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What is this part in my dishwasher? It is not shown anywhere in the manual. The brand is Electrolux.

What is this?

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    It's probably a float switch, I don't have any knowledge about your particular dishwasher tho. – Tyson Aug 20 '16 at 21:41
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    That is definitely the float switch. – Jimmy Fix-it Aug 20 '16 at 21:43
  • Thanks - I was having a drainage problem and wasn't sure it that had anything to do it. Based on the answers I would say it doesn't. – Eric Smith Aug 20 '16 at 21:54
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    Looks like a float switch to me+ – Ed Beal Aug 20 '16 at 22:01
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According to many unofficial manuals, it is a salt container.

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  • I see salt container in the prints you provided but have only ever known these to be a water level safety or float switch. Because of that will + to reverse the - . – Ed Beal Aug 21 '16 at 14:47
  • I've never heard of putting salt in a dishwasher. – DA01 Sep 20 '16 at 15:24
  • @DA01, you'd only do it if the unit has a water softener. finishdishwashing.com/news-and-offers/dishwashing-articles/… – BowlOfRed Sep 21 '16 at 7:25

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