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I have a frigidaire dishwasher model FDB878GCT0. I just changed

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I have a frigidaire dishwasher model FDB878GCT0. I just changed the door springs and now the machine will not run. the lamps illuminate and I can hear relays clicking when i try to start a cycle, but the motor does not start up. HELP!!
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.

If you did not include a model # XXXXX your question please do on you second reply if possible,this helps us serve you faster.

 

does this even fill with water? did you shut the water off when you did the repair? do you have a volt meter?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

 

Frigidaire model FDB878GCT0

 

NO, It does not fill with water.

 

No, I did not shut off the water to do the repair.

 

YES, i do have a voltmeter.

Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.
ok check your fill valve for 120 volts when you start the machine,

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Sorry for the delay - cannot find my voltmeter. Heading to work now and will have to get one from there. I won't be home until about 5pm est. Thanks for your help so far.
Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.
thats fine, talk tonight then, thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi Bryan - Sorry for the delay (Bad weather here)

 

Got the voltmeter and read 0.0vac across the Fill valve connector when starting the machine.

 

I removed the connector going to the fill valve and I read 120vac across the terminals.

 

I read 0.7 ohms across the fill Valve terminals

 

Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.
so with it unplugged from the valve it has 120?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

 

sorry about that - it read 120 across the connector that was going to the fill valve.

Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.

ok you need to replace the valve, I just looked up that valve and its so expensive! it doesn't make sense, they want $92.00 for it, I've never seen one that high, I would just order the standard Frigidaire valve,

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the is essentially no difference its 120 volts also, and the connections are the same , and its $16.00 @ http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=b2a9c37i380&PartID=380 hope this helps, thanks Bryan
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