Dishwasher draining water, timer not advancing

by Gene
(LA)

Hotpoint model HDA2130Z05WW dishwasher


The timer does not advance and I can hear water flow at the drain. The tub does not fill with water but it is wet inside. I'm thinking that the drain solenoid might be the problem but I am not sure. Any advise would be appreciated. Thanks.



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Hi Gene,

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Sometimes when the timer sticks it puts voltage on the drain solenoid too long, which can cause the solenoid to stick. This will cause the dishwasher to drain all the time and the timer will not advance.

The first thing to do is to disconnect the power to the washer and take the front off. Look under it and you should see the drain solenoid. The plunger should be all the way up but if it is down the solenoid is bad replace the timer and the solenoid.

Thank you,
Shawn/administrator

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hotpoint dishwasher
by: mac

The timer advances but it only fills with water and drains,what could the problem be? Please help..

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by: Shawn/admin

One of the most common causes for this is the drain being stuck down. Look under the dishwasher and you should see a drain solenoid and it should be up, if it is down replace it.

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