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My dishwasher keeps stopping mid cycle and beeps with the

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hello. My dishwasher keeps stopping mid cycle and beeps with the play/pause button beeping.
JA: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of your dishwasher? And have you run a diagnostic test cycle?
Customer: it says, MOD: DS6021
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If it's simple enough!
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: serial number is ***** When it started beeping I opened it and there is about 4 inches of water sitting in it
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

One moment while I get some information for you!

Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

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This is a pump issue either the pump is not working or the drain line is blocked. Check the siphon gap next to your sink for blockage watch this video to check it out that may be the only issue. If not you may have a bigger issue that would require a technician.


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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I tried cleaning that out and running it again. now it beeps and when I turn it off, it turns right back on again and continues beeping and the spinner thing in the middle keeps spinning
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

You likely have a blockage and it can not or is not pumping out.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
how do I just make it stop for now?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
It just won't stop beeping even if I hold the off button
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

Just kill the breaker to it for tonight

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