fire! Check your model under http://microsites.boschappliances.com/safetyrecall/dishwasher/
\015\012then call 800.856.9226 to setup a recall repair appointment. We just found out about this recall and was never notified by Bosch even though we registered our unit after we purchased it...talk about poor customer service! Hope this helps!
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