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Dishwasher wont start or advance. When timer dial is set

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Dishwasher won't start or advance. When timer dial is set to normal there is a short hum (two seconds) and then it clicks off. Motor turns free by hand not sure what to check?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 2 years ago.
Hello, Thank you for using this service, I will be helping you with your problem today

the motor wont start at all ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It won't run. That is, it tries to start (sounds like the start windings hums) then shortly there is a click and it shuts off. It never does turn at all.
Expert:  Bryan replied 2 years ago.
okay the click is the motor overload kicking the motor off. do you have a volt meter ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes, I checked ohms at the motor wire harness. I got close to 6 ohms checking line to neutral and start then run windings. Couldn't figure where to go from there?

Expert:  Bryan replied 2 years ago.

well if the motor turns freely and this wont start you will need to replace the motor start relay. Relay(NNN) NNN-NNNN        Main Product Viewthis is located in the front behind the kick plate under the door. you can order this at the link below.

relay--- http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-number/3369063/0022/665&pathTaken=partSearch&blt=14&prst=0&shdPart=3369063

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