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I HAVE A 8 YEAR OLD KENMORE ELITE (WHIRLPOOL) DISHWASHER . THE THERMAL FUSE BLEW AND I REPLACED IT AND THE MAIN CIRCUIT BOARD. NOW THE UNIT APPEARS STUCK IN CANCEL 2 MINUTE CANCEL/ DRAIN/MODE AND THE RELAY CLICKS ON AND OFF TO THE DRAIN MOTOR. I HAVE BENCH TESTED THE DRAIN MOTOR AND IT WORKS FINE WHEN IPT 120VOLTS DIRECT TO IT ANY SUGGESTIONS . WHAT AMPERAGE SHOUD DRAIN MOTOR DRAW?


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\015\012The drain motor is of 120 V, 50-60Hz and 0.6 amp rating. Dishwasher not draining issue usually occurs due to kinked drain pipe, clogged drain filter or drain pump. Check the drain hose for any visible clogging, remove if present. If no visible lint is present then remove then turn off the dishwasher and remove the drain hose and check for any visible clogging. If still not visible then the drain filter or drain pump is clogged and you'll need to clean the drain filter and drain pump. Also, check for any food pieces stuck near the pump impeller.\015\012Please note that dishwashers don't drain out the complete water such that heating element doesn't overheat. \015\012
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\015\012Hope this helps... Please post back for any further assistance.\015\012
\015\012Daniel
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