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Drain pump on dishwasher running backwards

I have a GE GDT665SFN0DS dishwasher and the other day it stopped pumping out the drain. I checked for debris and clogs, nothing. I did notice that when I ran it without the filter and screen installed ...
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Dishwasher - 3/8 inch 90° elbow leaks. How do I tighten it without overtighting it and it is pointing down?

I've installed a new dishwasher, but the 3/8 inch 90° elbow leaks. How do I tighten it without overtightening it and it is pointing down? I put two wraps of teflon tape and hand tightened it, and ...
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Dishwasher won't drain between cycles but will empty using cancel button

I can't get my whirlpool dishwasher to empty between cycles,,,I did change the control board and it didn't work,,it will empty with the cancel button, I do not have a disposal I cleaned out the bottom ...
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How to remove this fitting from hard wired dishwasher

I'm wondering how to remove this connector from my dishwasher, or what it is called? It seems like it was pushed through the opening, after which little wings depressed, preventing it from being ...
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Dishwasher not draining before and after pump replacement

I have an 8 year old he dishwasher(GSD4060D35SS). It developed a problem where it wouldn’t drain at the end of the cycle. I replaced the pump and solenoid after discovering some physical damage to the ...
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Dishwasher leaving residue, needing frequent cleaning

I'm looking for any ideas about how to get my dishwasher working better. Right now I need to take it apart and clean out a filter each week, but this filter is not easily removed (~8 screws) and did ...
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Replacing hardwired dishwasher with existing wire

I am replacing one Frigidaire gallery dishwasher with an new one. My old dishwasher only had a black and white wires for hardwiring. So it was wired black to black and white to white with the power ...
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Plugging in my dishwasher and water filter to the same outlet with an extender

I have two appliances that I need to plug in to the same outlet. These are: A dishwasher - Bosch Benchmark 40-Decibel Top Control 24-in Built-In Dishwasher (Stainless Steel) ENERGY STAR A water ...
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Turning on Dishwasher With 4-Hour Delay During Extreme Cold Weather

I have several rental properties in suburb of Dallas. As you know that these week we will be experiencing extreme cold weather down to single digit, which is very uncommon for Texas. Aside from the ...
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Size of outlet on my hot water valve for dishwasher supply

I'm trying to figure out how to hook my hot water supply up to my new bosch 500 dishwasher. I have this hose, which does fit the dishwasher: And attached are images of the hot water shutoff valve ...
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can a dishwasher be installed 17 feet from sink?

Due to the issues with my kitchen cabinet layout, I can't have my Bosch dishwasher installed next to the sink. The only place where the dishwasher can fit into is the cabinet that's 17 feet away from ...
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Where could the water leaking from in my Dishwasher?

It will only leak during the first 2 minutes of the cycle and than cleans the dishes fine. The leaking is from somewhere at the bottom of the case in the center where the arm and filters are housed, ...
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What would cause this dishwasher diffuser part to repeatedly fail?

The diffuser / wash arm support part on my Kenmore dishwasher has failed like clockwork every six months, three times now. This comes as one solid part, with the diffuser blades and support axle fused ...
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Why doesn't my dishwasher spray consistently?

I have a frigidaire dw that is not spraying. I've engaged the switch to watch it spray for 1-2 seconds, then the water just drains through the top rack sprayer. I found a broken impeller on the ...
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Why is my Dishwasher making a loud popping sound when draining/switching cycles?

I recently replaced my kitchen floors and, in the process, noticed my dishwasher was wired very poorly and was not in a box. A friend of mine put everything in a box the way it was wired before but ...
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GFI turns off dishwasher heating element

Kenmore Elite dishwasher doesn’t seem to be heating for dry cycle when used. when taken apart heating element heats fine but GFI turns off. What suggestion do you have to solve the problem? Thanks for ...
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Installing a dishwasher where there is no preexisting one

I want to add a dishwasher for my parent's house but I'm not sure if there's any electrical work that would need to be done prior to starting the plumbing. There is no outlet under the sink but there ...
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Wiring dishwasher and garbage disposal

I am finishing my kitchen remodel but I had run the electrical supply lines previously, before I finished my basement, when its ceiling was exposed for routing. For some reason I can't exactly recall ...
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Where does this gasket go? Countertop dishwasher faucet adapter

I have an SPT brand countertop dishwasher. I forgot to push the red drain button before disconnecting the hose from the faucet adapter. The water pressure blew off this black rubber gasket. I can’t ...
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Dishwasher not draining

I have a Bosch dishwasher (modelnr: SMU69T42SK). It is no longer draing properly at the end of a cycle. There is a similar question here, which mentions a failing solenoid valve as a possible fault. I ...
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Why is the pressure low in the top sprayer of my Bosch dishwasher?

Bosch Dishwasher SHU43C02UC/17 I noticed that the filter screen was raised at the far left corner. So took it the rest of the way off and cleaned out round filter as long as I was in there. Then ...
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How can I repair a worn and rusting dishwasher rack?

I have a GE dish washer, the bottom rack coating has come off, some of the tines, and now my dishes have rust spots on most of them. I tried to replace the rack at GE, but the part has been ...
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Dishwasher is making screeching and whirring noises. What's wrong with it?

I have a Frigidaire FDBB2040FQ3 dishwasher. Someone started it when I was out (and accidentally put in in high-temp wash mode), and when I came home it had just started making some horrible noises: ...
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Dishwasher drains with drain line detached, but not into the drain line itself

I have a Whirlpool dishwasher (model # W10632077A) that has been a problem from the day we moved into this apartment. It's never cleaned dishes properly, and now it's suddenly stopped draining. The ...
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Why's my dishwasher making grinding noises during pre-wash?

We have an LG dishwasher that sat in storage brand new unboxed for 10 years, until we moved and installed it in the new house. Well, it's making an awful grinding noise only during the first 20 ...
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Connect three kitchen appliances to same water line?

In the kitchen, I'm trying to connect the sink, dishwasher, and washing machine to the same hot water line. Currently, my hot water has dishwasher and sink are hooked up: https://imgur.com/zgVDJG1 I ...
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How to turn water valve on to dishwasher

We live in a rented house and recently bought a dishwasher. The previous owners had a dishwasher in the same place so we know it works. We have attached the waste pipe fine and think the water pipe ...
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Wire Line to GFCI Switch Combo to Outlet

I currently have a 12/3 Line providing power to a paddle switch that then provides power to an outlet where the pull tab has been removed. I would like to add a GFCI switch combo to replace the ...
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Samsung Dishwasher is not spraying

I have a Samsung DW80K5050US its not that old and under used. The water flows in from the side to the base The water gets hot The water Won't Spray or move or jet or anything Then the water gets ...
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Switch for dishwasher

Can I install a switch for my dishwasher? The dishwasher is on a 15 amp circuit. The plan would be to take the existing dishwasher wire run it to a box in the sink cabinet and place it high on the ...
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Where is the “labyrinth plate” of a dishwasher?

I am trying to diagnose an intermittent error message with a Fisher & Paykel DW920 Dishwasher. I found the diagnostics manual, and in the section on checking the operation of the wash pump it ...
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Hole in hose on Dishwasher drain kit

As in attached picture the hose on the drain punmp of my GE dishwasher seems to have developed a hole and is leaks when the dishwasher runs. I contacted GE for a solution but not much luck. Can anyone ...
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Salt residues on the bottom of dish washer

I have started to seeing salt residues on the bottom of my machine after i moved to new flat. I could tell that water in here is harder than my previous flat.
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Drain Hose - Reverse Water Pressure in Standby

I have 5 drain hoses from various appliances (dishwasher, laundry washer, AC condensate, water softener, water filter) that all have the standard regulated air gap to a sink. I imagine drain pumps on ...
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Dishwasher and sink drain smell

I have been trying to troubleshoot a smelly dishwasher for a few months now. Here is what I observed: Dishwasher does not smell normally Dishwasher smells almost immediately after a wash cycle starts ...
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Can I run cable through a junction box in a cabinet and then to the dishwasher?

My electrical wire to my dishwasher comes up through a hole in the subfloor wired right to the dishwasher. I wanted to replace it (too much to go into here, just know the subfloor got wet, and I ...
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Jenn-Air Dishwasher - Red “Add Salt” and “Drying” Lights at End of Cycle

I have a Jenn-Air dishwasher, model JDB9800CWP2. It seems to be working normally, except that at the end of the cycle, the Add Salt and Drying lights are dimly glowing red. It has not done this before,...
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How to remove plastic supply line to dishwasher?

I am trying to remove my current dishwasher and would like some advice on disconnecting the supply line. The supply line to my dishwasher is connected to the shut-off valve with some sort of plastic ...
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What’s a proper way to wire a dishwasher

I am in the process of wiring for a second dishwasher. The first one is hardwired and has a wall switch. My thought is to put the old work outlets for both dishwashers inside the wall (it’s a wood ...
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Capping a Side Spray Opening on a Moen Faucet

I am setting up a portable dishwasher (an 18-inch GE portable dishwasher). Similar to this question from last year, I am planning to connect the dishwasher to a kitchen faucet with a side spray. ...
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Frigidaire FDB126RBS0 Dishwasher makes Grinding noises

I have a Frigidaire FDB126RBS0 dishwasher that has started making intermittent grinding noises when it is running. Based on what I have researched so far, it sounds like it could be either the pump or ...
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Dishwasher - pump does not stop working after getting an Error message

We have an elektrolux dishwasher which is some years old. Today while working it gave an error message about leaking water. We found no water outside on the floor. After turning the dishwasher off the ...
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My new dishwasher goes bonkers randomly. How can I test if “dirty power” is the culprit?

I bought a brand new dishwasher and within minutes of installing it, the dishwasher started itself, as in clicked "normal" and then clicked "start" all by itself. It has ...
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Bosch dishwasher part identification

Trying to identify a dishwasher part. Thia dishwasher is bosch, silence plus (I'm in Israel). This part was stuck near the pump inside the dishwasher (specifically the gear of the pump). The ...
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Dishwasher water line not providing hot water

Have an odd situation that started a week or so ago. The dishwasher was running to completion and dishes were either still dirtyish or the dishwasher pod was not dissolved and the dishes basically ...
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Is it OK for dishwasher waste to be connected lower than sink trap elbow?

We have a new-build house with an integrated dishwasher that was already fitted when we moved in. It's about 4 months old, and it recently stopped draining. The engineer found that the waste pipe was ...
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Are Soap Suds Normal After the Dishwasher is done?

This washing machine uses the normal pods. I set the jet dry to minimal. However, at the end of the wash cycle I see soap suds on the bottom. Is this normal? I was wondering if the soap suds were from ...
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Bottom of dishwasher leaking when not running

I just moved into a house and was trying to adjust the dishwasher height when I noticed the bottom of the dishwasher is leaking when I'm not even using it. Here is the leaking part circled in red: ...
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Dishwasher and garbage disposal wiring in same gang box

I am in the planning stages of renovating my kitchen. I plan on wiring my garbage disposal under the sink and using one of those air switches to control it. The wiring is not a problem. However, to ...
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Help w/ Countertop Dishwasher Connection/Adapter

I have a countertop dishwasher that needs to be hooked into my faucet, but the major obstacle is that my faucet is a pull-out spray head. I can pop the bottom of the spray head off to reveal the ...

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