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Dishwasher will fill with water and will drain but will not

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Dishwasher will fill with water and will drain but will not wash in between theses cycles
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 years ago.
Hello, and thank you for using this service. I'll be helping you with your problem today.

When the dishwasher should be washing, does it make any sound at all or is it silent?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
It is silent.
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 years ago.
OK so that's either a bad control board or a bad circulation motor then. There are only 2 wires going to the circulation motor so you'd need to test between the 2 wires and see if you get 120 volts when it should be washing. If so then you need a new circulation pump. Otherwise you need a new control board.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
would i be better off getting a new dishwasher or fixing this one?
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 years ago.
Well each repair will cost about $200 so I guess that depends on how much the dishwasher was to start with and it's condition. But it's definitely something to consider.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
would i be better off repairing the dishwasher or replacing it?
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 years ago.
That's up to you, but my opinion would be to replace the dishwasher myself.
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