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Bosch Dishwasher Water Fill Issue

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#21 PebbleInHand

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 08:05 AM

I have not tested the wash motor and am filled with dread at what that might require.  

 

I think some type of blockage is a possibility. 

 

I must say that the impeller and seal kit that I removed looked very good and I was pretty certain they were not the problem.  

 

The one other thing is that initially it was getting a very small amount of low pressure water when in wash cycle.  Now after five minutes I open it up, there is steamy hot air coming out and significantly more water but still not getting water to the top level as per the upturned glass test.  I have not checked for blockage in the manifold because I haven't figured out how yet.  



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Posted 06 June 2013 - 08:20 AM

It won't be any more difficult that what you've already done.  Remove the dishwasher and the right side panel.  See page 71 in this manual:  http://appliantology...raining-manual/



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Posted 06 June 2013 - 08:22 AM

...  Having read the troubleshooting guide

do you have or need the 144 page (Bosch / Sears) service manual ?


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Posted 06 June 2013 - 08:24 AM

do you have or need the 144 page (Bosch / Sears) service manual ?

 

 

That's the one I linked him to in my preceding post.  



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Posted 06 June 2013 - 08:50 AM

This machine is 11 years old.  Before I dedicate more money and time and blood loss (sump connection was quite sharp) to this project I'm curious what your experience is with how long these things will last.

 

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 09:45 AM

I'm not sure you are getting enough water, after it fills how much water is in there? Water needs to completely cover the whole bottom pan, not just the sump. If your not getting enough water it could be valve, fill assembly or water supply problem.

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 12:24 PM

How do I know if it has enough water?  I filled up the sump. 



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Posted 07 June 2013 - 12:52 PM

Ok.  So I manually filled the base so the bottom cover was filled. I put a glass on the top rack and bottom and ran for 5 minutes in wash mode.  Both glasses were full after 5 minutes.  Seemed to be functioning well.  

 

Thoughts?



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Posted 07 June 2013 - 03:10 PM

Replace water inlet valve.  Water heater (for house) replaced recently?



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Posted 07 June 2013 - 03:11 PM

After manually filling it the machine went through a full cycle and everything looked good.  At the end of the cycle there was about an inch of water in the sump.  When I tried another cycle I'm back to the original problem.  I don't think its a water supply problem since it worked fine once I manually filled it.  So I guess its either the valve or fill assembly?  



Water heater wasn't recently replaced.  But water has been shut off to the building and turned back on a few times which could have kicked some debris loose.   

 

Can someone point me to the proper water inlet valve replacement part?



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Posted 07 June 2013 - 04:01 PM

 

Can someone point me to the proper water inlet valve replacement part?

 

 

You wish is my command.  Replacement fill valve with how-to video:  http://www.repaircli.../425458/1105846

 

 

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 04:14 PM

That video doesn't explain how to replace the valve, just how to test if it is bad.  Is there one that shows how to replace it?   



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Posted 07 June 2013 - 04:19 PM

Did you replace the impeller and seal kit o this dishwasher?  (nod your head "yes")  

 

Okay, I have great news for you!  Replacing the water inlet valve is waaaay easier!  "Why?" you ax?  Cuz you don't have to pull the dishwasher out like you did for the impeller and seal kit!  Kin ah hear a "A-frikkin-men sweet baby b'geezus"?  Awwite, den!  

 

1. Turn off water supply to the dishwasher

 

2.  remove toe panels from dishwasher

 

3.  locate water inlet valve-- will look like what's shown in preceding part link,

 

4.  remove valve from base

 

5.  remove hoses and electrical from valve

 

6.  install new valve

 

7.  pop a cold one

 

Go git 'em!  



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Posted 07 June 2013 - 07:49 PM

A-frikkin-men sweet baby b'geezus!!



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Posted 07 June 2013 - 08:26 PM

Is there any chance you have a flood safe hose on your water inlet? I only ask because I've seen it once.

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 07:07 AM

I suppose.  What would that look like?  This is the only dishwasher I've ever tried to repair. 



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Posted 08 June 2013 - 09:00 AM

http://www.startribu.../164400816.html

Here's a link that tells more about the down falls falls of flood safe hoses... Usually we come acrossed them on washers, but they are made for and sometimes used on dishwashers.

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 09:42 AM

Not Floodsafe. 



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Posted 08 June 2013 - 02:01 PM

This is a time fill machine.

How long is the water valve open from the beginning of the fill cycle?



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Posted 09 June 2013 - 08:22 AM

How would I determine that?







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