Brand new maytag dishwasher won't fill water


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Old 12-12-13, 04:45 PM
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Brand new maytag dishwasher won't fill water

My brand new may tag dishwasher was installed by a professional plumber but when I tried to use the dishwasher absolutely no water is coming out from the valve into the dishwasher line but my faucet works.
 
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Old 12-12-13, 05:09 PM
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You need to get the plumber back to check water line And valve.
 
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Old 12-12-13, 05:38 PM
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Well when he left he tested it and some water went into the tub because when I got home I opened the tub and saw the standing water and drained it with the dishwasher cancel/drain button. The hot water valve at the sink is working for my faucet and producing hot water. I took off the front panel of dishwasher and next to the waterline I hear the valve trying to work and vibrating. Is it possible one side of the hot water valve at the sink works and the other side that's hooked up to the dishwasher water line doesn't work?
 
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Old 12-12-13, 06:21 PM
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Did he put a separate valve for the dishwasher? He should've. Maybe he turned it back off because he was checking something else and forgot to turn it back on. Perhaps, the solenoid is stuck closed or maybe the float valve is stuck. A gentle tapping on those items might free them up. Show us a pic of the plumbing supply line area.
 
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Old 12-12-13, 07:32 PM
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Norm,

Please see the pictures below. Nothing is leaking, it's just in case since it was a new install. I already moved the float switch up and down and it clicks so it is working. The drain valve has power, but is it possible it's defective right from the factory? I really can't figure out why water isn't flowing in there but I think its more a product of the dishwasher than the actual water line.

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Old 12-12-13, 09:18 PM
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Looks like a single handled valve that shuts off both water connections.
It works but it's not what I'd put in. I've never seen rubber hose used for a dishwasher like that either. I use soft copper or the braided line.

You could try turning that valve off and disconnecting the water line from the bottom of the fill line. Put the hose in a pail and turn the water on slowly to see if you get water out of it.
 
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Old 12-12-13, 09:40 PM
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The hose is legitimate and not the reason. Plumbing looks fine correct? Since it's a single handed valve and the faucets hot water works, I would assume the valve with the red rubber hose is fine. Therefore only thing I can think of is a defective inlet valve on the dishwasher but brandsmart tested the dishwasher prior to delivery

Whirlpool W10278627RP Universal Dishwasher Hose Kit, 6 Foot - Amazon.com
 
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Old 12-12-13, 10:15 PM
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I didn't infer the red hose was the problem.

I suggested checking for water out of the end of the hose to eliminate the plumbers work from the equation.
 
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Old 12-12-13, 10:55 PM
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PJ I took the hose off and theres no water. Thats the problem how do I get water to come out of that valve
 
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Old 12-12-13, 11:04 PM
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That's an excellent question. I haven't installed one of those valves so other than turning on the handle I'm lost too.
 
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Old 12-12-13, 11:05 PM
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Took hose off of valve under sink and that valve shoots water. Red hose is new. Must be kinked somewhere?
 
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Old 12-12-13, 11:15 PM
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Kinked somewhere or plugged.
 
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Old 12-13-13, 03:10 AM
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Discard that red supply line (looks like pex line) and get a stainless steel braided hose. The kind without the anti-leak safety valve. I bet that will solve the problem. And put a separate shutoff valve just for the dishwasher. Poor craftsmanship by the plumber.

Why the separate valve you ask. Just for the reason at hand. You have a dishwasher problem and you have to turn off your hot water to the whole sink in order to trouble shoot. It's worth the extra cost and trouble to do it now and be done with it. In fact why not use an outlet instead of hard wire for electric power?
 
 

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