Having problems with your Equator 20 in. PLS600 Free-Standing Dishwasher ?

Erestanding Equator PLS600 Overflows

\015 What can cause these dishwashers to overflow? I know of two reasons. Are there more?This dishwasher certainly could never be called a pot scrubber, but it ran satisfactorily for two years. Then it began over flowing. The cause the first time was the filler shut off. The filler shut off mechanism is a pressure switch at the end of a long tube. When the water rises to a sufficient level it is driven into the tube raising the pressure and closing a switch and causing a relay to shut the fill valve. the tube had been clogged with built up debris and cleaning out the tube caused it to resume working.The second time the clean out fix did not work. The problem this time seemed to be the door. There is no door seal at all on the dishwasher. Instead, flanges on the sides of the door opening fit loosely into deep recesses on the door sides and a flange on the door bottom fits in a recess at the bottom front of the door opening. Water splashes on the door, runs down and collects in the recess at the bottom, flows through that channel to the sides where it runs back into the sump.The channel at the bottom had become clogged and the water could not drain easily back into the sump.It built up until it overflowed. Cleaning it out seemed to fix the problem.It worked for several loads before it overflowed again. This time it does not seem to be either of the first two problems.Is there any other possible cause of an overflow?Thanks.\015

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May be this time the drain hose has been clogged or the drain hose is at a higher level than the unit or may be the drain pump has stopped functioning.
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