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Dishwasher starts to fill but has very little water in it when cycle starts. disconnected float switch and does not change the operation. water never fills to cover the heater.


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Hi,

There are ONLY 2 things that could affect this :-

\015\012\015\012 \015\012 Water-inlet valve\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012\011\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012 The\015\012water-inlet valve lets water enter the machine. If this valve is\015\012defective, you need to completely replace it. It's usually located\015\012behind the lower access panel on the left or right side. It's the\015\012device with the main water line (usually copper) from the house, a\015\012rubber tube to the dishwasher, and two wires attached to it.

\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012\011\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012 Float switch\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012\011\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012 The\015\012float switch is a small electrical switch that's located right below\015\012the dishwasher "floor." Above the switch, on the inside of the\015\012dishwasher, is a plastic cylinder that floats up as water fills the\015\012dishwasher. If this switch is defective, or if the plastic float gets\015\012caught or trapped in the raised position, the water can't enter the\015\012dishwasher. If the float switch is defective, you need to replace it.\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012
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The switch does more than turn the water on,and off.It also tells the timing circuit when ,how long etc.I believe the replacement of the switch is necessary for the full function of the machine.Also check for other wires,that might be loose,or not connected.The machine is not getting enough information to put the right amount of water in the machine.Hopefully,this was somewhat helpful to you,if so,please let us know,thank you.
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